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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.

Director:

Adam Shankman

Writers:

Nicholas Sparks (novel), Karen Janszen (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shane West ... Landon Carter
Mandy Moore ... Jamie Sullivan
Peter Coyote ... Reverend Sullivan
Daryl Hannah ... Cynthia Carter
Lauren German ... Belinda
Clayne Crawford ... Dean
Al Thompson ... Eric
Paz de la Huerta ... Tracie (as Paz De La Huerta)
Jonathan Parks Jordan ... Walker
Matt Lutz ... Clay Gephardt
David Andrews ... Mr. Kelly
David Lee Smith ... Dr. Carter
Xavier Hernandez Xavier Hernandez ... Luis
Marisa Miller ... Ms. Garber
Paula Jones 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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Find out who you are and do it on purpose. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

Adam Shankman: [Character] Landon doing community service after getting into trouble. See more »

Goofs

When Jamie is in the hospital and is giving Landon her mother's quote book, in the first shot from the front she first reaches for it with her right hand. In the second shot from the back, she is reaching for it with her left hand while her right hand is stationary. In the last shot from the front she has the book in her right hand and gives it to Landon. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Dean: Is he here yet?
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Alternate Versions

The DVD audio commentary mentions that they filmed a scene where Landon sings "Only Hope" to Jamie while she is sick in bed. It was edited out because it was too depressing. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Parks and Recreation: Fancy Party (2011) See more »

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Cannonball
Written by Kim Deal
Performed by The Breeders
Courtesy of Elektra Entertainment Group/4AD
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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A punch in the stone hearts
11 September 2012 | by alnu-930-982284See all my reviews

Intense, with the intensity of the teenager heart.

Emotional, with the purity of the untainted feelings.

I will miss the day I saw it for the first and last time, since I'm not usually watching any great impact movie again for years. 9 years have passed since then , and the image of the two leading characters is still fresh, my heart is still trembling of emotion and sympathy whenever I remember of this title. There are things that help us live and things we have no desire to live without.

This movie helps us remember that it's not all about the life's length, but of its quality as well.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 January 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Walk to Remember See more »

Filming Locations:

Atkinson, North Carolina, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$11,800,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,177,488, 27 January 2002

Gross USA:

$41,281,092

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$47,494,916
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Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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