PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A celebrated military contractor returns to the site of his greatest career triumphs and reconnects with a long-ago love while unexpectedly falling for the hard-charging Air Force watch-dog assigned to him.
Before starring in this film together for the first time, Emma Stone and Rachel McAdams already shared a lot in common: 1. They had worked with Bradley Cooper prior to this film (Stone in The Rocker (2008) and McAdams in Wedding Crashers (2005)). 2. They starred in Woody Allen films (McAdams in Midnight in Paris (2011) and Stone in Magic in the Moonlight (2014)). 3. They starred in films opposite Ryan Gosling (McAdams in The Notebook (2004) and Stone in Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011) and Gangster Squad (2013)) and 4. They're natural blondes, who frequently do roles as redheads.
There was a time I knew everything in the sky. Every satellite, every constellation, souvenirs of space walks and astronauts and rockets launched by NASA in the '60s. As a kid, I looked up and felt the future. It belonged to me.
In the old footage at the beginning, President Dwight D. Eisenhower is signing the papers accepting Hawaii as a state. It was the 50th state but the sign seen in the montage said 49th state.
The film opens with the 1968 Columbia Pictures logo. The Torch lady is wearing a lei, in keeping with the Hawaiian setting.
The Columbia Pictures logo starts the film in the United States versions, the version released an International has the 20th Century Fox logo at the beginning of film.
English, Hawaiian, Russian
$9,670,235 31 May 2015
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