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Little Manhattan (2005)

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A 10-year-old boy and an 11-year-old girl find love in New York City.

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... Gabe
... Rosemary (as Charlie Ray)
... Adam
... Leslie
... Ralph
... Birdie
J. Kyle Manzay ... Master Coles
... Ronny
... Mickey Telesco
... Jackie Telesco
... Sam
Michael Bush ... Max (as Michael Anthony Bush)
Brian W. Aguiar ... Jacob
Nick Cubbler ... Daryl Kitzens
Anthony Laflamme ... Tim Staples
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In Manhattan, 10-year-old Gabe finds his first love when he meets his former kindergarten mate, eleven-year-old Rosemary, in his karate classes. Confused with his new feelings and with the divorce process of his beloved parents, Leslie and Adam, he experiences the delightful unknown sensation of being in love for the first time. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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A romantic comedy for the whole family See more »

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Comedy | Family | Romance

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Rated PG for mild thematic elements, language and brief action | See all certifications »

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5 January 2006 (Puerto Rico)  »

Also Known As:

A Magia do Primeiro Amor  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$36,397, 2 October 2005, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$384,924, 18 December 2005
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Shot entirely on location in New York. See more »

Goofs

Gabe claims that he didn't know anyone else but Rosemary on his first day of Karate class. But later when he gets partnered with David Betanahu he comments on how David has had a mustache since nursery school. And the photo shown of young David is the exact same class photo that included young Gabe and young Rosemary. Since you can spot David among the others in the first day of karate class, it can't be argued that David joined later. See more »

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Gabe: For those of you out there less experienced that me let me tell you something about girls. They're basically gross. See this is pretty much black and white from where i'm standing. Used to be back in the day maybe first or second grade popular wisdom was they give you cooties.
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References The Karate Kid (1984) See more »

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Lonely Road
Written by Erik Schrody
Performed by Erik Schrody (as Everlast)
Courtesy of Island Def Jam Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Great movie to see with the kids
25 September 2005 | by See all my reviews

Little Manhattan was a fun ride from beginning to end.

I took my wife and daughters who are 13 and 11 years old and everyone had a good time. I really lost my self in this story. It was good natured without being corny.

This is the first time I saw a movie that makes me want to visit New York.

With all of the mean spirited movies out today this reminds of how nice it is to enjoy a good story. I would like to see more of this kind of writing in every movie.

I plan to buy the DVD for my 11 year old when it becomes available.


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