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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. See more »

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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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Trivia

The scene where Gabe gets in trouble for running off with Rosemary was a real event that happened to the director with his girlfriend when he was 16. See more »

Goofs

As has already been mentioned, David Betenahu was in the preschool photo with both Gabe and Rosemary, as well as being visible in the Karate class on the first day. But he is also shown playing the trombone beside Gabe when Gabe tells us about his life being filled with song, sport, and constant adventure. See more »

Quotes

Leslie: I didn't know you were having a play date, or I wouldn't have made plans. Should I stay?
Gabe: It's not a play date, mom, it's practice.
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Connections

References Punk'd (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Teach Me Tonight
Written by Sammy Cahn and Gene de Paul
Performed by Loston Harris
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amazing!
8 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

i fell in love again and actually called up my first love. even though i was dragged to the movie by my date, i enjoyed more than she did and we both loved it! i hope this does well it was great i really like it i want to meet the makers, the camera work was awesome, everyone should see it the actors were amazing, new york is so romantic, i could relate to the boy, i love scooters, i love karate i love everything to do with this movie! i went to see this movie twice because i want it to open nationwide. if you like good films see this one! i am a very tough movie critic and i almost never like movies as much as this one. its all very true to life and its seen through the eyes of a boy that i think most guys can relate to...i can't believe that i'm ranting and raving about this but i feel obliged. well i have to fill up the rest of the space but i just wanted to let everyone know how i felt. if you like Manhattan you will like this love story about Manhattan and the pains and the great moments in this love letter to Manhattan. PS all the acting was great


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