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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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


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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Since the movie is loosely based on the real - life story by the Carpenters, they threw a huge fit because the F word was used by Rachel McAdams in the movie which The Carpenters didn't allow since they were strictly christians 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: How do you look at the person you love and tell yourself it's time to walk away.
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Average Hollywood romance that still manages to raise some interesting questions
19 November 2014 | by See all my reviews

Based on a (no doubt heavily modified) true story, "The Vow" suffers from the typical Hollywood romance flaws: everyone is way too good looking to be believable, the protagonists are flawless and perfect human beings, and the ending can be seen coming from miles away.

The interesting premise still makes for an above-average movie though, the main actors serve well as eye-candy, and the movie does not possess any unnecessary lengths.

Above average, but if you want to see a really good movie about memories, forgetting, and love, try "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" instead.

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