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The Vow (2012)

PG-13  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  10 February 2012 (USA)
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A car accident puts Paige in a coma, and when she wakes up with severe memory loss, her husband Leo works to win her heart again.



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Leo and Paige are a couple who just got married. After an accident, Paige is left unconscious, and when she awakes she doesn't remember Leo. Her parents, whom she hasn't seen since she and Leo got together, come and visit her. She can't believe that she hasn't seen them for such a long time. Leo wants to bring her home with him but her parents want her to go with them. She goes with Leo but when she doesn't recognize anything, she goes to her parents. And she wonders why did she cut off contact with her family. She also runs into her ex and wonders why they broke up. Leo tries to win her back by courting her again. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Inspired by True Events


Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for an accident scene, sexual content, partial nudity and some language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

10 February 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Votos de amor  »

Box Office


$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$41,202,458 (USA) (10 February 2012)


$125,014,030 (USA) (11 May 2012)

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Final movie distributed by Spyglass Entertainment. See more »


When Paige is lying in the hospital, the airtubes in her mouth are not correctly placed and are randomly taped. See more »


Leo: Life's all about moments, of impact and how they changes our lives forever. But what if one day you could no longer remember any of them?
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Referenced in The Middle: Last Whiff of Summer: Part 2 (2012) See more »


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Written by Robert Smith, Laurence Tolhurst, Simon Gallup, Roger O'Donnell, Paul Thompson, and Boris Williams
Performed by The Cure
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Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Cute and Charming
3 November 2012 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In Chicago, Paige (Rachel McAdams) and Leo (Channing Tatum) have just married and they are in love for each other. In a snowing night, they have a car accident and Paige has a serious head injury and stays in coma. When she awakes, she has partial recollection of her life until five years ago and she does not recognize Leo.

Her estranged parents Rita (Jessica Lange) and Bill Thornton (Sam Neill) use the unusual situation to bring Paige back home. Leo decides to woo her again to have his wife back, but her ex-fiancé Jeremy (Scott Speedman) is courting Paige and she does not know why she had broken with him.

"The Vow" is a cute movie based on a true story. The cast is great, with Jessica Lange, Sam Neill and Scott Speedman in supporting roles. The charming Rachel McAdams performs a character that had completely changed her personality from a silly Valley girl dominated by her wealthy parents to a cool artist, but after the accident she returns to her previous behavior; however the role of Leo deserved a better actor. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "Para Sempre" ("Forever")

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