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      The Surprise

      2015 1 hr. 42 min. Romance Comedy List
      88% 8 Reviews Tomatometer 72% Fewer than 50 Ratings Audience Score A rich man signs a contract to end his life. While picking out his coffin, he meets a young woman doing the same thing, and they instantly fall in love with each other. Trouble ensues when they both try to get out of their contracts. Read More Read Less Watch on Peacock Stream Now

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      Audience Member Upbeat in style for a film essentially about death, and as it's not an conventional rom-com it doesn't feel as synthetic as others in this genre. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 02/06/23 Full Review Audience Member Trying not to read the English subtitles so I can brush up on my Nederlands. This is such a typical Dutch movie. Recommend it for a laugh. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 02/27/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Tara Brady Irish Times Almost certainly the best euthanasia rom-com of 2016. Rated: 3/5 Dec 27, 2016 Full Review Pablo O. Scholz Clarín ... has timing that many half-hour sitcom directors would envy... [Full review in Spanish] Jan 20, 2018 Full Review Edmund Lee South China Morning Post While its high-concept story touches on everything from assisted suicide and parental absence, to the emptiness of material wealth, this very dark film is, at its core, a conventional romantic comedy. Rated: 2.5/5 Jun 25, 2016 Full Review William Venegas La Nación (Costa Rica) You have to see this film befor Hollywood remakes it and ruins it. [Full review in Spanish] Jun 13, 2016 Full Review Lucero Solórzano Excelsior (MX) It might be a little predictable, but that doesn't mean it's not hilarious. [Full review in Spanish] Jun 10, 2016 Full Review Diana Sánchez Uranga Cine Premiere A dark romantic comedy that will leave you satisfied. [Full review in Spanish] Rated: 3.5/4 Jun 10, 2016 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Synopsis A rich man signs a contract to end his life. While picking out his coffin, he meets a young woman doing the same thing, and they instantly fall in love with each other. Trouble ensues when they both try to get out of their contracts.
      Director
      Mike van Diem
      Screenwriter
      Mike van Diem
      Production Co
      N279 Entertainment, Prime Time
      Genre
      Romance, Comedy
      Original Language
      Dutch
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Jul 12, 2018
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