50 First Dates

Time really flies so fast. The first month of 2010 has ended and it’s now February, love month. Love is in the air and so our theme for Tuesday Couch Potato is “Love Story Movies”. Of course the classics like “Ghost” and “Titanic” won’t be missed in the list but I also love “50 First Dates”. For those who want to watch a really feel-good film, this movie is highly recommended.
Director: Peter Segal
Writer (WGA): George Wing
Starring: Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler, Rob Schneider
Release Date: February 13, 2004
Genre: Comedy/Romance
Awards: 6 wins and 9 nominations

“50 First Dates” is a funny yet heartwarming movie. This is about Lucy (Drew Barrymore) who has a short-term memory loss so every night all memory of her day is erased that is why every date with Henry is a first date for her. Henry (Adam Sandler), a man who lives an enviable life in a Hawaiian paradise and afraid of commitment, met Lucy and fell in love with her. Henry finds imaginative ways of reminding Lucy over again everyday how much they love each other. A man in love will go to any lengths to win over the girl of his dreams. This once again proven that love conquers all.

Underneath the humor is where I believe this film’s true beauty lies. It shows love in a way that I have never seen in another film before. From the way that Lucy’s family understands and protects her to keep her happy, to Henry who, despite the fact that he could have just about any woman that he wanted, decides that he wants to be with Lucy his whole life regardless of the fact that he has to remind her everyday that he is her husband . Watching this movie at home on the sofa with my husband whom I love above anything and hopefully always will, almost brought me to tears.

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  1. i love watching this film too. light drama and very funny and portrayed that love, indeed, is patient. my hubby loves watching this film over and over again too. we both do.

    thanks for joining us this week mommy rossel. next week's theme: For the LOVE of Kids/Children. till then, take care and happy tcp!

    p.s. please join my give-away ha? you might win a dvd of the movie of your choice. hugs!

  2. That's a good movie, I love those two together.

    Have a great night 🙂

  3. I love this movie, super duper love ni adam si drew. hay, meron pa kayang ganyang guy???

  4. This was going to be my pick too. I was late posting so I changed my mind. I appreciated a lot that he tried and tried. Plus the one in the end, when he asked do you remember me? and she said no, yet told him that he was the man of her dreams. That part really rocked!

  5. can't imagine how hard that is for a guy to be back to zero everyday. you're right underneath the humor is the truth about what love is. i find it good too. thanks for the visit and the comment rossel!

    can i invite you to my meme, With Love Wednesday, where we share about our loveones. thanks!

  6. thats a really sweet moment to watch this with your husband..

  7. I agree — this movie is great fun! Didn't hurt that it has Rob Schneider in it, too (did I spell that right? LOL).
    My entry is here.

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