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Sweet November (2001)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance | 16 February 2001 (USA)
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The story centers around a man and a woman, whose fates are intertwined and will change forever. Nelson is an avid advertiser living in San Francisco. One day, during a driving test, he ... See full summary »

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The story centers around a man and a woman, whose fates are intertwined and will change forever. Nelson is an avid advertiser living in San Francisco. One day, during a driving test, he meets Sara, a beautiful but seemingly eccentric woman. But, she is falsely accused of cheating and ends up failing the test because of Nelson. After getting kicked out of the exam, Sara waits for him outside and starts to insult him. However, Nelson ignores her and takes off. Then, she traces him down and shows up at his place. She promises to leave him alone only if he gives her a ride. Later that night, she asks him to live with her throughout November on the promise that his life will change for the better. He turns her down saying that he has a girlfriend. On the first day of November, after being fired and dumped on the very same day, Nelson decides to give it a try and then somehow, agrees to spend the whole month with Sara and finds himself in a desperate love affair that he will remember for ... Written by Emre Gunes

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She Just Needed A Month To Change His Life For Ever.

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Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$11,015,226 (USA) (16 February 2001)

Gross:

$25,178,165 (USA) (20 April 2001)
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Trivia

This is a remake of the original 1968, Sandy Dennis and Anthony Newly version. See more »

Goofs

Sometimes the sound of a cable car bell can be heard in Sara's neighborhood or apartment. There are no cable cars in that part of San Francisco, and therefore no cable car bells. See more »

Quotes

Sara: You know, he asked me to marry him.
Chaz: He's not the first...
Sara: No, but it was the first time I wanted to say "Yes".
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Referenced in Gilmore Girls: Richard in Stars Hollow (2002) See more »

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Calafia
Written by Dave Ralicke
Performed by Jump With Joey
Courtesy of Lakeshore Records
by Arrangement with Ocean Park Music Group
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28 December 2005 | by (Serbia and Montenegro) – See all my reviews

I was never a fan of love movies, but this one hurt me so bad! Keanu and amazing Charlize gave their best and created one of the best love stories ever.

I couldn't believe that Keanu can play like that and convince me that Nelson fell in love for just one month.

I like Sara's story and the way she chooses to live. Charlize, as beautiful as always, made Sara strong and weak at the same time.

The great supporting role of drag queen Chaz Watley by Jason Isaacs. I never imagined he'd play something like this!

This is the only movie that made me cry and that's why I ranked him with the highest mark. BRAVO!!!


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