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One Day (2011)

PG-13  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  19 August 2011 (USA)
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After spending the night together on the night of their college graduation Dexter and Em are shown each year on the same date to see where they are in their lives. They are sometimes together, sometimes not, on that day.

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Storyline

Emma and Dexter meet on the night of their university graduation. We see them every year on the anniversary of that date - July 15th. Emma is smart but success doesn't come quickly for her, whereas for Dexter, success and women come very easily. Through the years they grow apart as their lives take different directions and they meet other people. But as they grow apart from those other people and their lives start taking opposite directions again, Emma and Dexter find that they belong with each other. Written by napierslogs

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Twenty years. Two people.

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Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content, partial nudity, language, some violence and substance abuse | See all certifications »

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19 August 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Siempre el mismo día  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,079,566 (USA) (19 August 2011)

Gross:

$13,766,014 (USA) (16 September 2011)
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Trivia

Romola Garai filmed her scenes during the breaks she had in the shooting of The Crimson Petal and the White (2011). See more »

Goofs

When they are returning from their graduation party the time is shown as 6am but it's hardly light. In Edinburgh in July it would be fully light. See more »

Quotes

Emma: I'll only be a minute. No playing with yourself while I'm gone.
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Written by Jody Wisternoff (as Joseph Wisternoff), Nicholas Warren, Ewan MacColl, Jason Greenhalgh, Paul Smith
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This film tells the story of Emma & Dexter, meeting at the same date, every year in their lives.
24 November 2011 | by (Aberdeen, Scotland) – See all my reviews

People keep saying that movie adaptations from novels are usually not the same. Some are bad, some are okay, but in this case, it was beautiful. Lots of credit goes to David Nicholls for his excellent screenplay. Everything was PERFECT. Timeline, storyline and even the small details was well written. The acting was impeccable too. What about Anne Hathaway's accent? No problems there. Jim Sturgess plays the character Dexter perfectly. Most people would say that The Notebook is the top romantic teary eyed film. I tell them this: One Day is way better. It shows that two people can have friendship, loyalty, affection and love continuously. Watch it. Whether you have read the book or not, you will fall in love with Dexter & Emma !


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