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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  »

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Opening Weekend:

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

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$384,924 (USA) (16 December 2005)
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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

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 »

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Gabe: Does she like like me?
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References Punk'd (2003) See more »

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Delightful and Sweet First Love
7 September 2006 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In Manhattan, the 10 ¾ years old Gabe (Josh Hutcherson) finds his first love when he meets his former kindergarten mate, the eleven years old Rosemary (Charlie Ray), in his karate classes. Confused with his new feelings and with the divorce process of his beloved parents, Leslie (Cynthia Nixon) and Adam (Bradley Whitford), he experiences the delightful unknown sensation of being in love for the first time.

When my friends from the best rental in Rio de Janeiro recommended this movie, I was quite reluctant to buy it. Fortunately I listened to their advice and saw this great little gem. The sensitive director Mark Levin has captured many adorable scenes and sequence of this lovely and charming central pair in delightful situations. Further, orphans of "Sex & the City" like me have the chance to see Cynthia Nixon (Miranda) and Willie Garson (Stanford Blatch) again. I would like to thank you, Cris and my dearest friends of Imaginario, for your recommendation. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): "O ABC do Amor" ("The ABC of Love")


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