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The Choice (2016)

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Travis and Gabby first meet as neighbors in a small coastal town and wind up in a relationship that is tested by life's most defining events.

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Ross Katz

Writers:

Bryan Sipe (screenplay), Nicholas Sparks (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Benjamin Walker ... Travis
Teresa Palmer ... Gabby
Maggie Grace ... Steph
Alexandra Daddario ... Monica
Tom Wilkinson ... Shep
Tom Welling ... Ryan
Jesse C. Boyd ... Matt
Brad James ... Ben
Noree Victoria ... Liz
Anna Enger ... Megan
Lou Lou Safran Lou Lou Safran ... Katie
Vance Griswold Vance Griswold ... Jesse
Brett Rice ... Dr. McCarthy
Ashley LeConte Campbell ... Maryanne McCarthy
Sharon Blackwood ... Cora
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Storyline

In a small coastal town, the veterinarian Travis Shaw works with his father Shep and is very close to his beloved sister Steph. Travis is very successful with the women and dates Monica every now and then. When the resident Gabby Holland moves to the next door house, she initially believes he is a pretentious man. But when her boyfriend Ryan MacCarthy, who is fellow doctor in the same hospital where she works, needs to travel to another city, Gabby and Travis have a relationship and fall in love with each other. Out of the blue, Ryan returns and proposes to marry her. Now Gabby has to make a choice between her two loves. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Let your heart decide.

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content and some thematic issues | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 February 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

En nombre del amor See more »

Filming Locations:

North Carolina, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,050,443, 7 February 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$18,709,066, 27 March 2016

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$23,420,878
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Color
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Trivia

Benjamin Walker and Maggie Grace play siblings in this film. Due to their resemblance with Liam Neeson, Maggie played Neeson's daughter in Taken (2008) while Walker played the younger version of his character in Kinsey (2004). See more »

Goofs

Despite spending months in the hospital, Gabby's skin never loses its tan. See more »

Quotes

Travis: Why do you make it so hard for me to flirt with you?
Gabby: Because if I made it easy you wouldn't flirt with me anymore.
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Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: The Choice (2016) See more »

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It Gets Better
Written by Gideon Bensen, Thomas Champion, Luke Davison, Isabella Manfredi and Jack Moffitt
Performed by The Preatures
Courtesy of Harvest Records and Universal Music Australia Pty. Ltd. under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Enjoyable Love Story
26 November 2016 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

In a small coastal town, the veterinarian Travis Shaw (Benjamin Walker) works with his father Shep (Tom Wilkinson) and is very close to his beloved sister Steph (Maggie Grace). Travis is very successful with the women and dates Monica (Alexandra Daddario) every now and then. When the resident Gabby Holland (Teresa Palmer) moves to the next door house, she initially believes he is a pretentious man. But when her boyfriend Ryan MacCarthy (Tom Welling), who is fellow doctor in the same hospital where she works, needs to travel to another city, Gabby and Travis have a relationship and fall in love with each other. Out of the blue, Ryan returns and proposes to marry her. Now Gabby has to make a choice between her two loves.

"The Choice" is enjoyable love story with nice characters divided in two parts, beginning with a witty romance and ending with a heartbreaking drama. Teresa Palmer is the greatest attraction and never disappoints. The fat Tom Welling surprises those that followed the "Smalville" series. The unknown Benjamin Walker has a good performance and his declaration of his love to Gabby's family is the best part of this film. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "A Escolha" ("The Choice")


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