50 First Dates

50 First Dates

DVD - 2004
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MPAA rating: PG-13; for crude sexual humor and drug references.
Henry Roth lives an enviable life in a Hawaiian paradise, spending every night with a different beautiful tourist in search of an island fling. It's a great life, no strings attached ... until he meets Lucy. He and Lucy hit it off right from the start, but the next day she acts like she doesn't know him. Lucy suffers from short-term memory loss, so every night all memory of her day is erased. But a man in love will go to great lengths to win the girl of his dreams. In an effort to help her remember him, he makes a video tape for her to watch every morning.

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PHAERTE1
Nov 03, 2017

After seeing this, I won't watch another movie with Adam Sandler in it. In my opinion, he is not an actor, and is barely a comedian.

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singidunum_25
Feb 20, 2017

Very cute movie and good chemistry between 2 leads.

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Nov 26, 2016

Lucy is a very special girl because she only has limited memories. Many years ago on her dad's birthday, there was a terrible accident and from then on, Lucy lives in that day forever. She wakes up to a new day but her brain still thinks it's her dad's birthday everyday. She repeats her routine... never knowing time is passing by. A man falls in love with Lucy not knowing her condition, but when he finds out, he is willing to give her all she needs. Everyday Lucy forgets this man she loves, and he invents new ways to make Lucy fall in love with him by the end of the day. A video idea pops up: if Lucy is given a video to watch every morning to explain everything about the days she missed, she can live normally...  Lucy ends up marrying this man. They have a family, and everyday, Lucy wakes up to a new tape... a very beautiful and meaningful movie. It teaches viewers not to take anything for granted. 
- @mockingbird of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

Henry (Adam Sandler), once afraid of commitment, has fallen in love with Lucy ( Drew Barrymore.) Unfortunately, after a tragic car crash, Lucy now suffers from severe short-term memory loss. At night, she forgets anything that happened the day before. Now, every time she wakes up, she still believes that it is her dad’s birthday, the day of the horrific accident. As a result, Henry must make Lucy fall in love with him every day. One of the biggest problems for me about this movie was that it was just too unrealistic. How can Lucy build a life with Henry if she forgets his existence every time she falls asleep? 
- @Vaseline of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

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BoogerBot
May 04, 2015

Cute movie. Interesting premise.

JMDChipmunk Nov 05, 2014

its great how you all give away the plot and ending in the description
cant someone just hear about what its about without you giving the story away?

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ElspethG
Aug 10, 2013

Interesting plot. Would have been much better without the idiotic actions from Henry's friend Ula (played by Rob Schneider). They do not further the plot and not as humorous as some seem to believe. Otherwise I would have given this a higher rating.

hania4987 Jul 10, 2013

not particularly being a fan of Adam Sandler's movies, I was pleasantly surprised. This movie actually had a story line: it was funny and touching and sentimental. There were a few slapstick moments but they did not interfere with the story.

wayne19711012 Jan 30, 2012

lovely

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bstudent
Jan 05, 2012

solid romantic comedy, hats off to barrymore and sandler.

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bdls206
Apr 04, 2011

This is a clever, and unconventional romantic comedy. I really enjoyed this movie. Sandler and Barrymore have great chemistry. This would be a good date night movie.

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bdls206
Apr 04, 2011

bdls206 thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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yoyo3314
Jul 24, 2008

yoyo3314 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

beckz Mar 26, 2008

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bdls206
Apr 04, 2011

Sexual Content: This title contains Sexual Content.

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yoyo3314
Jul 24, 2008

Sexual Content: It is a romantic film after all, and there are some sexual related humour in this movie.

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yoyo3314
Jul 24, 2008

Coarse Language: Minor swearing in this movie, but it's really kept to a minimum.

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Sunnchilde Jan 23, 2012

<Sandler is with Barrymoore in the back seat of a car with her father and brother in the front. He's just told her, again, that they're in a relationship> Lucy: "Wait, do we have sex?"
<Both the father and brother turn around and glare at Sandler>

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bdls206
Apr 04, 2011

Henry: Pardon me. Sorry to interrupt, but I notice we were both eating alone and I thought perhaps I could sit with you, maybe build a syrup Jacuzzi for your waffle house?
Lucy: Oh, that would be nice, but I have a boyfriend. I'm sorry.
Henry: You're making up a boyfriend so you can get rid of me?
Lucy: No. I'm not.
Henry: What's his name then?
Lucy: Ringo.
Henry: Is his last name, Starr?
Lucy: No. McCartney.

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bdls206
Apr 04, 2011

Ula: Come on, I need some details. You get some booby, some assy, a pull on your poi-poi? Come on.
Ula's Kid: Daddy, what's a nympho?
Ula: Uh, the nympho is the state bird of Ohio.
Henry: You're the state idiot of Hawaii.

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bdls206
Apr 04, 2011

Henry Roth is a man afraid of commitment up until he meets the beautiful Lucy. They hit it off and Henry think he's finally found the girl of his dreams, until he discovers she has short-term memory loss and forgets him the very next day.

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