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The Greatest (2009)

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A drama that is centered around a troubled teenage girl and a family that is trying to get over the loss of their son.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bennett Brewer (as Aaron Johnson)
Kevin Hagan ...
Miles Robbins ...
Dr. Shamban
Maryann Urbano ...


Teenagers Rose and Bennett were in love, and then a car crash claimed Bennett's life. He left behind a grieving mother, father and younger brother, and Rose was left all alone. She has no family to turn to for support, so when she finds out she's pregnant, she winds up at the Brewer's door. She needs their help, and although they can't quite admit it, they each need her so they can begin to heal. Written by napierslogs

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Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, some sexual content and drug use | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

5 November 2009 (Israel)  »

Also Known As:

Prueba de amor  »

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Box Office


$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$33,616 (USA) (2 April 2010)


$115,862 (USA) (23 April 2010)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Although Johnny Simmons is 4 years older than his co-star Aaron Johnson, he plays his younger brother. See more »


The scene of the accident is described in dialogue (particularly by Grace Brewer) as having surveillance cameras which recorded the crash and its aftermath, and Jordan Walker, the driver who smashed into Bennett and Rose, claims that he "had a green light", clearly referring to an intersection. Yet when the Brewer family and Rose visit the crash site, it is on a narrow country road in a wooded area, with no intersections, traffic lights or cameras in sight. See more »


[first lines]
Bennett Brewer: All right, I have a secret to tell you.
Rose: You're in the middle of the road.
Bennett Brewer: I know. Do you wanna hear it?
Rose: Do you want to move your car first?
Bennett Brewer: No, not really. I just wanna tell you one more thing.
Rose: All right.
[takes a Polaroid picture of him]
Bennett Brewer: What? That's not gonna be good.
Rose: [laughing] Okay, tell me.
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Performed by Bertie Higgins
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Touching Film
15 February 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is not a "feel good" movie, but its feelings are true. The story follows a family (mother, father, brother) of a young man killed in a car accident in the first scene of the movie. Their lives are jumbled up by the introduction of the son's (brother's) girlfriend. I thought all of the actors turned in fine, powerful performances. Even more impressive is that the writer/director of the film was a first time filmmaker. That she was able to get such a marvelous cast in her first film is amazing. This movie reminded me of "Ordinary People," updated for today. Of course there are differences, but it's the same genre.

Although I recommend the movie, know that it's kind of a downer. I have a feeling it won't do well because these days people want movies that are more of the "feel good" variety.

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