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Writers (WGA):
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It's never too late for a second chance
A doctor who is traveling to see his estranged son sparks with an unhappily married woman at a North Carolina inn. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Richard Gere ... Dr. Paul Flanner

Diane Lane ... Adrienne Willis

Christopher Meloni ... Jack Willis

Viola Davis ... Jean

Becky Ann Baker ... Dot

Scott Glenn ... Robert Torrelson
Linda Molloy ... Jill Torrelson

Pablo Schreiber ... Charlie Torrelson

Mae Whitman ... Amanda Willis

Charlie Tahan ... Danny Willis

Carolyn McCormick ... Jenny

Ted Manson ... Old Gus

Ato Essandoh ... Jean's Lover
Terri Denise Johnson ... Medical Resident
Jessica Lucas ... Admiring Nurse
Marisela Ramirez ... Ecuadorian Patient
Kimberly Sauls ... Pregnant Woman

Irene Ziegler ... Real Estate Woman
Dihedry Aguilar ... Bus Passenger
William D. Hooper ... Fisherman
Hal Scarborough ... Ferry Boat Captain
Candy Dennis ... Ferry Woman
Gail Lane ... Ferry Woman
Chookie Ramsey ... Ferry Woman
Betsy Duke ... Ferry Woman
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Patryk Andrzejczak ... Boy in a Boat (uncredited)

Jess Barbour ... Nurse (uncredited)

Mia Clarke ... Young Adrienne Willis (uncredited)

Chevy Lamont Cofield ... Fishermen (uncredited)
Colin Conners ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Tyler Lee Davis ... Basketball Kid (uncredited)

James Franco ... Mark Flanner (uncredited)

Carrie Anne Hunt ... Girlfriend (uncredited)
John Lewis III ... Medical Intern (uncredited)
Armin Nasseri ... Medical Intern (uncredited)

John Peebles ... Surgeon (uncredited)
Dawn Swartz ... Nurse (uncredited)
Huyen Thi ... Nurse (uncredited)
Nina Voltaire ... Surgery Patient (uncredited)

Directed by
George C. Wolfe 
Writing credits
Ann Peacock (screenplay) and
John Romano (screenplay)

Nicholas Sparks (novel)

