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Forces of Nature (1999)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 19 March 1999 (USA)
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 Sarah. 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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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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Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,510,728, 21 March 1999, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$52,888,180

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$93,888,180
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1.85 : 1
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David Strickland's last film. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Rent-A-Car Lady: There are no more cars... you should have called as soon as you got off the plane.
Sarah Lewis: Ya, you're right. Sorry. I wasn't thinking about that when I was unconscious and bleeding from the head!
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Referenced in Mic Macs à Tire-Larigot (2009) See more »

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Fear
Written and Performed by Sarah McLachlan
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I don't know why people down this movie because I think its the best romance comdey I've seen ever!
19 January 2003 | by See all my reviews

This movie makes Ben what he is today. I think this is the best love story I've seen or liked. Ben and Sandra put together a great performce also the lady from ER, Maura Tierney. It made me realized that I'm like this and I could relate to it. I never liked Ben or Sandra untill I saw this movie. This movie is my favorite out of all Ben's and Sandra bullock's movies.

I'll see about Ben Affleck in Daredevil!


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