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The Longest Ride (2015)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance | 10 April 2015 (USA)
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The lives of a young couple intertwine with a much older man, as he reflects back on a past love.

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Mrs. Pfeffer
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David Stein
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Based on the bestselling novel by master storyteller Nicholas Sparks, THE LONGEST RIDE centers on the star-crossed love affair between Luke, a former champion bull rider looking to make a comeback, and Sophia, a college student who is about to embark upon her dream job in New York City's art world. As conflicting paths and ideals test their relationship, Sophia and Luke make an unexpected and fateful connection with Ira, whose memories of his own decades-long romance with his beloved wife deeply inspire the young couple. Spanning generations and two intertwining love stories, THE LONGEST RIDE explores the challenges and infinite rewards of enduring love. Written by 20th Century Fox

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Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for some sexuality, partial nudity, and some war and sports action | See all certifications »

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10 April 2015 (USA)  »

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El viaje más largo  »

Box Office

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$34,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$13,019,686 (USA) (10 April 2015)

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$37,432,299 (USA) (26 June 2015)
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Trivia

The actor for younger Ira has brown eyes; the actor for old Ira has blue eyes. See more »

Goofs

When Daniel McDonald's widow gives Ira the painting Daniel did of Ruth, there is a picture of Ira and Ruth with a handwritten note on the back, written by Daniel. The handwriting is identical to the handwriting on the postcard Howie Sanders sends to Luke, inviting him to the art auction. See more »

Quotes

Ira Levinson: Love requires sacrifice, always.
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Soundtracks

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Written by Eric Christopher Owen & Kevin Michael McKeown
Performed by Black Pistol Fire
Courtesy of Modern Outsider
By arrangement with Zync Music Group LLC
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'The Notebook' meets '8 Seconds'
16 August 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Enjoyable tearjerker flick paralleling modern love story between bull rider and college student with that of an older gentleman who is on his deathbed. I personally thought that the story of the older couple was more developed and less cliché. The plot is overall enjoyable. The cinematography of North Carolina mountains is beautiful. My favorite scene was the last bull riding scene which is in slow motion and uses punchy bass (only real use of LFE effects in the movie).

On a personal note, I was saddened to read that Rango the Bull passed away after shooting the movie but before the film was released. Apparently he was a real life superstar in the rodeo circuit.


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