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The Age of Adaline (2015)

PG-13 | | Drama, Fantasy, Romance | 24 April 2015 (USA)
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A young woman, born at the turn of the 20th century, is rendered ageless after an accident. After many solitary years, she meets a man who complicates the eternal life she has settled into.

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After miraculously remaining 29 years old for almost eight decades, Adaline Bowman has lived a solitary existence, never allowing herself to get close to anyone who might reveal her secret. But a chance encounter with charismatic philanthropist Ellis Jones reignites her passion for life and romance. When a weekend with his parents threatens to uncover the truth, Adaline makes a decision that will change her life forever.

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The world has changed in the last century. Adaline has not. See more »

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Drama | Fantasy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for a suggestive comment | See all certifications »

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24 April 2015 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,203,458, 26 April 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$42,478,175, 28 June 2015
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Trivia

J. Mills Goodloe wrote the first version of the script in 2003 after being inspired by the title character in Amélie (2001). The screenplay then underwent substantial revisions in 2009. See more »

Goofs

Adeline's 1940s-era California driver's permit states that it was issued by the "Motor Vehicle Commission" as authorized by the "Revised Statutes." In the 1940s, a California driver would have been carrying a driver license issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles (established in 1915) as authorized by the Vehicle Code (enacted in 1935 to consolidate older laws enacted in 1913, 1915, and 1923). See more »

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Narrator: On December 31, 2014, a taxicab traveled through San Francisco, from Chinatown to Marin. The car carried a single passenger: a woman, her birth name Adaline Bowman, current alias Jennifer Larson. This is the first and last chapter of her story.
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Soundtracks

I'm Just a Jitterbug
Written by Mack David and Jerry Livingston
Performed by Ella Fitzgerald, Chick Webb and His Orchestra
Courtesy of The Verve Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Just Enjoy This Emotional Tapestry As It Is Woven

This movie touched me personally at a number of levels, because I lived in San Francisco, "the one that got away" looked a lot like B.L. and my (very happy) marriage is like the one H.F. portrays. I found B.L. hauntingly beautiful, and this story a tapestry of feelings unfolding; especially her surrender versus flight. Her encounter with H.F. from out of her past is powerful for both characters. And I thought the resolution of her immortality was quite a pleasant surprise that made me smile after being teary-eyed most of the movie. The last few minutes of the movie are especially beautiful if you are a romantic like me. This is a sweet movie that you will really enjoy.


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