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50 First Dates

By |2018-03-21T18:31:50+01:00January 30th, 2005|Reviews|


Date: 2004

Director: Peter Segal

Starring: Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler, Rob Schneider


ith all the trappings of a Studio City trifle, it’s a surprise to find such a lovable little film at the core. Adam Sandler is Henry Roth, a fish-curing marine biologist in Hawaii who falls in love with an absent-minded young woman (Lucy; Drew Barrymore) only to find out she suffers from a bizarre kind of short term memory loss. Each morning, she awakes not knowing what she did or how she felt the day before — and above all not recognizing Henry. This demands daily renewals of courtship rituals. Old pals Sandler and Barrymore are delicious in Peter Segal’s quirky romance. Rob Schneider has a wonderful time with Ula, Henry’s pseudo-transgender assistant.

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