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In an attempt to save his marriage, a firefighter uses a 40-day experiment known as "The Love Dare".

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Storyline

In Albany, the marriage of Caleb and Catherine Holt is in crisis and they decide to divorce. However, Caleb's father, John, proposes that his son delays their separation process for forty days and follow a procedure called "The Love Dare" to make them love each other again. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Never Leave Your Partner Behind.

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Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic material and some peril | See all certifications »

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26 September 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A prueba de fuego  »

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Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$6,804,764 (USA) (26 September 2008)

Gross:

$33,451,479 (USA) (23 January 2009)
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Trivia

For the hot sauce drinking contest it was originally planned to use mouthwash and Gatorade, but it was decided to use something nonpoisonous in case others decided to try it. At first both Caleb and Wayne had just tomato juice, but for each take they added more Tabasco sauce to Wayne's. By the last take, it was pretty much entirely hot sauce. When he said "my mouths on fire" he really meant it, his running off to rinse his mouth was real. See more »

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In the scene where Wayne is about to drink the hot sauce, Wayne's seating position changes. There is a moment where he is sitting closer to the table in one camera angle. The camera angle changes to a close-up shot and Wayne is clearly sitting upright. See more »

Quotes

Wayne Floyd: I'm like a fine wine. I need about 35 years to reach perfection. The lady that gets Wayne Floyd; she'll get the complete package.
Terrell Sanders: You mean 'complete wreckage'.
Wayne Floyd: Nah. 255 pounds of pure love. All you need to make marriage work is a little bit of romance, and that comes from right here.
[outlines his heart]
Terrell Sanders: That's easy to say when you've never been married. It's a lot harder than you think, man.
Wayne Floyd: One day I'm going to walk in with a tanned beauty on my arm, I'll show you how easy it can be.
Terrell Sanders: Man, the ...
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Crazy Credits

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Brighter Days
Written by Leeland Dayton Mooring
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Christians and Non-Christians alike should take a hint from this movie
26 September 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I just got back from seeing this movie opening night. Of the 300 seats, 100 of them were presold and we were told to get there early. I was excited to hear that so many people were supporting this movie on its opening weekend. It's message will hit close to home with so many people. With the high divorce rate these days, I agree that all people should view this movie. I'm not married myself, but it touched me so much because I saw in it the relationship my parent's have had for years. And while it focuses on the husband changing his ways in order to win back his wife, it also touches on wives changing their ways to win back their husbands. There may be many stereotypes shown in this movie, but that comes with movies trying to touch the world. Without stereotypes, we might not understand it so well.

Overall ratings: Plot - 10, Cinematography - 9, Acting - 6 (due to using only one professional actor, kudos to the church members for holding their own)


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