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Tuck Everlasting (2002)

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A young woman meets and falls in love with a young man who is part of a family of immortals.

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Tuck Everlasting is the story of a girl named Winnie and a family whom she meets, the Tucks. The Tucks have a secret, they're immortal.They drank water from a spring that was actually a fountain of youth. Until the end of time, they will stay that way. Winnie falls in love with one of the Tucks, Jesse, a "17"-year-old boy who shares the same feelings for her. Scared of death, Winnie must choose between being immortal and being with Jesse or following the circle of life and dying someday. The Tucks try to teach her how she shouldn't fear death, how they would give anything to die. It teaches the importance and understanding of life and death.It shows that you should not fear death, but to fear an unlived life. Written by Katie C.

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If you could choose to live forever, would you? See more »


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Rated PG for some violence | See all certifications »

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11 October 2002 (USA)  »

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Eterna juventud  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

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$5,268,764 (USA) (11 October 2002)

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$19,158,074 (USA) (31 January 2003)
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The white coat with embroidered accent Alexis Bledel (Winifrid Foster) plays stick ball in is the same costume worn by Kate Winslet (Rose Bukater) in Titanic (1997) except the hem is shortened and the closure is made double breasted. See more »

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When Joshua Jackson and Alexis Bledel's characters go swimming, she tells him that she can't swim and he says, "You're joshing me," which was a popular saying in 2002, but was not in existence in the time period (early 1900s) when the scene takes place. See more »

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Jesse: I will love you, until the day I die!
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This is highly recommended.
10 May 2003 | by (Chicagooooooo) – See all my reviews

Like many other people on this website, I myself had to read the novel upon which this film is based when I was in the sixth grade. I really can't remember it that much, but seeing the movie brought some of it back to me.

The movie strays from Babitt's novel in some ways, as the "love" between two central characters is romanticized slightly. Otherwise, the story is not changed all that much, but there are still a few minor changes to the story that I could remember.

Most of the cast was perfect. Ben Kingsley fits the role of The Man in the Yellow Suit pretty well. Out of place kinda are Sissy Spacek and William Hurt who have the minority roles in this film. They were still quite good, though.

The story flows nicely, but there were still a few scenes that were different as I had envisioned. I pictured the Treegap Constable having a bigger role, and I also envisioned there to be more 19th century costume and prop designs. Just some things to be kept in mind when the next remake of this novel comes out in another thirty years or so.

TUCK EVERLASTING: 4/5.


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