50 First Dates

50 First Dates (Original Title: 50 First Dates ) is an American comedy film from the year 2004 was directed by Peter Segal and written by George Wing. . The film starred Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore.


The veterinarian Henry Roth lives in the U.S. state of Hawaii and is considered a womanizer. He avoids longer lasting relationships until he meets Lucy Whitmore, in which he falls in love. Soon he finds that Lucy suffers from amnesia due to an accident and forgets every night the previous day. Her father and her brother deceive her every day a day before that on the last day on which they can remember, follows.

Henry advertises every day to Lucy. One day she gets a speeding ticket, because the approval of their cars has expired months ago. It is first convinced that it was a mistake, then she learns the truth. After she calmed down, she spends a pleasant day with Henry.

Henry prepares for Lucy before a videotape that explains the rationale behind her accident. Lucy keeps a diary, which she reads every day. Henry makes her to marry him, she accepts - the next day she can not remember anything.

Lucy comes to the conclusion that Henry - who dreams of a research trip - leads an unfulfilled life. It puts an end to him and wrote her diary in order. After some time, Henry and Lucy realize that he has become the man of her dreams, she married on her pictures to repeatedly paints. In the end, Lucy wakes up on a research vessel and looks at the videotape, which is reminiscent of the accident, their hours together with Henry and the marriage of the two. Henry provides her - again - before her daughter.


The act has been criticized constructed in one of the reviews as too simplistic, however, another described it as resourceful. Were strongly criticized some of the minor characters act as Ula, a friend of Roth's. Praise, however, were Sean Astin and Blake Clark, who played the brother and the father of Lucy's. Also found the main character recognition.

James Berardinelli described the script on ReelViews as " not waterproof " ( "far from water tight" ), at a site other than " idiotic ". The film is more of a romantic comedy than a typical comedy with Adam Sandler.

The lexicon of the International film wrote that the film was a " wacky comedy, the tragic implications of the action at any time " auslote. " Each batch of romance " suffocate " in uninspired bonds with massive action adventures and many plates corny jokes ."


Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore won for Best Team MTV Movie Award; they were nominated for the same price as Best Actor. Another nomination the film received Best Picture.

Adam Sandler ( as Best Comedy Actor ) and the film won the Teen Choice Award, Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler were nominated for the same price in some other categories. Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore won the People's Choice Award. In addition, Adam Sandler won the Kids' Choice Award, was nominated for the Drew Barrymore. Teddy Castellucci won the BMI film music award for film music.


  • The symptoms shown in the film and the name Goldfield Syndrome does not exist in reality. The symptoms shown anterograde amnesia resemble a like the Korsakoff's syndrome.
  • The dentist in the opening sequence is played by Adam Sandler's wife Jackie. In this sequence can be seen later briefly Kevin James.
  • The pre led by Ula golf tee with start-up was the hallmark of Happy Gilmore with Adam Sandler in the lead role.
  • Lucy sings the song " Would not It Be Nice " by The Beach Boys.
  • In English Original Henry Lucy sings the line " Lucy Cracked her head like Gary Busey " before. This is an allusion to the actual motorcycle accident of the actor Gary Busey from the year 1988. In the German dubbing this allusion is omitted.
  • The production cost was estimated at around 75 million U.S. dollars. The film played in theaters worldwide about 196.5 million U.S. dollars, including about 120.9 million U.S. dollars in the cinema of the United States.