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A Walk to Remember (2002)

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The story of two North Carolina teens, Landon Carter and Jamie Sullivan, who are thrown together after Landon gets into trouble and is made to do community service.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Landon Carter
... Jamie Sullivan
... Reverend Sullivan
... Cynthia Carter
... Belinda
... Dean
... Eric
... Tracie (as Paz De La Huerta)
... Walker
... Clay Gephardt
... Mr. Kelly
... Dr. Carter
Xavier Hernandez ... Luis
... Ms. Garber
Paula Jones ... Sally
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Storyline

In North Carolina especially in Beaufort a prank on a guy goes wrong and puts the student in the clinic. Carter, a famous student with no plans for the future, is held responsible and forced to join in after-school community service activities as consequence, which include starring as the lead in the play. And participating in these activities is Jamie Sullivan, the reverend's daughter who has great ambitions and nothing in common with Landon. When Landon decides he wants to take his activities seriously, he asks Jamie for help and begins to spend most of his time with her. But he starts to like her, that he did not expect to do. They relationship, much to the chagrin of Landon's old popular friends and Jamie's strict reverend father. But when a heart-breaking secret becomes known that puts their relationship to the test, it is then that Landon and Jamie realize the true meaning of love and fate. Written by Pjshipman

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She didn't belong. She was misunderstood. And she would change him forever. See more »

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Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements, language and some sensual material | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

25 January 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Un amor para recordar  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$11,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,177,488, 27 January 2002, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$41,227,069, 28 April 2002
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Adam Shankman: [Singing] Jamie sings at the high school production. See more »

Goofs

When Landon and Jamie are setting up the telescope to look at Pluto, what should be Jamie or Landon's hand is the hand of an older man. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Dean: Is he here yet?
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Referenced in At the Movies: Episode #5.38 (2008) See more »

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Learning to Breathe
Written by Jon Foreman (as Jonathan Mark Foreman)
Performed by Switchfoot
Courtesy of Sparrow Records
Under license from EMI-Capitol Music Special Markets
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surprisingly good
28 January 2003 | by See all my reviews

This movie doesn't have an original plot, but it is good because of the 2 leads give wonderful performances. Mandy Moore is especially good as the straight-laced preacher's daughter. And I liked how they showed the transformation of Shane West's character. It was very believable. Of course, the ending won't leave you dried-eyed. It's sad, but we get to witness a sort-of "miracle" as the film puts it of how a wayward teen turns his life around. The music was great too.

FINAL VERDICT: I definitely recommend this. It isn't just some teen movie. The film has depth and the acting is much better than you would expect.


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