Produced by
Bruce Berman .... executive producer
Doug Claybourne .... executive producer
Denise Di Novi .... producer
Dana Goldberg .... executive producer
Alison Greenspan .... executive producer
Original Music by
Jeanine Tesori 
Cinematography by
Affonso Beato 
Film Editing by
Brian A. Kates 
Casting by
Lisa Mae Fincannon 
Lynn Kressel 
Production Design by
Patrizia von Brandenstein 
Art Direction by
William G. Davis 
Thomas Minton 
Set Decoration by
James Edward Ferrell Jr. 
Costume Design by
Victoria Farrell 
Makeup Department
Vivian Baker .... makeup artist: Ms. Lane
Wendy Bell .... makeup artist
LuAnn Claps .... makeup artist: Mr. Gere
Julie Delaney .... key hair stylist
Kari Delaney .... hair stylist
Robert Hall .... special makeup designer: Almost Human Inc.
Sandra S. Orsolyak .... key makeup artist (as Sandra Orsolyak-Allen)
Lyndell Quiyou .... hair stylist: Mr. Gere
Peter Tothpal .... hairstylist: Ms. Lane
Production Management
Marion Douglas .... production supervisor
Ravi D. Mehta .... executive in charge of production
Charlene Olson .... post-production supervisor
Elizabeth Miller Gavcus .... post-production executive (uncredited)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Brian Avery Galligan .... second second assistant director
Van Hayden .... first assistant director
Michael G. Jefferson .... second assistant director
Traci M. Lewis .... second assistant director
Brian Niemczyk .... second second assistant director
Thomas Parris .... second second assistant director
Nancy L. Ventura .... second assistant director
Art Department
Susan Agnoff .... art department clearance coordinator
McLean Alley .... art department coordinator
Robert Beck .... property master
Ron Dick .... foreman
Thurston Edwards .... buyer
Jeffery Goyer .... construction coordinator: re-shoot
Stephanie Hagens .... art department assistant
Chris Holcombe .... set dresser
Margie McLamb Holowaty .... additional buyer
Tom Jones Jr. .... construction coordinator
Randy Kenan .... mill foreman
Alicia Lowe .... construction auditor
Alex McCarroll .... assistant to production designer
Nicholas E. McDonald .... utility
Paul Oliver .... charge scenic
James F. Oñate .... scenic gang boss
Missy Berent Ricker .... scenic artist (as Missy Berent)
'Jungle Jim' Shaughnessy .... set dresser
Barbara S. Shelton .... stand-by painter (as Barbara Seinfeld)
Bob Smith .... chargehand dresser
Greg Spencer .... general foreman
Stephanie Waldron .... greens
Michael A. Wells .... propmaker
Helen Williams Ward .... storyboard artist
Jesse Williams .... carpenter
Jason Williamson .... set dresser
Sound Department
Jeff Babb .... sound mixer: second unit
Petra Bach .... adr supervisor
David V. Butler .... dialogue editor
C. Douglas Cameron .... boom operator
Matt Fann .... sound utility
Cameron Frankley .... sound designer
Cameron Frankley .... supervising sound editor
Jessica Goodwin .... dialogue editor (as Jessica A. Dickson)
Jason W. Jennings .... sound effects editor
David Jobe .... foley mixer
Pamela Kahn .... foley artist
Ai-Ling Lee .... sound effects editor
Brian Magerkurth .... sound mix technician
Jon Michaels .... assistant sound editor
Alyson Dee Moore .... foley artist
Steve Pederson .... sound re-recording mixer
John Roesch .... foley artist
Susumu Tokunow .... sound mixer
Gregory H. Watkins .... sound re-recording mixer
Petra Bach .... dial editor (uncredited)
Ryan Davis .... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited temp mix)
Special Effects by
Robert Calvert .... special effects coordinator
Geoffrey C. Martin .... special effects coordinator
Cortney McLeod .... special effects technician
Matt Mizell .... special effects technician
Visual Effects by
Patrick Clancey .... digital opticals
Eric Durst .... visual effects supervisor
Patrick Flanagan .... digital compositor
Greg Groenekamp .... digital compositor
Andreas Jablonka .... digital compositor: Pixel Magic
Bonnie Kanner .... visual effects executive producer: Pixel Magic
Steven Lloyd .... digital artist
George Macri .... visual effects producer: Pixel Magic
John R. McConnell .... digital compositor
Ray McIntyre Jr. .... visual effects supervisor
Daniel Mellitz .... compositor
Brad Moylan .... digital compositor: Pixel Magic
Thomas Mathai .... data manager (uncredited)
Jennifer Badger .... stunt double: Diane Lane
John Copeman .... stunt coordinator
John Gilbert .... assistant stunt coordinator
G. Grant Jewett .... stunt double: James Franco
Donnie Saylor .... horse master
Camera and Electrical Department
Eric Bartsch .... dolly grip
Jason Bellitto .... assistant camera
Logan R. Berkshire .... key grip
Neil Boone .... grip
Eddie Bowlin .... rigging gaffer
Kelly Clear .... chief lighting technician: additional photography
Carlos Doerr .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Mason Donnahoe .... video assist operator
Rusty Edmonson .... best boy electric
Henry E. Ezzell III .... best boy grip
Benedict Fancy .... rigging grip
Morris Flam .... gaffer
Les Franck .... rigging grip best boy
Russell Hardee .... rigging key grip
Jay Hardie .... loader
Chris Jadick .... electrician
Chris Jadick .... rigging best boy
Brian Johnston .... grip
