A young woman, born at the turn of the 20th century, is rendered ageless after an accident. After many solitary years, she meets a man who complicates the eternal life she has settled into.

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Lee Toland Krieger

Writers:

J. Mills Goodloe (screenplay by), Salvador Paskowitz (screenplay by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Blake Lively ... Adaline Bowman
Michiel Huisman ... Ellis Jones
Harrison Ford ... William Jones
Ellen Burstyn ... Flemming
Kathy Baker ... Kathy Jones
Amanda Crew ... Kikki Jones
Lynda Boyd ... Regan
Hugh Ross Hugh Ross ... Narrator
Richard Harmon ... Tony
Fulvio Cecere ... Cab Driver
Anjali Jay ... Cora
Hiro Kanagawa ... Kenneth
Peter J. Gray ... Clarence James Prescott (as Peter James Grey)
Izabel Pearce ... Flemming (Age 5) (as Izabel A. Pearce)
Cate Richardson ... Flemming (Age 20)
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Storyline

After miraculously remaining 29 years old for almost eight decades, Adaline Bowman has lived a solitary existence, never allowing herself to get close to anyone who might reveal her secret. But a chance encounter with charismatic philanthropist Ellis Jones reignites her passion for life and romance. When a weekend with his parents threatens to uncover the truth, Adaline makes a decision that will change her life forever.

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Genres:

Drama | Fantasy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for a suggestive comment | See all certifications »

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Trivia

When Adaline goes to the New Year's Eve party to visit her friend, Reagan, she stops and looks at a picture of herself from half a century ago. She is wearing the same dress to the New Year's Eve party in 2014 that she was wearing those many years ago. Maybe it was a private joke to herself, or pay homage to a different time. See more »

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When she is pulled over near the beginning of the film, her driver's permit as a ZIP code on it, even though she was born in 1908 and the cop says she's 45, making it 1953. ZIP codes were not introduced until 1963. See more »

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[first lines]
Narrator: On December 31, 2014, a taxicab traveled through San Francisco, from Chinatown to Marin. The car carried a single passenger: a woman, her birth name Adaline Bowman, current alias Jennifer Larson. This is the first and last chapter of her story.
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Written by Peter Silberman, Darby Cicci, Michael Lerner
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Just Enjoy This Emotional Tapestry As It Is Woven

This movie touched me personally at a number of levels, because I lived in San Francisco, "the one that got away" looked a lot like B.L. and my (very happy) marriage is like the one H.F. portrays. I found B.L. hauntingly beautiful, and this story a tapestry of feelings unfolding; especially her surrender versus flight. Her encounter with H.F. from out of her past is powerful for both characters. And I thought the resolution of her immortality was quite a pleasant surprise that made me smile after being teary-eyed most of the movie. The last few minutes of the movie are especially beautiful if you are a romantic like me. This is a sweet movie that you will really enjoy.


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English | Portuguese | Italian

Release Date:

24 April 2015 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,203,458, 26 April 2015

Gross USA:

$42,629,776

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$65,663,276
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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