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Nights in Rodanthe (2008)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance | 26 September 2008 (USA)
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A doctor who is traveling to see his estranged son sparks with an unhappily married woman at a North Carolina inn.

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Storyline

Adrienne Willis, a woman with her life in chaos, retreats to the tiny coastal town of Rodanthe, in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, to tend to a friend's inn for the weekend. Here she hopes to find the tranquility she so desperately needs to rethink the conflicts surrounding her -- a wayward husband who has asked to come home, and a teen-aged daughter who resents her every decision. Almost as soon as Adrienne gets to Rodanthe, a major storm is forecast and a guest named Dr. Paul Flanner arrive. The only guest at the inn, Flanner is not on a weekend escape but rather is there to face his own crisis of conscience. Now, with the storm closing in, the two turn to each other for comfort and, in one magical weekend, set in motion a life-changing romance that will resonate throughout the rest of their lives... Written by Drew ToLoweJarrBar

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It's never too late for a second chance

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Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some sensuality | See all certifications »

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26 September 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Noche de tormenta  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,418,454, 28 September 2008, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$41,850,659

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$84,375,061
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Trivia

Marks the third film in which these two actors, Diane Lane and Richard Gere, have worked together. Previous films were Unfaithful and The Cotton Club. See more »

Goofs

Early in the film, right after he checks in and she is in the kitchen to prepare dinner, she finds a photo on the refrigerator of her and her family, including her separated husband, and moves it to a cabinet. In the next shot she is working on dinner with the cabinet behind her and the photo is not there. See more »

Quotes

Adrienne Willis: I know you've only ever known your father and me. And I love Jack, because he is your father. But there's another kind of love, Amanda. One that gives you the courage to be better than you are, not less than you are. One that makes you feel that anything is possible. I want you to know that you could have that. I want you to hold out for it.
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Connections

Featured in At the Movies: Episode #5.38 (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Come Around to My House Mama
Written by Blind Willie McTell (as Willie McTell)
Arranged by Buddy Moss
Produced by Jeanine Tesori
Performed by Katy Mitchell, Lou Castro, Marcy Brenner, Kevin Hardy, Jubal Creech, and Bob Zentz
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Very Devastating!!!
4 October 2008 | by See all my reviews

I had been counting down the months to see this movie because this is my FAVORITE Nicholas Sparks book. I was so disappointed in this movie and I get very upset everyday I think about it. Please read the book it is WONDERFUL and in no way does the movie come anywhere close to touching you the way the book does. What upsets me the most is that this could have been the best romantic film since The Notebook but it just wasn't there. Diane Lane and Richard Gere are wonderful and I LOVE them in everything but the movie just wasn't there. So don't waste your time at the movies PLEASE read the book, you will not be disappointed in the book at all!


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