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Forces of Nature (1999)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  19 March 1999 (USA)
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A soon-to-be-married man encounters an exciting stranger after his plane suffers an accident on takeoff.

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Storyline

Ben Holmes, a professional book-jacket blurbologist, is trying to get to Savannah for his wedding. He just barely catches the last plane, but a seagull flies into the engine as the plane is taking off. All later flights are cancelled because of an approaching hurricane, so he is forced to hitch a ride in a Geo Metro with an attractive but eccentric woman named Sara. Written by Tim Horrigan <horrigan@aol.com>

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He went from the eye of the storm, into the arms of a hurricane. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sensuality, language and a scene of drug use | See all certifications »

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19 March 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Fuerzas de la naturaleza  »

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Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£730,208 (UK) (7 May 1999)

Gross:

ESP 370,765,786 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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The driving scene on the island near the end of the film, supposedly Hawaii, is actually Trunk Bay in the U.S. Virgin Islands. See more »

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When Ben and Sarah get off the train they leave all their personal belongings (such as Ben''s Laptop, and Sarahs purse, and luggage). Later in the laundromat, Sarah's wallet gets stolen from her handbag, but she'd left all that on the train. See more »

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Ben Holmes: Are you going to be here when I get back?
Sarah Lewis: You know me.
Ben Holmes: I would not presume.
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References Mod Squad (1968) See more »

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Walking Bongos
Written by Kirby Allan
Performed by Chaino
Courtesy of Kirby Allan Dionysus Records by arrangement with Ocean Park Music Group
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amazing chick flick
9 December 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

last nyt i stayed up to watch a movie called forces of nature.. i read the info on my TV guide first. but instead of seeing it was yet another chick flick and just going to bed.. i stayed up and decided to give it a chance, and i am damn happy i did. ben affleck plays "ben" a man about to get married and is on his way to the ceremony that takes place in 2 days.. while on his trip he encounters numurous problems.. one of these problems is sandra bullock's character "sarah".. instead of sarah being the typical, clumsy yet lovable, gorgeous yet geeky female we see in too many chick flicks.. she turns out to be an amazing complex character that made me fall in love with the film and her. Ben also encounters many people who discourage marriage, and after the has met the most amazing girl i have ever seen on the screen, will he get married or wont he?..

Amazing cinematography, a superb story line, and brilliant dialogue between characters, creates one of the best films i have seen in a while.. and i strongly advise you to watch this movie whenever u can.. or at least stay up when u see it on TV

Leon Warner-Bradshaw (age 16 and male lol)


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