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A young woman with a mysterious past lands in Southport, North Carolina where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her.

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Giulia Pagano ...
Pushy Bus Woman
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Jr. Detective Ramirez (as Juan Carlos Piedrahita)
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Ivan's Waitress
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When a mysterious young woman named Katie appears in the small North Carolina town of Southport, her sudden arrival raises questions about her past. Beautiful yet self-effacing, Katie seems determined to avoid forming personal ties until a series of events draws her into two reluctant relationships: one with Alex, a widowed store owner with a kind heart and two young children; and another with her plainspoken single neighbor, Jo. Despite her reservations, Katie slowly begins to let down her guard, putting down roots in the close-knit community and becoming increasingly attached to Alex and his family. But even as Katie begins to fall in love, she struggles with the dark secret that still haunts and terrifies her . . . a past that set her on a fearful, shattering journey across the country, to the sheltered oasis of Southport. With Jo's empathic and stubborn support, Katie eventually realizes that she must choose between a life of transient safety and one of riskier rewards . . . and ... Written by Nicholas Sparks

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Rated PG-13 for thematic material involving threatening behavior, and for violence and sexuality | See all certifications »

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14 February 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Un lugar donde refugiarse  »

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Budget:

$28,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$21,401,594 (USA) (15 February 2013)

Gross:

$71,346,930 (USA) (24 May 2013)
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Trivia

Carey Mulligan was rumored for the lead role. See more »

Goofs

When Kevin Tierney drives away from the 4th of July Parade roadblock, the car has a front license plate as it begins to turn around. In the next shot of the front of the car there is no front license plate. See more »

Quotes

Katie: Drawing? What are you drawing?
Lexie: I don't know yet.
Katie: Hmm look's like a carrot.
Lexie: No.
Katie: A dragonfly?
Lexie: No, it's a flying fish.
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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.201 (2013) See more »

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Glory, Hallelujah
Written by Ryan T. Boldt
Performed by The Deep Dark Woods
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So disappointed
14 February 2014 | by (Vietnam) – See all my reviews

So disappointed ... I read the book and feel the story's content is very interesting. I read with my passion so really hoped that film would convey all of the best of the book on the scene. But it took me down. The content was far different from the book. The plot was so simple which led to unimpressive action of the actor. Nothing left in my mind after finishing watching the film. 2-hour watching is so useless. However, the technique was quite good. Besides, a lot of beautiful places were in the film. You should watch other films such as: The notebook, A walk to remember which also get the story of Nicholas Sparks. Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh


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OK so I figured out who Jo was right before it was revealed..... franbee57
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