Bounce | 2000

Directed by: Don Roos

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Main Plot

After a chance encounter at an airport, two strangers, Buddy and Abby, are forced to confront their own lives and choices. As their paths continue to cross over the years, they navigate love, loss, and the unpredictable nature of fate.


  • Buddy Amaral, a successful advertising executive who forms a connection with a woman after a near-death experience. Ben Affleck
  • Abby Janello, a woman who falls in love with Buddy Amaral after he takes her husband's place on a flight. Gwyneth Paltrow
  • Natasha Henstridge plays a character who is involved in the plot twist towards the end of the movie. Natasha Henstridge

Ending Explained

In the ending of "Bounce," directed by Don Roos, Abby, a grieving widow, discovers that her late husband's seat on a plane was given to Buddy, a man who feels responsible for his death. Abby and Buddy form a connection during the flight, leading Abby to let go of her anger and embrace forgiveness. They part ways, but Abby later finds Buddy and they begin a relationship. The film concludes with Abby and Buddy finding solace and new beginnings together, as they learn to move forward from their past tragedies.

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Don Roos Ben Affleck Gwyneth Paltrow Natasha Henstridge