Nights in Rodanthe Synopsis
A doctor traveling to see his estranged son sparks with an unhappily married woman at a North Caroli
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Charlotte Observer

By Lawrence Toppman
This is one of the increasingly rare Hollywood films that treat people in middle age as though their feelings were just as intense and...
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Rodanthe is a reliably steamy stormy sultry story.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
A tasteful melodrama courtesy of the easy chemistry between its two leads and a generally restrained touch from Tony-winning director...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

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The film tastefully yet unenergetically chugs along.
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50

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Once a hurricane blows Gere and Lane into each other's arms, all the director's tasteful style and good sense turn into mush. Given the...
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50

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
It's an increasingly rare pleasure to see two naturally aging adults onscreen, and it's not exactly hard work to watch this still-gorgeous...
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50

USA Today

By Staff [Not Credited]
It's tough to make it through Nights in Rodanthe without wincing at its sticky-sweet sentimentality.
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50

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
As skillful and charismatic as Gere is, I never get the sense he's really in there, conversing with his fellow actor.
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42

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Lane and Gere mime adult courtship with the efficiency of synchronized swimmers. Yet in this ocean of emotion, they look like they're...
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30

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Less than the sum of its parts, which were problematic to begin with.
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Nights in Rodanthe

By ttolin1
Movie was unrealistic, the house would have collasped, the people would have died and disappeared, apparently the people in Hollywood don't watch the weather channel. I could not get into the movie...

WELL-DONE! GRADE: SOLID A.

By MOVIES REVIEWER
Last night I saw the advance press screening for this charming movie-adaptation of the novel (same name). It received a thunderous ovation when it ended. The Q&A session with author Nicholas...

Rodanthe/Salvo

By RBmoviefreak
Now this movie hasn't come out yet, but as a person who has been traveling to Rodanthe and home again my whole life, I will most definitely be seeing this movie to see familiar sites. Such as the...

Nights in Rodanthe is not the next Notebook

By crzywrdgrl
I though the onscreen chemistry between Richard Gere and Diane Lane was great. Although I felt their characters weren't developed enough and thatt the movie was over when it should have just been...

Quick, the insulin! No, the caffeine...can't. stay. awake.

By batsbats
Rebellious teenage daughter! Sassy black best friend! Callous doctor becomes a humanitarian! Nookie in the middle of a hurricane! There is no end to the horrid parade of cliches in this movie. For...

Love Love love this movie

By bjjjeff2013
Every thing about this movie was great. The storyline the setting. It took me back to my Trip with my mom and boyfriend to cape may NJ. Love the beach. Rodamthe is one of many places that my...

“NIGHTS IN RODANTHE” – Can 2 people Recover from Separate Divorces & Find Happiness? =

By jimchudnow
[REVISED version; based on an advance preview:] That subtitle I created more or less sums up the gist of this film. DIANE LANE is a civil-but-angry divorcee trying to raise her 2 kids. Helping out a...

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By rwv6
A GREAT AND SAD LOVE STORY THAT I RATE 5.0...

Torn?

By haelhaelhael
Seriously I'm not really a big fan of Nicholas Sparks because his story always associates with people dying (breaks my heart). It depraves me of happy ending, that's just my point of view why I can't...

Read the book!

By kaylac2002
I am a huge Nicholas Sparks fan. He is the author of Nights in Rodanthe. I read the book long ago and I Loved It! He also is responsible for The Notebook, A Walk to Remember and Message in a Bottle....

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Rated PG-13 | For some sensuality
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 14+ Weepy romance is tame but may not interest teens.
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