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.
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
Of the three movies Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore made together, this is the only one that was #1 at the box office and made over $100 million in theaters. See more »
Near the end when the patient asks Lucy what he's doing, she tells him he's painting a picture and we see him holding a paint brush. But when we see the picture he "painted" it was actually done in crayon. See more »
Okay, so "50 First Dates" is mostly silly, but they do a good job with
it. Honolulu veterinarian Henry Roth (Adam Sandler) falls for Lucy
Whitmore (Drew Barrymore), only to find out that, due to an accident,
her memory only lasts one day, so she won't remember him the next day!
How will Henry cope with this? The movie gravitates between goofy and
sensitive, but never gets mind-numbing; Adam Sandler always has
something up his sleeve, and he and Barrymore have a great time with
the material. As is often the case in Adam Sandler's movies, one of the
characters is an embarrassment to everyone else (in this case, it's Rob
Schneider as Henry's whacked-out friend Ula). Great fun.
Oh, and one more thing: don't watch "50 First Dates" if you haven't
seen "The Sixth Sense" first.
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