Halley is a young high school student who is disillusioned with love after seeing the many dysfunctional relationships around her. Her parents are now divorced and her father has a new young girlfriend she doesn't care for too much. Her mother is now always alone; and her sister is so overwhelmed by her upcoming wedding that she barely leaves the house anymore. On top of that, the shallowness of all the girls and guys at her school convinces Halley that finding true love is impossible. A tragic accident, however, leads her to meeting Macon, and suddenly Halley finds that true love can occur under unusual circumstances.
Sujit R. Varma
A lesson in love for non-believers.
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Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG-13 for sexual content, drug material, language and some thematic elements
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18 July 2003 (USA)
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Opening Weekend USA: $5,809,960,
20 July 2003, Wide Release
Gross USA: $14,108,518, 10 August 2003
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
Is a combination of the Sarah Dessen novels "Someone like You" and "That Summer" See more
When Halley is sitting with her grandmother on the bench in the backyard, the grandmother's right arm is around Halley's shoulder. The grandmother's hand jumps from 'cupping' her shoulder to hanging straight down in front of it to 'cupping' it again, depending on the shot. See more
First, you're going to take three steps towards me so you can put your hands on my waist. Then you're going to kiss me in 3... 2...
References Sixteen Candles
Why Can't I
Written by Lauren Christy
, Scott Spock, Graham Edwards and Liz Phair
Performed by Liz Phair
Courtesy of Capitol Records See more