Forces of Nature
Forces of Nature (1999)

Ben has to get from New York to Savannah for his wedding to Bridget. He has everything under control until an eccentric young woman named Sarah literally falls into his life... and atmospheric conditions become decidedly unstable. Despite… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: March 19, 1999
DVD Release Date: December 19, 2000
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Critic Score: 45% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine

DreamWorks' first reprehensible fiasco.

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

The cinematic equivalent of Styrofoam: a weightless romantic comedy of synthetic feelings.

Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide

Make no mistake: This slackly paced picture doesn't gel. But it so consistently undermines the pastel-pretty conventions that currently rule the genre that some sneaky admiration is in order.

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Joe Leydon

An extremely enjoyable neo-screwball comedy about attractive opposites on the road.

Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times

A most pleasant and diverting venture.

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The humour is genial and both Affleck and Bullock are easy on the eye, but the film itself ends up being little more than a storm in a teacup.

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Time Out

A bumbling and typically charmless latter-day studio screwball comedy.

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Tracy Moore
Common Sense Media

Over-the-top rom-com about marriage has dark, mature themes.

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Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review

Bullock seems a bit too level-headed for a screwball, and the affable Affleck has no real chemistry with her or Tierney.

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Flixster Audience Score: 35% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
Opposites take a forced road trip together (hey, that's the plot to It Happened One Night!) ... will they or won't they fall in love? The idea is… More
Dean McKenna
The path to true love gets rocky in this engaging and occasionally wild tale - outragous and warmhearted funny. Ben Affleck and Sandra Bullock are very… More
Spencer S.
For some reason the end of the nineties prompted these bleak, dumpy romantic dramas with fast editing and blue tint cinematography. This film did it, "Life… More
Nicki Marie
I watched this one years ago, and really couldn't remember it, so decided to check it out when it was on tv recently. Kind of wish I hadn't bothered.… More
Dean King
A little known rom-com starring Sandra Bullock. A guy traveling to get married meets a free-spirited woman en route who helps open his eyes to life and love. It… More
Tim Salmons
As far as "chick flicks" go, this one had a better resolution that most. Actually an unhappy/happy ending, which was very refreshing. However, the… More