6.8/10
328,700
526 user 135 critic

50 First Dates (2004)

Trailer
2:31 | Trailer
Henry Roth is a man afraid of commitment until he meets the beautiful Lucy. They hit it off and Henry think he's finally found the girl of his dreams until discovering she has short-term memory loss and forgets him the next day.

Director:

Peter Segal

Writer:

George Wing
Reviews
Popularity
651 ( 120)
6 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Adam Sandler ... Henry Roth
Drew Barrymore ... Lucy Whitmore
Rob Schneider ... Ula
Sean Astin ... Doug Whitmore
Lusia Strus ... Alexa
Dan Aykroyd ... Dr. Keats
Amy Hill ... Sue
Allen Covert ... Ten Second Tom
Blake Clark ... Marlin Whitmore
Maya Rudolph ... Stacy
Pomaika'i Brown ... Nick (as Nephi Pomaikai Brown)
Joe Nakashima Joe Nakashima ... Old Hawaiian Man
Peter Dante ... Security Guard
Dom Magwili Dom Magwili ... Security Guard
Jonathan Loughran ... Jennifer
Edit

Storyline

Henry Roth lives in a Hawaiian paradise with the company of endless women with no strings attached. This is until he meets Lucy Whitmore. Both Henry and Lucy enjoy the company of each other and feel the start of a serious relationship occurring. Approaching Lucy the next day, Henry is confused when Lucy fails to recognize him. This is the moment Henry discovers that Lucy actually suffers from short term memory loss and can't remember each individual day. Henry won't let this stop him and is prepared to make her fall in love with him all over again, each and every day. Written by FilmFanUk

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The ultimate bachelor will face the ultimate challenge. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 on appeal for crude sexual humor and drug references | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Inspiration for this film was taken from Harold Ramis' romantic comedy Groundhog Day (1993). See more »

Goofs

When Ula is on the boat when Henry is repairing it, he has only the slightest white scar. It is only three days after he got bitten and it is only a pale, nearly invisible scar. When he falls through the boards and says his stitches reopened, that is nearly impossible seeing as how it was only a scar and there was no stitches. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Young Woman: So tell me. How was Hawaii?
Tan Friend: It was unbelievable.
Young Woman: Oh yeah? What happened?
Tan Friend: I met this guy.
Red Head: [on the phone] It was the best week of my life.
See more »

Crazy Credits

Lucy's first video update includes "Red Sox win series!" followed by "Just kidding." The credits include "Red Sox win...just kidding joke dedicated to" followed by a list of names. See more »

Connections

Featured in Reel Comedy: 50 First Dates (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Friday I'm in Love
Written by Robert Smith (as Robert J. Smith), Simon Gallup, Porl Thompson (as Paul S. Thompson), Boris Williams, and Perry Bamonte
Produced by Nick Hexum
Performed by Dryden Mitchell
Courtesy of DreamWorks Records
See more »

User Reviews

 
Surprisingly Good Sandler Comedy
27 January 2016 | by gavin6942See all my reviews

Henry Roth is a man afraid of commitment up until he meets the beautiful Lucy. They hit it off and Henry think he's finally found the girl of his dreams, until he discovers she has short-term memory loss and forgets him the very next day.

At first, I just liked some of the usual humor: the use of spam to make me believe we were really in Hawaii. And also Rob Schneider, who is often the funniest person in Sandler's films. (He is still good here, though perhaps not at his best.)

I was pleasantly surprised that amidst the stupid humor was an actual story about love and the growing bond of two people. There could have been a variety of "Groundhog Day" jokes. And indeed, there were some. But the character Sandler plays is actually quite sweet. Who knew?


13 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 526 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Hawaiian | Mandarin

Release Date:

13 February 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fifty First Dates See more »

Filming Locations:

Blackstone Bay, Alaska, USA See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$39,852,237, 15 February 2004

Gross USA:

$120,908,074

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$198,520,934
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed