Other mistake: In one of the beginning scenes, when Noah and Fin are at the fair, you see Allie and Sarah on the bumper cars. Allie bumps into Sarah, and you can see and hear Sarah yell "Rachel," which is actually the name of the actress who plays Allie - Rachel McAdams. (00:05:20)
James Gardner and Gena Rowlands (the old people from the trailer) are the older Noah and Allie. Allie's fiancee lets her leave him for Noah, knowing she still loves Noah. In the present day, Older Allie cannot remember anything about their past because she has Alzheimer's. Noah reads their story from a notebook that was written by Allie as a present to Noah. Whenever she remembers the story, she only remembers for 5 minutes, which forces him to read to her constantly. In the end, Allie remembers Noah and they die in their sleep together holding each other's hand. All together now, awwwwwww.......
Noah: I'm not usually like this, I'm sorry.
Allie: Oh yes you are.
Noah: I could be fun, if you want. I could be pensive, uhh... Smart, supersticious, brave? And I, uhh, I can be light on my feet. I could be whatever you want. You just tell me what you want, and I'm gonna be that for you.
Allie: ...You're dumb.
Noah: I could be that.
Noah: Come on, one date, what's it gonna hurt?
Allie: Mmm, I don't think so.
Noah: Well what can I do to change your mind?
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