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Degrassi Takes Manhattan (2010)

The Rest of My Life (original title)
On the last day of school to celebrate graduation and the end of another school year, the Coyne twins throw a party at their mansion. Spinner finds out, overhearing Holly J. and Jane talk ... See full summary »


Stefan Brogren


Kate Melville (as Kate Miles Melville), Duana Taha | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Charlotte Arnold ... Holly J. Sinclair
Paula Brancati ... Jane Vaughn
Annie Clark ... Fiona Coyne
Shane Kippel ... Gavin 'Spinner' Mason
Landon Liboiron ... Declan Coyne
Mike Lobel ... Jay Hogart
Miriam McDonald ... Emma Nelson
Cassie Steele ... Manny Santos
Raymond Ablack ... Sav Bhandari
Dalmar Abuzeid ... Danny Van Zandt
Jamie Johnston ... Peter Stone
Sarah Barrable-Tishauer ... Liberty Van Zandt
Melissa DiMarco ... Principal Daphne Hatzilakos
Amanda Stepto ... Christine 'Spike' Nelson
Jessi Cruickshank Jessi Cruickshank ... Kristin


On the last day of school to celebrate graduation and the end of another school year, the Coyne twins throw a party at their mansion. Spinner finds out, overhearing Holly J. and Jane talk in the changing room, that Jane had an affair with Declan a few months ago. Furious and distraught he breaks up with Jane in front of everybody. He comes back to the Dot to find out that Emma accidentally caused it to blow up in flames. Meanwhile, Holly J. and Declan commence their summer of love with Fiona and Jane tagging along. Holly J. finds out the hard way, unfortunately, that there's only place for one woman in Declan's life...his sister. Will rivalry end the summer of Love? In an attempt to cheer Spinner up, Manny, Jay and Emma bring him to a casino where after a drink to many, Spinner and Emma wake up in a hotel room...married à la Las Vegas. Spinner and Emma decide not to have an annulment and throw together and another wedding in front of all their family and friends. Jane desperately ... Written by Anonymous

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Did You Know?


When Fiona is watching TV, you can hear the women on screen talking about "Drake the rapper." Drake, then Aubrey Graham, was a main character for the first six seasons of Degrassi. See more »


Emma claims that she was in Grade 9 in Degrassi: The Next Generation: Weird Science. However, she was only in Grade 8. See more »


Got to Be
Written by Gavin Heaney (as Gavin Osborne Heaney)
Performed by Gavin Heaney (as Latch Key Kid)
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Try not to think and you'll be fine.
25 March 2011 | by HappyCassieGurlSee all my reviews

I was pretty excited for this second Degrassi movie. Mostly because it focused on the first generation of characters and the new characters had less story. But in the end...the new generation was much more interested.

Basically, it's summer for the Degrassi kids and they're all going their separate ways. Spinner and Jane are supposed to be together but Spinner finds out Jane cheated on him months ago so they break up. Emma is back and long story short, she blows up the dot accidentally, costs Spinner his job and they end up getting married à la Las Vegas. This storyline was extremely disappointing and, literally, made no sense. First of all, Jane and Spinner were one of Degrassi's best couples just because of their great chemistry and well developed relationship. Breaking them up out of the blue and matching Emma with Spiinner is insane because Emma and Spinner had talked like what...8 times before this movie? Oh sure that makes total sense. It only makes it worse that they didn't annul the wedding.

Now for the new generation. It's Holly J and Declan's summer of love and Fiona is more than a bit left out and...jealous? We find out that Fiona has a bit of an unhealthy obsession with her twin brother and takes out her revenge of on Holly J...and let's just say the results are very shocking and the most interesting to happen since the season 8 finale. Good job to Charlotte Arnold and Landon Liboiron who shine in the little movie.

So it has it's good and it's bad...Very well done apart from, of course, the Emma and Spinner storyline. I hope they continue that story if Miriam and Shane decide to come back to the show one day.

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Release Date:

16 July 2010 (Canada) See more »

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Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »


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CAD1,000,000 (estimated)
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Epitome Pictures See more »
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