Chris Jones .... camera operator
Ritchie Nannini .... grip
David B. Nowell .... aerial director of photography
Terry O'Deen .... electrician
Jimmie R. Owens .... grip
Michelle Pizanis .... second assistant camera: re-shoots
Felipe Reinheimer .... first assistant camera
Robert Robinson .... first assistant camera: additional camera
Todd SanSone .... wireless imaging technician: aerial unit
James Selph .... rigging grip
Chris Shrider .... electrician
Lee J. Stone .... super technocrane operator
Michael Tackett .... still photographer
Greg Taylor .... electric
Paige Thomas .... additional camera operator
Kees Van Oostrum .... director of photography: second unit
Paul Varrieur .... camera operator: "a" camera
Sean Yaple .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Simon Carey .... electrician (uncredited)
Casting Department
Ashli Bogart .... extras casting assistant
Chris Bustard .... extras casting: Los Angeles
Mark Fincannon .... location casting
Barbara Harris .... adr voice casting
Matt Kane .... casting associate
Kevin Kuffa .... casting associate
Jennifer Small .... casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Tommy Boyer .... costumer: Mr. Gere
Christina Carter .... costumer
Rachel Leek .... assistant costume designer
Lynn Manock .... key costumer
Katrina Migliore .... costumer
Kelly Summers .... set costumer (as Kelly Southerland)
Beverly Woods .... wardrobe supervisor
Editorial Department
Ernest Leif Boyd .... assistant editor
Ellen Hendrix .... assistant editor
Mo Henry .... negative cutter
Yvan Lucas .... colorist: Efilm
Alan Z. McCurdy .... vfx assistant editor
Ali Muney .... first assistant editor
Amy Pawlowski .... digital intermediate editor
Christian Prejza .... digital intermediate producer
Jonathan Spafford .... second assistant editor
Lee Wimer .... color timer
Music Department
Jeff Babb .... music playback
Brandon J. Burton .... assistant music engineer
George Doering .... musician
Jonathan Duckett .... music engineer
Jay Duerr .... music editor
Robert Fernandez .... scoring mixer
Matt Franko .... music preparation
Will Kaplan .... music editor
Annette Kudrak .... music editor
Larry Mah .... digital score recordist
Victor Pesavento .... music preparation
Buryl Red .... orchestrator
Peter Rotter .... orchestra contractor
Robert Schaper .... scoring mixer
Robert Schaper .... supervising music editor
Peter Schwartz .... additional music production
Jeanine Tesori .... conductor
James Thatcher .... musician: french horn
Transportation Department
Donald Binder .... driver
Edwin Bowden Jr. .... transportation captain
Debbie Lane Hewett .... driver: Richard Gere
E. Michael Hewett .... van driver
Jay Krueger .... driver
Randall Pickett .... driver
Scott Siler .... prop truck driver
Other crew
Missy Atkinson .... medical consultant
Daniel Baggett .... key construction medic
Ryan Bennett .... production assistant
Ashton J. Blessing .... accounting clerk
Heather Brannon .... co-coordinator
Clay Broaddus .... assistant: Mr. Claybourne
Christopher C. Courter .... production assistant
Elizabeth A. Dennis .... assistant production office coordinator: pre-production
John DeSarno .... chef
Jamie Dorfman .... production assistant
Stephen Elliott .... stand-in
Rebekah M. Erford .... production assistant
D.R. Farquharson .... project manager: Deluxe Digital Cinema
Maureen Poon Fear .... assistant: Ms. Di Novi
Mathew Ferrante .... production coordinator: Warner Bros.
Matt Fink .... production assistant
Philippe Gallichet .... caterer
Reva Grantham .... craft service
Karol Griffiths .... script supervisor second unit (as Karol Siegel)
Matthew K. Hacker .... location assistant
Bass Hampton .... location manager
Debbie Lane Hewett .... assistant: Mr. Gere
Heath Howard .... production coordinator
Eric Johnson .... production assistant
Jessica D. Johnson .... rigging medic
Aakomon Jones .... choreographer
Eryn Jones .... production assistant
Alex Konowitz .... production assistant
Andrew L. Lanier .... location scout
John Lanier .... stand-in for Richard Gere
Meg Lansaw .... production assistant
Daryl C. Lefever .... production accountant
Vikki Lewis .... craft service
Elizabeth Maltese .... production assistant
Julia Margagliotta .... travel coordinator (as Julia Pluhowski)
Shaun O'Rourke .... production assistant
Tchaiko Omawale .... assistant: Mr. Wolfe
Jennifer Opresnick .... script supervisor
David Paris .... helicopter pilot
Thomas Parris .... location assistant
Hillary Pierce .... production assistant
Derek Pons .... production assistant
Jason Potash .... set production assistant
Charlotte Rapak .... production secretary: reshoots
Taffy Schweickhardt .... first assistant accountant
Joanie Selden .... payroll accountant
Nick Shaheen .... office staff assistant
Jennifer Small .... production assistant
Charles Stewart Jr. .... location assistant
Patricia Story .... unit publicist
Aaron Lee Syrett .... film commissioner (uncredited)
Sarah Templeton .... assistant: Ms. Lane
Mitch Urban .... adr voice
Stephanie Whallon .... second assistant accountant
Kenneth White .... medical consultant (as Dr. Kenneth White FACS)
Stephanie Yeager .... assistant: Ms. Di Novi

