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Me Before You (2016)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance | 3 June 2016 (USA)
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A girl in a small town forms an unlikely bond with a recently-paralyzed man she's taking care of.

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Storyline

Lou Clark knows lots of things. She knows how many footsteps there are between the bus stop and home. She knows she likes working in The Buttered Bun tea shop and she knows she might not love her boyfriend Patrick. What Lou doesn't know is she's about to lose her job or that knowing what's coming is what keeps her sane. Will Traynor knows his motorcycle accident took away his desire to live. He knows everything feels very small and rather joyless now and he knows exactly how he's going to put a stop to that. What Will doesn't know is that Lou is about to burst into his world in a riot of color. And neither of them knows they're going to change each other for all time. Written by nattattck-11

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Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements and some suggestive material | See all certifications »

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3 June 2016 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Yo antes de ti  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$18,723,269, 5 June 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$56,245,075

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$207,945,075
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Trivia

In May 2015, the release date of this film was moved from June 2016 to March 2016. In January 2016, it was moved back to June 2016. See more »

Goofs

When returning from the trip, there's a scene with Lou and Will at a check-in desk in the airport. When flying with a private jet you don't go to any check-in desk, just pass a separate security and ID control, and a private handling takes you to your jet at the apron. See more »

Quotes

Will Traynor: Can I take you somewhere?
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Connections

Features Remo (2016) See more »

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Numb
Written by Max Jury & Dean Josiah
Performed by Max Jury
Courtesy of Marathon Artists Ltd./Kobalt Label Services Ltd.
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A Most Beautiful Love Story
9 September 2016 | by See all my reviews

At times I feel that humanity has forgotten, or never really knew, what it is to really love someone. Jojo Moyes obviously isn't one of those people. Love isn't the lust we feel at the beginning of a relationship. It's not the thoughtful vision we compile of what the future could be like or how compatible we are. It's not about how financially successful a prospective partner is. It's certainly not all about sex, although it would be hard to come to this conclusion when the media generally plays strongly to that idea. It's the undeniable, overwhelming pull from our hearts that grows only when we really let ourselves care about someone unselfishly.

Thank you Jojo for playing this out so beautifully. Thank you Emelia and Sam for either knowing this experience or fabulously, convincingly portraying it on screen. This movie is a treat to watch and a glimpse of what it feels like to be a person who lives their life with a moral conscience, an open mind, a respect for beliefs that are different than yours and a desire to see the best in the world.

I feel absolutely cleansed of negativity after watching this and my hope for the world is renewed. A glorious experience!


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