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A Walk to Remember (2002)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  25 January 2002 (USA)
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The story of two North Carolina teens, Landon Carter and Jamie Sullivan, who are thrown together after Landon gets into trouble and is made to do community service.

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In Beaufort, North Carolina, a prank on a student goes terribly wrong and puts the student in the hospital. Landon Carter, a popular student with no defined plans for the future, is held responsible and forced to participate in after-school community service activities as punishment, which include starring as the lead in the school play. Also participating in these activities is Jamie Sullivan, the reverend's daughter who has great ambitions and nothing in common with Landon. When Landon decides he wants to take his activities seriously, he asks Jamie for help and begins to spend most of his time with her. But he starts to develop strong feelings for her, something he did not expect to do. The two start a relationship, much to the chagrin of Landon's old popular friends and Jamie's strict reverend father. But when a heart-breaking secret becomes known that puts their relationship to the test, it is then that Landon and Jamie realize the true meaning of love and fate. Written by Anonymous

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She didn't belong. She was misunderstood. And she would change him forever. See more »

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Drama | Romance

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Rated PG for thematic elements, language and some sensual material | See all certifications »

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25 January 2002 (USA)  »

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A Walk to Remember  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$11,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$110,657 (Japan) (17 January 2003)

Gross:

$110,657 (Japan) (17 January 2003)
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Trivia

The movie was shot in North Carolina; many of the sets were from the TV show Dawson's Creek (1998) - particularly the school, hospital and Landon's home. See more »

Goofs

After the play Jamie and Landon are in the Cafateria. Jamie is wearing black shoes when she walks out. When she runs outside and down the stairs she is wearing white tennis shoes. See more »

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If You Believe
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A beautiful, powerful movie.
24 January 2002 | by (Carpenteria, CA) – See all my reviews

This film was such a wonderful surprise. While I was expecting a moderately lightweight piece of teen fare, the film came in with truly profound depth, impeccable performances, solid direction and good pacing through a difficult story. Mandy Moore is a certifiable superstar. And Shane West is really good, and a big surprise was Lauren German, who is not only a very good actress, but so beautiful it is pure joy to watch her. The religion elements of the story are effectively interlaced into the narrative without feeling like the viewer is being force-fed a theological viewpoint. And bring tissues- this one is a real tearjerker which leaves you feeling uplifted and optimistic.


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