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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

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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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$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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


In the scene where Allen is looking for Rose, he stops his vehicle and hops out while the windshield wipers are still going and shuts the vehicle off with the wipers in the 'up' position. In the next shot, the wipers are down. 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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6 August 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I've been wanting to see this movie for a long time & finally had the opportunity after it's release on DVD. It was definitely worth the wait, if only for the amazing performances. Pierce Brosnan was incredible, especially in the scene in the back of the car. Every emotion could be read on his face - no words needed. Carey Mulligan was wonderful too - she deserves all the acclaim she's been getting. I was afraid it would be too emotionally devastating as I've lost a son as well, but although I was touched deeply, I was also left with a sense of hope. I'm only sorry that it didn't open in theaters across the country so more people would have had a chance to see it. Don't be afraid of the subject matter, go out & rent it (but have a box of Kleenex handy).

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