Forces of Nature

Forces of Nature

Plane crashes, pickpockets, hurricanes--heaven and hell is moving to prevent our able hero Ben (Ben Affleck) from marrying his sweetie (Maura Tierney) in Savannah. At every turn he runs into someone else despairing about the woes of married life. And of course, temptation proves overwhelming in the face of traveling companion Sarah (Sandra Bullock), the wild woman whom he can't seem--or doesn't want--to lose. After a wayward bird flies into the engine of his airplane, Ben is forced to find another way to his wedding. He finds himself stuck with Sarah, whom he carried from the plane after she was whacked in the noggin by his laptop. The heat between them is unmistakable, and the drama in the film comes from the "will he or won't he," both in terms of sleeping with Sarah and meeting up with his bride. Forces of Nature is a fun and sentimental road-trip film, but Ben is such a strait-laced noodge, you can't help but want him to fall flat on his face just a little. Bullock is the life of this film, although her free-spirited ways get a bit tired (responsibility is not all bad). The highlight of this movie, though, is definitely the cinematography. The beautiful rain shots and the colors of the scenes lend to the unsettling mood. While the jokes are not rip-roaring, Forces is to be reckoned with for those times when a lighthearted film is what you need. --Jenny Brown

Genre: Comedy, Romance
Production: Dreamworks Distribution
  2 wins & 5 nominations.
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  • Haiti Ho
    You complain your life, none stop, all the time. It is all your fault, you are a beautiful and incredible woman, you can get any guy you want, but you are keeping picking these losers, and the only thing I can think of is you chose these guys whose Intellectual inferior you, so you can control them, but still feel conveniently wounded when relationship bans, you are the one afraid to commitment, you back at every job you ever had, you run away any one and anything, you think you are unconventional liberating , in fact, it is just coward and juvenile, and unable face the real world. 
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