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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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Kate Collins
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Mrs. Pfeffer
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Ira's Mother
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Larry Till
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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)  »

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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

When Luke goes to pick up Sophia at the sorority house, the girl on the front lawn on a blanket is the same girl sitting in the foyer on a chair in the background when Luke hands the flowers to Sophia. 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

Young Ruth: I don't know what the future holds but I know there is no future without you.
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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: The Longest Ride (2015) See more »

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REVERBEROCKET
Written by John Hott and Bryan Harvey
Performed by House of Freaks
Courtesy of Enemy Records
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So, There's Yet Another Eastwood Heartthrob!
14 May 2015 | by See all my reviews

And I don't think it's going to take any time at all for this hunk to be completely and absolutely known only for his own looks, talent, and fame rather than having the fact that he's Clint Eastwood's son being tacked on. Scott is good! Britt Robertson was nicely cast as Sophia, except I have to admit here that I kept seeing a young Renee Zellweger in the part– before the silly plastic surgery turned her into a total stranger. Or just strange. Whatever. Jack Huston was excellent as a young Ira and I think portraying the elderly Ira is one of Alan Alda's best roles. I was just expecting the usual chick flick - but not so. Rugged enough action with the bull riding to interest any guy, as well as a decent plot and all around good acting. To sum it up, this is a nicely done film and one I wouldn't hesitate to recommend.


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