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A working class girl of principle and ambition who dreams of making the world a better place meets a wealthy charmer who dreams that the world will be his playground. For the next two decades, every July 15th their friendship ebbs and flows with the passing of the years. Through love and loss, heartbreak and success, they experience life.
PROFANITY: 1 F-word; 1 S-word; a few others. SEX/NUDITY: Brief non-sexual nudity. VIOLENCE: Fights; a hit by a car. DRUGS/ALCOHOL: Cocaine and frequent alcohol. ACTION: None. COMEDY: Banter, often suggestive.
OPINION OVERVIEW The following is the original "What's Worth
Watching" write-up for this movie.
Based on a theater exit polling of 94 moviegoers:
Overall, these reviews are very mixed in all age/gender groups. It appears that you will either enjoy "One Day" very much or you will be somewhat to very disappointed.
TEENS:Three-quarters of the teens enjoyed "One Day" very much with half loving it. There were about a quarter who were disappointed and only rated it below average.
TWENTYSOMETHINGS:One male loved it and one rated it average. Half the ladies enjoyed it very much and half felt it was only an average movie.
ADULTS:Very mixed reviews! About half of both the males and females enjoyed "One Day" very much, with many loving it. Unfortunately, the other half were somewhat to very disappointed, rating it as low as terrible.
After one day together - July 15th, 1988, their college graduation - Emma Morley
(Anne Hathaway) and Dexter Mayhew (Jim Sturgess) begin a friendship that will last a lifetime. She is a
of principle and ambition who dreams of making the world a better place. He is a
charmer who dreams that the world will be his playground.
For the next two decades, key moments of their relationship are experienced over
July 15ths in their lives. Together and apart, we see Dex and Em through their
and fights, hopes and missed opportunities, laughter and tears. Somewhere along
journey, these two people realize that what they are searching and hoping for
there for them all along. As the true meaning of that one day back in 1988 is
they come to terms with the nature of love and life itself.