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Me Before You (2016)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance | 3 June 2016 (USA)
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A girl in a small town forms an unlikely bond with a recently-paralyzed man she's taking care of.

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Eileen Dunwoodie ...
Café Customer
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Frank
Gabrielle Downey ...
Daphne
Henri Charles ...
Thomas Clark (as Henri Kirkham)
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Josie Clark
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Bernard Clark
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Grandad
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Syed
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Camilla Traynor
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Stephen Traynor
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Storyline

Lou Clark knows lots of things. She knows how many footsteps there are between the bus stop and home. She knows she likes working in The Buttered Bun tea shop and she knows she might not love her boyfriend Patrick. What Lou doesn't know is she's about to lose her job or that knowing what's coming is what keeps her sane. Will Traynor knows his motorcycle accident took away his desire to live. He knows everything feels very small and rather joyless now and he knows exactly how he's going to put a stop to that. What Will doesn't know is that Lou is about to burst into his world in a riot of color. And neither of them knows they're going to change each other for all time. Written by nattattck-11

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Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements and some suggestive material | See all certifications »

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3 June 2016 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Yo antes de ti  »

Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$18,723,269 (USA) (3 June 2016)

Gross:

$56,228,651 (USA) (12 August 2016)
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Trivia

Emilia Clarke (Louisa Clark) plays Jenna Coleman's (Katrina Clark) older sister, but Jenna is actually just shy of 6 months older than Emilia. See more »

Goofs

It looks in the film as if Will has tried to cut his wrists in a suicide attempt, though this would be physically impossible to do this due to his quadriplegia. It is in fact explained in the book that he ran himself in his wheelchair into a sharp edge multiple times. See more »

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Nathan: They say you only really appreciate a garden once you reach a certain age, and I suppose there is a truth in that. It's probably something to do with the great circle of life. There seems to be something miraculous about seeing the relentless optimism of new growth after the bleakness of winter, a kind of joy in the difference every year, the way nature chooses to show off different parts of the garden to its full advantage.
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References Armageddon (1998) See more »

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James Bond Theme from Dr. No
Written by Monty Norman
Performed by The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
Courtesy of Silva Screen Records Ltd.
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Beautiful
7 June 2016 | by See all my reviews

I have already read the book, so I decided to most definitely see the movie. I think that they did very well on a book to movie adaptation, because they didn't change too much from the book. The movie was beautifully made, and fit just what I and others who have read it in my city had pictured for the movie.

The casting was brilliant, as with the portrayal of Louisa and Will. Both characters were charismatic, and enjoyable, and matched the dialogue of the book, which I thought was great.

The movie itself was heartbreaking, hilarious at points, and just and lovable. The story itself is well thought out and great. One of the best things about this, is it is not just your usual love story. The real love doesn't take over the whole plot. It isn't fully made to feel intimate, but just to feel real.

So I say: Go see it. If you are a boy or girl, it doesn't matter. This movie is memorable for everyone.


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