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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

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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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Channing Tatum revealed in an interview with Ellen DeGeneres that he wore an oversized prosthetic for the scene where he walks naked in front of Rachel McAdams character in order to get a realistic reaction out of her. This was apparently the take that was used in the final cut. See more »


When Leo runs to the VIP floor for the second time, after Paige has made up her mind about leaving with her parents, the sequence is a mirrored sequence of the first time he runs to the VIP floor when he meets Paige's parents. See more »


Paige: Can you give me one of those?
Restaurant Cashier: Don't you want your usual?
Paige: I have a usual? Yeah, I'll have the usual.
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The Vow is one of rom-com date film that will be enjoyed with your partner
6 August 2012 | by (India) – See all my reviews

What happens when the love of your life forgets you completely and you need to remind the moments you have shared with the person. Vow, based on a true story, was decent rom-com which had some fine moments to sustain you through the entire film coupled by good performances and good storyline.

Leo is happily married to Paige and they are having the great time together until they meet with fatal accident and life turns topsy when Paige goes into Coma and loses her memory, including her husband. Leo must must convince her and remind her of all the beautiful moments they spent together in order to bring his wife back.

Directed by Michael Sucsy , The Vow is the perfect date movie in the recent times. The story is based on the true events which makes it more interesting and admiring. Right from the beginning till the end , the film keeps you entertained and that is the highlight of the movie. Though it loses steam in between , but gathers momentum at the later reel . Direction wise , Sucsy has done a good job by extracting good performances by the lead cast. Screenplay is just fine getting ample scope for improvement. Kim and Krickitt Carpenter wrote the book entitled The Vow about their marriage that was interrupted by memory loss. Production design is good with good background score gelling well with the film. Coming to performances , Channing Tatum and Rachael Mcadams are easily one of the sought out actors of today's generation. They played their part with utmost conviction.

The Vow is one of rom-com date film that will be enjoyed with your partner with blend of good food coupled with romantic eve. Good 3.5/5

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