500 DAYS OF SUMMER
Film 2009. Written by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber. Directed by Marc Webb. Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Zooey Deschanel, Chloe Grace Moretz, Matthew Gray Gubler and Clark Gregg.
Source Features: BBB (12) TIMELINE (42) OTHER (4) THEMES (1)

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2006 - 18 years ago
1January 7, 2006 21st Century: 00sEvents

January 7, 2006
Summer moves to L.A. from Michigan, which she tells Tom when they talk during co-worker Millie's engagement party.



3January 8, 2006 21st Century: 00sEvents

January 8, 2006
Day 1. Tom sees Summer Finn for the first time in a business meeting when she starts working at greeting card company New Hampshire Greetings.



3January 11, 2006 21st Century: 00sEvents

January 11, 2006
Day 3. Tom discusses the new girl named Summer with friend and co-worker McKenzie, who tells him she may be hot, but apparently she's a stuck up bitch.



3January 12, 2006 21st Century: 00sEvents

January 12, 2006
Day 4. Summer overhears Tom listening to the Smiths in the elevator at work.



3January 16, 2006 21st Century: 00sEvents

January 16, 2006
Day 8. Tom and Summer talk during co-worker Millie's engagement party.



3January 19, 2006 21st Century: 00sEvents

January 19, 2006
Day 11. Tom plays WII with his sister Rachel.



3January 30, 2006 21st Century: 00sEvents

January 30, 2006
Day 22. Tom tells his friends that Summer isn't interested in him - and he's fine with that.



3February 4, 2006 21st Century: 00sEvents

February 4, 2006
Day 27. McKenzie tells Tom that the whole office is going to karaoke on Friday - and that includes Summer.



3February 5, 2006 21st Century: 00sEvents

February 5, 2006
Day 28. Tom and Summer get to know each other better when the whole office goes out for a night of Karaoke.



3February 8, 2006 21st Century: 00sEvents

February 8, 2006
Day 31. Tom and Summer's first kiss - Summer kisses Tom by the photocopiers at work.



3February 11, 2006 21st Century: 00sEvents

February 11, 2006
Day 34. Tom and Summer play house at IKEA - pretend watching American Idol, having bald eagle for dinner, then going to bed - until they are interrupted by a Chinese family in their bathroom. Afterwards they go back to his place and have sex for the first time.



3February 12, 2006 21st Century: 00sEvents

February 12, 2006
Tom, ecstatic from having sex with Summer for the first time the night before, dances in the park.



3February 22, 2006 21st Century: 00sEvents

February 22, 2006
Day 45. McKenzie overhears Summer singing to Tom over the phone.



3April 5, 2006 21st Century: 00sEvents

April 5, 2006
Day 87. Tom and Summer rent a dirty movie called "Sweet & Shower", and unsuccessfully attempt to replicate once of the sexual acts in the shower.



3April 13, 2006 21st Century: 00sEvents

April 13, 2006
Day 95. Tom redesigns the city skyline on Summer's arm with a ballpoint pen.



3April 27, 2006 21st Century: 00sEvents

April 27, 2006
Day 109. Summer opens up, telling Tom things that she's never shared with anyone else before.



3May 6, 2006 21st Century: 00sEvents

May 6, 2006
Day 118. Tom gets advice from his sister Rachel during her soccer game.



3June 11, 2006 21st Century: 00sEvents

June 11, 2006
Day 154. It's official - Tom in love with Summer.



3June 24, 2006 21st Century: 00sEvents

June 24, 2006
Day 167. Tom is on a roll at work, solving problems for his co-worker and coming up with a new card: "I love us".



3July 18, 2006 21st Century: 00sEvents

July 18, 2006
Day 191. Tom and Summer go see a movie called "Vagiant" - part vampire, part giant.



3September 24, 2006 21st Century: 00sEvents

September 24, 2006
Day 259. Tom and Summer have fight - first about the jerk that hit on her at a bar and then about their relationship. Tom wants more than Summer can give him.



