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Midnight Sun (2018)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance | 23 March 2018 (USA)
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A 17-year-old girl suffers from a condition that prevents her from being out in the sunlight.

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Scott Speer

Writers:

Kenji Bando (based on the motion picture screenplay "Taiyô no uta" by), Eric Kirsten
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bella Thorne ... Katie Price
Patrick Schwarzenegger ... Charlie Reed
Rob Riggle ... Jack Price
Quinn Shephard ... Morgan
Ken Tremblett ... Mark Reed
Suleka Mathew ... Dr. Paula Fleming
Jenn Griffin ... Barb Reed (as Jennifer Griffin)
Nicholas Coombe ... Garver
Tiera Skovbye ... Zoe Carmichael
Norm Misura Norm Misura ... Fred / Night Clerk
Austin Anozie Austin Anozie ... Owen (as Austin Obiajunwa)
Alex Pangburn ... Wes
Guy Christie ... Coach
Paul McGillion ... Blake Davis
Donny Lucas ... Engineer
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Storyline

Based on the Japanese film, Midnight Sun centers on Katie, a 17-year-old sheltered since childhood and confined to her house during the day by a rare disease that makes even the smallest amount of sunlight deadly. Fate intervenes when she meets Charlie and they embark on a summer romance.

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Love Gives You Happy Memories That Last Forever See more »

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Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some teen partying and sensuality. | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 March 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Midnight Sun See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,003,993, 25 March 2018

Gross USA:

$9,561,064

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$27,365,467
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Based on the teen novel of the same name by author Trish Cook. See more »

Goofs

When Katie and Charlie are on the train and toasting the Chinese food boxes, they are open. Then the camera-shot turns to the outside of the train and the boxes are closed.

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Quotes

Jack: I'm not comfortable with him not knowing.
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Soundtracks

Forever Young (Freeswim Remix)
Written by Michael MacAllister, Julie Hardy & Alex Suarez
Performed by Clementine & The Galaxy
Courtesy of Songs/Clementine & The Galaxy
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Better Than I Expected
23 March 2018 | by nancy2445See all my reviews

As a frequent movie goer, this was just about my only choice today since I've seen the other movies that are playing now. I was pleasantly surprised by this movie. I expected it to cater to teenagers, which is mostly did, but as a person in my 70s, I enjoyed it too. It does tug at the heartstrings, which I find manipulative, but it wasn't too hard to hold back the tears. The acting is very good except for Schwarzenegger, who is just OK as an actor, but his being so easy on the eyes makes up for it. The plot is predictable; anyone can pretty much guess correctly what's going to happen along the way, but for a romance-type movie, that's just what they do. And there are some plot holes, like Katie knowing how to swim when she's never been in the sun and her house doesn't have a swimming pool, and her attending a swim meet to watch Charlie swim but no explanation as to how she got from her house safely to the car and from the car safely to the swim arena. She had on a hoodie, but if that's all it takes, she could go out more often during the day instead of having been cooped up in her house during the day for all of her life. And if exposure to the sun for one day is deadly, how did she get home from the hospital when she was born before they knew she had this disorder. None the less, it's a good enough movie - just a little sappy - but I think the kids will love it.


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