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50 First Dates (2004)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 13 February 2004 (USA)
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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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Henry Roth lives in a Hawaiian paradise with the company of endless women with no strings attached. This is until he meets Lucy Whitmore. Both Henry and Lucy enjoy the company of each other and feel the start of a serious relationship occurring. Approaching Lucy the next day, Henry is confused when Lucy fails to recognize him. This is the moment Henry discovers that Lucy actually suffers from short term memory loss and can't remember each individual day. Henry won't let this stop him and is prepared to make her fall in love with him all over again, each and every day. Written by FilmFanUk

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Imagine having to win over the girl of your dreams... every friggin' day! See more »


Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 on appeal for crude sexual humor and drug references | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

13 February 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Fifty First Dates  »

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Box Office


$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$45,107,871 (USA) (13 February 2004)


$120,776,832 (USA) (18 June 2004)

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Did You Know?


The clinic that Lucy visits is called the "Callahan Institute" and Dr. Keats (Dan Aykroyd) states that it is "funded out of Sandusky, Ohio by T.B. Callahan, the automotive components tycoon". In Tommy Boy (1995), Aykroyd plays a rival automotive components tycoon that is attempting to purchase Tom (T.B.) Callahan's company. See more »


When Ula is on the boat when Henry is repairing it, he has only the slightest white scar. It is only three days after he got bitten and it is only a pale, nearly invisible scar. When he falls through the boards and says his stitches reopened, that is nearly impossible seeing as how it was only a scar and there was no stitches. See more »


[first lines]
Young Woman: So tell me. How was Hawaii?
Tan Friend: It was unbelievable.
Young Woman: Oh yeah? What happened?
Tan Friend: I met this guy.
Red Head: [on the phone] It was the best week of my life.
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Crazy Credits

They have all the pages in Lucy's journal in the credits. See more »


Referenced in Getaway: Episode #17.19 (2008) See more »


Your Love (L.O.V.E. Reggae Mix)
Written by John Frederick Spinks
Produced by Wyclef Jean & Jerry 'Wonder' Duplessis
Performed by Wyclef Jean (featuring Eve)
Additional vocals by Carl Restivo
Wyclef Jean appears courtesy of Clef Records LLC/J Records
Eve appears courtesy of Aftermath/Interscope Records
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More than what you think.
2 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is so much more than what you think! It takes you on an emotional roller coaster. It is both hilarious and touching.

I would recommend this to anyone that likes comedies or romantic comedies. I wouldn't recommend it for children, though. Some of the humor is too mature.

Even if you're not an Adam Sandler fan, you'll love him in this. Same goes for Drew Barrymore.

I love this movie, and I didn't think I would. The movie turned out to be more than what I thought. And it will be more than what you think, too!

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