"The Rewrite" tells about a man named Ray Michaels (Hugh Grant), at 1998 he is a UK man who is smart, cool and in the top of his career in Hollywood by getting Academy Award prize for the best scenario. Fifteen years later, Ray is to be a man who has not creativity, divorced and even bankrupt. Ray has no other choice except taking a job to be a script writing lecturer at a university in a small town. At first, Ray is forced to do that for the sake of money and makes him getting annoying. But at the end, he even finds his love to a single mother who is also to be his student.