50 First Dates Synopsis
A man (Adam Sandler) falls for a woman (Drew Barrymore) who has short-term memory loss.
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Premiere

The film feels like a natural successor to "The Wedding Singer's" strange blend of humor and humanity, a gently silly comedy that's...
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
As a comedy, 50 First Dates is standard Sandler, but as a love story it left me pleasantly buzzed, if not quite punch-drunk.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
I don't think 50 First Dates is a great movie, or a particularly funny one, but I admired its romanticism and its gentle plea for the...
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63

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
A terrible movie by all reasonable standards -- yet it leaves a sweet taste.
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The plot -- it's inspired and ridiculous at the same time -- is best described as "Groundhog Day" meets "Memento."
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50

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
It's a kick to see the adorably sexy Barrymore back in relaxed form again after the "Duplex" debacle and that calamitous "Charlie's Angels"...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
A mildly pleasing romantic comedy, a trifle held together by Drew Barrymore's charm and a decent high-concept gimmick.
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
50 First Dates is working awfully hard to be romantic and not hard enough to be a comedy.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Sheri Linden
Although its goofy high-concept premise won't bear much scrutiny, it offers a less predictable ride than their first pairing, and lush...
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20

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Adam Sandler's 50 First Dates isn't just slovenly and smarmy but creepy.
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This movie was really entertaining

By pulpfiction007
Really interesting plot and really good movie it was really good....

By waterpolo12
Awful movie I was disgusted...

Great date movie!

By MongrolMan
This is an A+ for date movies! It is hilarious and Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore are a great duo in this flik. I love Rob Schneider in this one!...

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Rated PG-13 | For Drug Reference and Crude Sexual Humor
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Common Sense Media says Iffy for 13+ Silly, crude humor and a dash of romance.
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