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Little Manhattan (2005)

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A 10-year-old and an 11-year-old find love in New York City.

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In Manhattan, 10-year-old Gabe finds his first love when he meets his former kindergarten mate, eleven-year-old Rosemary, in his karate classes. Confused with his new feelings and with the divorce process of his beloved parents, Leslie and Adam, he experiences the delightful unknown sensation of being in love for the first time. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Nothing's as big as your first love.

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Comedy | Family | Romance

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Rated PG for mild thematic elements, language and brief action | See all certifications »

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5 January 2006 (Puerto Rico)  »

Also Known As:

A Magia do Primeiro Amor  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$36,397 (USA) (30 September 2005)

Gross:

$384,924 (USA) (16 December 2005)
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Both writers/directors are married and wrote the script within 6 weeks together. See more »

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When Gabe runs into Rosemary as she and the nanny are taking her little sister to a birthday party in Central Park, the sister is in a stroller. Afterwards, when they all meet up again, there is no stroller. See more »

Quotes

Gabe: Suddenly, I knew what I had to do. Love isn't about ridiculous little words. Love is about grand gestures. Love is about airplanes pulling banners over stadiums, proposals on jumbo-trons, giant words in sky writing. Love is about going that extra mile even if it hurts, letting it all hang out there. Love is about finding courage inside of you that you didn't even know was there.
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Features Jeopardy! (1984) See more »

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Only The Strong Survive
Written by Jerry Butler, Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff
Performed by Elvis Presley
Courtesy of RCA Records
Under license from BMG Special products, Inc.
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Two kids find love unlooked for and must work through their feelings
30 June 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This is a great movie. I was laughing through the whole thing, not because it's a comedy, per se, but rather because I can relate to Gabe on so many levels. What I mean is, this film will resonate with any of you guys out there who've ever felt uneasy getting close to a girl, and with any girls who've ever known a guy to be that way. This is a real family film that is actually appropriate enough to be viewed by the whole family, and those can be hard to find these days. All of the actors did a great job, especially Josh Hutcherson (Gabe) and Charlie Ray (Rosemary). They did an amazing job. The story is interesting the whole way through - very entertaining, and I recommend this movie to you.


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