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Chaos Theory

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Ryan Reynolds, Stuart Townsend
Alan Markfield

Chaos Theory

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
85 minutes
Limited Release Date:
04/11/08
performer:
Emily Mortimer, Ryan Reynolds, Stuart Townsend
director:
Marcos Siega
distributor:
Warner Bros.
author:
Daniel Taplitz
genre:
Comedy

We gave it a C

When Frank (Ryan Reynolds), a highly organized efficiency expert, misses the ferry to his next gig, it sets off a chain of contrived mix-ups that get him banished from the house by his wife (Emily Mortimer). So, in an attempt to feel more alive, he gets into a bar fight, purchases a Harley, and streaks at a hockey game. In other words, Chaos Theory peddles the usual carpe diem movie bunk. It all builds up to a last scene where Reynolds gets to say things like ”There are few things more chaotic than the beating of the human heart.” C