Butterfly on a Wheel

Genre: 
Thriller · 
Drama · 

Release Date: July 27, 2007

Status: Released

Running time: 1h 35m

Content Rating: R

Budget: $20,000,000

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Butterfly on a Wheel (US: Shattered, Europe: Desperate Hours) is a 2007 British–Canadian mystery thriller film directed by Mike Barker, co-produced and written by William Morrissey, and starring Pierce Brosnan, Gerard Butler, and Maria Bello. The film's title is an allusion to a line of Alexander Pope's poem "Epistle to Dr Arbuthnot": "Who breaks a butterfly upon a wheel?" The line is usually interpreted as questioning why someone would put great effort into achieving something minor or unimportant, or who would punish a minor offender with a disproportional punishment.

Filming Locations.

Vancouver, Canada

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