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Forces of Nature (1999)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 19 March 1999 (USA)
A soon-to-be-married man encounters an exciting stranger after his plane suffers an accident on takeoff.

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Storyline

Ben Holmes, a professional book-jacket blurbologist, is trying to get to Savannah for his wedding. He just barely catches the last plane, but a seagull flies into the engine as the plane is taking off. All later flights are cancelled because of an approaching hurricane, so he is forced to hitch a ride in a Geo Metro with an attractive but eccentric woman named Sarah. Written by Tim Horrigan <horrigan@aol.com>

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Why watch the Force when you can watch... Forces of Nature? See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sensuality, language and a scene of drug use | See all certifications »

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19 March 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Fuerzas de la naturaleza  »

Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$13,510,728 (USA) (19 March 1999)

Gross:

$52,878,756 (USA) (2 July 1999)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In a scene early in the movie, the two leads are shown sitting in an outdoor location in front of a large rusty globe. This location is in the city of Savannah, although the two characters have not reached Savannah by that point of the story. See more »

Goofs

When Sarah is talking to her ex-husband in front of the bagel shop, the sky is supposedly very cloudy because of the storm, yet we see sunlight casting shadows on the street. See more »

Quotes

Rent-A-Car Lady: There are no more cars... you should have called as soon as you got off the plane.
Sarah Lewis: Ya, you're right. Sorry. I wasn't thinking about that when I was unconscious and bleeding from the head!
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References A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) See more »

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La Virgen De La Macarena
Written by Antonio Ortiz Calero and Bernardo Bautista Monterde
Performed by Banda El Toreo
Courtesy of BMG U.S. Latin under exclusive license from BMG Entertainment Mexico S. A. de C. V.
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I'm sorry, I liked it
16 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I read the user comments and was reluctant to view this movie. Well I'm sure glad I went against the crowd. This is a good movie! What more could you ask for. (Sandy is great) The scene I adored is when Sarah is beckoning Ben to come and dance. If a women ever did that to me I would run to her. I really enjoyed the ending but I won't discuss that. There were enough laughs to keep it lite and enjoyable. The gay bar was a real hoot. Ben did a superb acting job doing his dance all be it Sandy does'st hurt the eyes. The one thing I liked is this movie is not a tear jerker. Most of Sandy's movies have me shedding tears like a water works. The story line surely shows that people live their lives in very different ways and that gives the movie credence. What's to not like? Easy to follow has Sandy in it what more could you want? One criticism, what did they use to put on sandy's eye makeup on a putty knife?


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