6.2/10
1,531
18 user 18 critic

Donovan's Echo (2011)

Trailer
1:27 | Trailer
A series of uncanny déjà vu events force a man to re-examine his tragic past, memory, instinct, and future.

Director:

Jim Cliffe

Writers:

Jim Cliffe (screenplay), Melodie Krieger (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
Reviews
4 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

The Kovak Box (2006)
Mystery | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A sci-fi writer (Hutton) is invited to an island for a conference, only to discover that he's become lured into a trap.

Director: Daniel Monzón
Stars: Timothy Hutton, Lucía Jiménez, David Kelly
Shuffle (2011)
Drama | Fantasy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A man begins experiencing his life out of order: every day he wakes up on a different day of his life, at a different age, and he never knows where or when he's going to be "tomorrow."

Director: Kurt Kuenne
Stars: T.J. Thyne, Paula Rhodes, Chris Stone
41 I (2012)
Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A young man discovers a hole in the floor of a local motel that leads to yesterday.

Director: Glenn Triggs
Stars: Chris Gibson, Dafna Kronental, David Macrae
Paradox (2006)
Short | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Two men are stranded at the bottom of a well. One, with a serious injury to his head, thinks his has fallen in is own back garden in present-day Britain. But the other tells him they are really prisoners in a medieval dungeon. Who is right, and where are they really?

Director: Jeremy Haccoun
Stars: Simon McLinden, George Tardios, Martin Wimbush
Evidence of Blood (TV Movie 1998)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

When a Pulitzer prize winning author of true crimes returns to his hometown in Georgia, it isn't long before he is involved in a forty year old case of a teenage girl who had been murdered.... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Mondshein
Stars: David Strathairn, Mary McDonnell, Sean McCann
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A detective in post-Katrina New Orleans has a series of surreal encounters with a troop of friendly Confederate soldiers while investigating serial killings of local prostitutes, a 1965 lynching, and corrupt local businessmen.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier
Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, John Goodman, Peter Sarsgaard
The Ascent (2017)
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Veteran LAPD detective Henry Cardenas faces off against his toughest murder suspect yet, Vince Marins, who claims to be something other than human. Over the course of 24 hours, truths, both new and long-buried, will be revealed.

Director: Thomas Murtagh
Stars: Miguel Pérez, Stephen Buchanan, Sam Rodd
Extracted (2012)
Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A scientist who has invented a technology to construct virtual realities from people's memories finds himself in a perilous situation, after he reluctantly allows it to be used for a purpose he never imagined.

Director: Nir Paniry
Stars: Sasha Roiz, Jenny Mollen, Dominic Bogart
Domain (2017)
Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

After a deadly virus wipes out most of humanity, the survivors are forced to wait in self-sustaining bunkers with a networked video interface for communication, but one by one, they start ... See full summary »

Director: Nathaniel Atcheson
Stars: Britt Lower, Ryan Merriman, William Gregory Lee
Alien Code (2017)
Mystery | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

After deciphering a message found in a satellite, brilliant cryptographer Alex Jacobs finds himself being stalked by government agents and otherworldly beings.

Director: Michael G. Cooney
Stars: Neil Arnote, Aaron Behr, Tate Birchmore
UFO (2018)
Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A college student, who sees a UFO, uses his exceptional math skills to investigate the sighting with his friends while the FBI follows closely behind.

Director: Ryan Eslinger
Stars: Alex Sharp, Gillian Anderson, Ella Purnell
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A disbarred lawyer takes credit for a late friend's book, which becomes a smash hit but the tables turn on him sooner than he suspected.

Director: Rowdy Herrington
Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Tom Berenger, Marianne Jean-Baptiste
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Danny Glover ... Donovan Matheson
Kyarra Willis Kyarra Willis ... Magnolia Matheson
Karen Holness ... Jasmine Matheson
Bruce Greenwood ... Finnley Boyd
Kevin McNulty ... Dean Belton
Natasha Calis ... Maggie Walgrave
Lanette Ware ... Susan Boyd
Hiro Kanagawa ... Kaisha
Katina Small ... Maggie Walgrave - 35 years
Stephen Jefferys ... Speaker (as Stephen Jeffreys)
Chelah Horsdal ... Doctor
David Lewis ... Kit
Sonja Bennett ... Sarah Walgrave
Sunita Prasad ... Medical Assistant
Ian Tracey ... Ray
Edit

Storyline

In late 1994, former physicist Donovan Matheson returns to his hometown to live in the house he abandoned almost thirty years ago following the deaths of his wife and then eleven year old daughter, Jasmine Matheson and Magnolia Matheson respectively, in a car accident caused by Christopher Bailey, an underage driver who stole a car for a joyride. Donovan, who focused his work on cold fusion, believes he is at fault for their deaths as he believes he could have saved them if not for other things in his life, including his excessive drinking which has only worsened in his grief. The house had been kept up by Donovan's friend, police sergeant Finnley Boyd, who Donovan had only sporadically kept in touch with in the intervening years. Although not clear why he moved back, Donovan comes to believe, in a sense of déjà vu, that the purpose of his return ultimately is to save an eleven year old girl he meets, Maggie Walgrave, in his constant encounters with her, her bookstore owner mother ... Written by Huggo

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

We Are All Connected See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some violent content | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official Facebook | Official site | See more »

Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 February 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El destino está escrito See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Producer Trent Carlson has a cameo sitting in Donovan's AA circle. See more »

Goofs

In the newspaper clipping Donovan pulls out near the beginning of the movie, there is a typo. It says "Police and ambulances responded quickly to the seen.. (should be "scene"). See more »

Soundtracks

Gene Pool
Songwriter Mark Kevin Wilson
Produced by Vintage Masters Music
Performed by Lucian Blaque
Courtesy of Fervor Records Vintage Master, a division of Wild Whirled Music
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Worth watching...maybe more than once!
3 January 2015 | by mndfirestoneSee all my reviews

Although this movie is a little slow moving toward the beginning, the plot is pretty deep so moving too fast would mean you would miss more of the important bits like the other reviewer did, causing him to use the word "disjointed". This movie is not at all disjointed! It has so many well placed, easily missed "bits/clues" that if you blink you just may miss something...If you don't "get it", you were not paying attention! The pieces connect from the beginning right through to the end. There are some flashback scenes throughout the movie to fill in the blanks which, like I said, if you are not giving this movie your full attention you might lose your place! All in all a good watch...It is the type of movie that makes you think (in a good way)! NOT the dopey mush brain time waster that fills so much of the screens today!


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 18 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed