Netflix's adaptation of the best-selling novel One Day by David Nicholls has landed to rave reviews, scoring an impressive 91 per cent on Rotten Tomatoes.


Starring Ambika Mod and Leo Woodall as the romantic leads, One Day tells will they/won't they, decades-spanning story of two friends – Emma and Dexter (played by Mod and Woodall respectively) – who meet at university.

But it's not the first adaptation of Nicholls's novel to land on our screens and take us on an emotional rollercoaster, with Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess previously starring in the 2011 film version.

While Woodall and Mod are enjoying career boosts for their portrayals of the romantic leads in the new Netflix series, the 2011 movie, which was panned by critics upon its release, didn't quite have the same effect for Hathaway and Sturgess.

Critics took aim at Hathaway and Sturgess's lack of chemistry, as well as the former's attempt at a Yorkshire accent.

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But if you've already binged the new Netflix series, why not decide what you think for yourself?

Read on for everything you need to know about how to watch One Day, as well as whether it's available to watch on Netflix.

Is the One Day film on Netflix?

No, One Day starring Hathaway and Sturgess is not currently available on Netflix.

Read on to find out where you can watch the movie.

How to watch the One Day film

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Leo Woodall as Dexter and Eleanor Tomlinson as Sylvie in One Day. Netflix

The 2011 movie is available to rent or buy on various digital platforms including Prime Video, where you can rent the film for £3.49 or buy it for £3.99.

The film is also available to purchase or rent on Apple TV, Google Play Movies, Sky Store, YouTube, Rakuten TV and Microsoft Store.

One Day film cast

The 2011 film stars Anne and Jim Sturgess as the romantic leads. The full cast list is below:

  • Anne Hathaway as Emma
  • Jim Sturgess as Dexter
  • Rafe Spall as Ian, Emma’s comedian boyfriend
  • Patricia Clarkson as Alison, Dexter’s mother
  • Ken Stott as Steven, Dexter’s father
  • Georgia King as Suki Meadows, girlfriend of Dexter
  • Jodie Whittaker as Tilly, Emma’s university friend
  • Tom Mison as Callum, Dexter’s university friend
  • Jamie Sives as Mr Jamie Hazeel
  • Toby Regbo as Samuel Cope, Sylvie's brother
  • Matt Berry as Aaron
  • Matthew Beard as Murray Cope, Sylvie's brother
  • Heida Reed as Ingrid
  • Amanda Fairbank Hynes as Tara

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One Day landed on Netflix on Thursday 8th February. Sign up for Netflix from £6.99 a month. Netflix is also available on Sky Glass and Virgin Media Stream.

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