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Rated PG-13 for some sensuality
97 min
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As of 2013 the house has been renamed "The Inn at Rodanthe" and completely refurbished to more closely resemble the interior movie scenes which were filmed elsewhere in North Carolina. Sun Realty manages the property and has extensive photographs of the interior, particularly the blue bedroom Richard Gere's character stays in while visiting. The unique shutter doors into the kitchen have also been recreated as have the various shutters, porches, and exterior details.See more »
Errors in geography: In the opening sequence Dr. Paul Flanner is shown driving north on Route 12, apparently toward Rodanthe from Raleigh. (The ocean is to his right.) And he's seen making a ferry crossing, later discussed in the dialogue, which would have been the Ocracoke-Hatteras Island ferry, south of Rodanthe. But in the same early sequence, he's seen crossing the Herbert C. Bonner bridge at Oregon Inlet, which is actually north of Rodanthe, connecting Bodie Island and Hatteras Island. In fact, the driving route between Raleigh and Rodanthe would almost certainly not include any ferry crossings, which are considerably further south than the Raleigh-Rodanthe route, and would approach Rodanthe from the north.See more »
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.See more »
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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Romantic, tear-jerking, but a good-quality picture, 23 April 2010
Author: simona gianotti from Italy

I saw this movie for the first time on TV, thought it was not worth the ticket when it was first released in movie theatres. I can now say I was wrong. "Nights in Rodanthe", based on a novel by Nicholas Sparks, may sound predictable, too melodramatic, too tear-jerking, too romantic, too much, in every sense. Indeed, you cannot find anything except what you expect to find: romanticism and drama together, through dialogues and situations which you may have heard in thousands of romance/dramas.

However, I think some merits are to be found: first, the idea of portraying a love story between two mature people, which is not so common or easy nowadays. Richard Gere and Diane Lane have a very good, long-term chemistry, going back to "The Cotton club" and later to "Unfaithful", and they are still able to convey a deep communion of soul, showing with honesty how love can always give a chance, and how past experiences can shape passion and attraction in such a tender and delicate way. The two actors are very good in the way they manage not to turn romantic scenes and sometimes a melodramatic script, into a pathetic hodgepodge, but always keeping a strong dignity of interpretation, and a very professional attitude.

I generally praise American non-pretentious pictures: however simple, and unoriginal they prove good-quality products, thanks to a high professional attitude and a talented cast, which can often make a difference. In this case, also the enchanting settings, the music at the right moments, the good photography help make the final product credible and emotionally involving

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