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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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Cast

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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

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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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Release Date:

19 August 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Siempre el mismo día  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,079,566, 21 August 2011, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$13,843,771

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$59,389,433
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Trivia

In the scene where Emma and Dexter lie together on the bed in the French hotel after having skinny-dipped, Emma can be seen wearing the same T-shirt, with a "Nuclear Disarmament Now" writing on it that she wore on the graduation night, when she slept together with Dexter four years before their French trip. See more »

Goofs

On July 15, 1994, Dexter tells his mother that he won't be able to stay to visit her that evening because he already has plans to attend the premiere of Jurassic Park. The UK premiere of Jurassic Park took place a year to the day earlier, on July 15, 1993. See more »

Quotes

Dexter: [referring to the back of her bathing suit] It's scooped a bit low isn't it?
Emma: Good job I didn't put it on backwards.
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Connections

References Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

Step It Up
Written by Rob Birch (as Robert Birch) and Nicholas Hallam (as Nicholas Edward James Hallam)
Performed by The Stereo MCs (as Stereo MC's)
Courtesy of Universal-Island Records Ltd.
Under license from Universal Music Operations Ltd.
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Better than I had anticipated
19 August 2011 | by See all my reviews

I went to see One Day last night, and though I had been looking forward to it for a while, I was surprised at how good it actually is.

The film has a very unique atmosphere, as it is much quirkier than your average romance. Also, without giving away the ending, I can say that it isn't as predictable as one might think. What I really liked about it was the complexity of the different human relationships that we are shown. The relationship between Emma and Dexter is by no means an easy one, nor is it one-sided. Given how different they are, there is a lot of conflict between them, although they do love each other. Similarly, what Dexter and his ex-wife feel for one another is never pure hatred, but there is a lot of understanding between them. As a consequence, the story seems like it could be taken from real life.

Plus, both Hathaway and Sturgess are as convincing as always, which makes this film absolutely worth seeing.


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