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The Longest Ride (2015)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance | 10 April 2015 (USA)
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The lives of a young couple intertwine with a much older man, as he reflects back on a past love.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Sophia Danko
... Luke Collins
... Ira Levinson
... Young Ira
... Young Ruth
... Marcia
... Kate Collins
... Mrs. Pfeffer
Kate Forbes ... Ira's Mother
... Luiz
... Larry Till
... Rodeo Girl / Dancer
... Nurse Wilson
Jaret Sears ... Joe Parks
... David Stein
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Storyline

Based on the bestselling novel by master storyteller Nicholas Sparks, THE LONGEST RIDE centers on the star-crossed love affair between Luke, a former champion bull rider looking to make a comeback, and Sophia, a college student who is about to embark upon her dream job in New York City's art world. As conflicting paths and ideals test their relationship, Sophia and Luke make an unexpected and fateful connection with Ira, whose memories of his own decades-long romance with his beloved wife deeply inspire the young couple. Spanning generations and two intertwining love stories, THE LONGEST RIDE explores the challenges and infinite rewards of enduring love. Written by 20th Century Fox

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Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for some sexuality, partial nudity, and some war and sports action | See all certifications »

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10 April 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El viaje más largo  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$34,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,019,686, 12 April 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$37,432,299, 28 June 2015
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Trivia

The painting "Man with Moustache" 1960 is by Robert De Niro Sr See more »

Goofs

When Daniel McDonald's widow gives Ira the painting Daniel did of Ruth, there is a picture of Ira and Ruth with a handwritten note on the back, written by Daniel. The handwriting is identical to the handwriting on the postcard Howie Sanders sends to Luke, inviting him to the art auction. See more »

Quotes

Ira Levinson: Love requires sacrifice, always.
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Referenced in The Gifted: 3 X 1 (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

SHOW PONY
Written by Eric Christopher Owen & Kevin Michael McKeown
Performed by Black Pistol Fire
Courtesy of Modern Outsider
By arrangement with Zync Music Group LLC
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Such a cute film
11 April 2015 | by See all my reviews

My husband and I really enjoyed this. It's sweet and romantic. If you like a movie without swearing and gratuitous sex, etc., this is a feel-good story. Alan Alda was wonderful, and we enjoyed seeing him in this role. Scott Eastwood was convincing as a PBR rider trying not to become a has-been and working through issues of his own. There's action for the guys (bull riding), and something for the ladies (bull riding, and a flash of Scott Eastwood's nice buttocks-thank you for that-so there's something for everyone. The actress who played Alan Alda's wife was absolutely darling. Very romantic film about two people who had a meet-cute and found their lives changed in many ways.


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