3October 17, 2006 21st Century: 00sEvents

October 17, 2006
Day 282. While shopping at IKEA, Tom attempts to rekindle past fun by playing house with the broken sinks, but Summer is not amused.



3October 25, 2006 21st Century: 00sEvents

October 25, 2006
Day 290. After Tom and Summer go see the movie The Graduate, Summer breaks up with him over pancakes.



3November 7, 2006 21st Century: 00sEvents

November 7, 2006
Day 303. Summer responds to Tom's email about getting together, saying: "I hope this means you're ready to be friends."



3November 18, 2006 21st Century: 00sEvents

November 18, 2006
Day 314. Tom goes to the movies alone.



3November 25, 2006 21st Century: 00sEvents

November 25, 2006
Day 321. Since Tom has been so depressed, his boss Vance reassigns him to funerals and sympathy cards. His last card read, "Roses are red, violets are blue. Fuck you, whore"



3November 26, 2006 21st Century: 00sEvents

November 26, 2006
Day 322. It's official: Tom hates Summer.



3December 19, 2006 21st Century: 00sEvents

December 19, 2006
Day 345. Tom goes on a blind date, telling her she's very attractive, but he's still hung on Summer.



2007 - 17 years ago
3February 14, 2007 21st Century: 00sEvents

February 14, 2007
Day 402. Tom runs into Summer on the way to Millie's wedding. They dance and have a good time together.



3February 16, 2007 21st Century: 00sEvents

February 16, 2007
Friday. Tom attends the party on the rooftop of Summer's apartment building that she mentioned at Millie's wedding earlier in the week, fully believing that this time his expectations would align with reality. They do not.



3February 20, 2007 21st Century: 00sEvents

February 20, 2007
Day 408. Tom doesn't get out of bed.



3March 24, 2007 21st Century: 00sEvents

March 24, 2007
Day 440. Tom wakes up.



3March 25, 2007 21st Century: 00sEvents

March 25, 2007
Day 441. Tom wakes up and gets out of bed, but only to go to the store in his bathrobe to buy Black Jack Tennessee Whiskey, orange juice and Zingers and Twinkies.



3March 26, 2007 21st Century: 00sEvents

March 26, 2007
Day 442. Tom shows up late to work and attends the Thursday staff meeting but doesn't have anything to present from the winter collection for Sympathy cards. And then he freaks out on his co-workers and quits. Tom: I quit. There's enough bullshit in the world without my help.



3April 3, 2007 21st Century: 00sEvents

April 3, 2007
Day 450.



3April 9, 2007 21st Century: 00sEvents

April 9, 2007
Day 456-476 / April 9 - April 29, 2007. Tom gets his shit together, returning to his love of architecture, including looking for a job.



3April 29, 2007 21st Century: 00sEvents

April 29, 2007
Day 456-476 / April 9 - April 29, 2007. Tom gets his shit together, returning to his love of architecture, including looking for a job.



3May 11, 2007 21st Century: 00sEvents

May 11, 2007
Day 488. Tom and Summer sit on a park bench overlooking downtown L.A., Summer notably wearing an engagement ring.



3May 23, 2007 21st Century: 00sEvents

May 23, 2007
Summer, Day 500. Tom meets Autumn, who is interviewing for the same job as him at an architectural firm.



3May 23, 2007 21st Century: 00sEvents

May 23, 2007
Autumn, Day 1. Tom meets Autumn, who is interviewing for the same job as him at an architectural firm.



2008 - 16 years ago
3May 7, 2008 21st Century: 00sEvents

May 7, 2008
Date on Summer's email to Tom, saying: "I hope this means you're ready to be friends." Presumably an art department error, as all other clues indicate the movie takes place from 2006-2007, not 2008. This event takes place on Day 303, and with Day 1 being January 8, 2006, 303 days later is November 7, 2006.



Year Unknown
3May 21 No YearEvents

May 21
McKenzie proposes creating a new holiday for May 21st: "Other Mother's Day", because the nuclear family is dead.












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