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The Last Song (2010)

PG  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  31 March 2010 (USA)
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A rebellious girl is sent to a Southern beach town for the summer to stay with her father. Through their mutual love of music, the estranged duo learn to reconnect.


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Ronnie's (Miley Cyrus) and her younger brother, Jonah's, parents are divorced. They live with their mother until this summer when they are sent to live with their father (Greg Kinnear) in a small town on the beach. Ronnie resents her father and has no intention of being friendly or even talking to him for the summer. But after meeting a handsome guy and beginning to fall in love, Ronnie starts rediscovering her love for music, something she shares with her father. Reconnecting with music revives a kinship with her father which proves to be the most important relationship she may ever experience. Written by napierslogs

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summer | love | beach | pianist | fire | See All (67) »


A Story about Family, First Loves, Second Chances and the Moments of Life That Lead You Back Home. See more »


Drama | Romance

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Rated PG for thematic material, some violence, sensuality and mild language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

31 March 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Untitled Miley Cyrus Project  »

Box Office


$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$16,007,426 (USA) (2 April 2010)


$62,933,793 (USA) (9 July 2010)

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Miley Cyrus chose the name of her character Ronnie in tribute to her grandfather Ron Cyrus who died in 2006. See more »


The film takes place on Tybee Island, GA (as indicated by the Tybee Island Baptist Church sign) and yet Will volunteers at and takes Ronnie to the Georgia Aquarium which is actually located 260 miles away in Atlanta. See more »


Veronica 'Ronnie' Miller: Truth only means something when it's hard to admit! Don't you get that?
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Featured in Late Show with David Letterman: Episode #17.109 (2010) See more »


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Where do we start...
19 April 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It's been 5 years since I've reviewed a movie on IMDb, but oh... I am compelled! Where do we start? One of the producers has the last name of Cyrus, so I guess that explains a lot. But let's forget Miley's "acting" and address the story itself. I've always thought Sparks overuses death to illicit emotion in his readers/viewers (even though The Notebook and Message in a Bottle are two of my favorite films). But that aside, was there a single un-contrived moment in this film? They (whoever "they" is) tried to squeeze every type of plot device imaginable into this movie. So many cliché conflicts going on, I laughed more times than I can count. Hope I didn't disturb the other two people (both teen-aged girls) in the theater. However, hats off to Kinnear for an honest performance.

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