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A Walk to Remember (2002)

The story of two North Carolina teens, Landon Carter and Jamie Sullivan, who are thrown together after Landon gets into trouble and is made to do community service.

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Storyline

In North Carolina especially in Beaufort a prank on a guy goes wrong and puts the student in the clinic. Carter, a famous student with no plans for the future, is held responsible and forced to join in after-school community service activities as consequence, which include starring as the lead in the play. And participating in these activities is Jamie Sullivan, the reverend's daughter who has great ambitions and nothing in common with Landon. When Landon decides he wants to take his activities seriously, he asks Jamie for help and begins to spend most of his time with her. But he starts to like her, that he did not expect to do. They relationship, much to the chagrin of Landon's old popular friends and Jamie's strict reverend father. But when a heart-breaking secret becomes known that puts their relationship to the test, it is then that Landon and Jamie realize the true meaning of love and fate. Written by Pjshipman

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Find out who you are and do it on purpose. See more »

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Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements, language and some sensual material | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

25 January 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Un amor para recordar  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$11,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$12,177,488 (USA) (27 January 2002)

Gross:

$41,227,069 (USA) (28 April 2002)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The second film adaptation of a Nicholas Sparks novel, and the first to be rated PG. See more »

Goofs

When Eric drops Landon off at the school for his first play rehearsal, Eric hands Landon his crutches as he's getting out of the car but in the next shot, Landon is getting out again. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Dean: Is he here yet?
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Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Old Fashioned (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Cannonball
Written by Kim Deal
Performed by The Breeders
Courtesy of Elektra Entertainment Group/4AD
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Shining stars....
16 December 2003 | by (Darlington, England) – See all my reviews

This was one of the best films I've seen lately. Mandy Moore shone in her role as Jamie Sullivan, although never to the point where she became unbelievable. Her singing was fabulous, but it was clear that this was not a film about her singing - too many pop artists starring in films wind up in films about their pop careers, whether real or inferred.

The storyline was VERY good. I can't say too much without spoiling it for everyone else, but take my word for it. You absolutely must watch this film at some point - make sure you grab plenty of tissues though, because if you don't get emotional towards the end, you must have a heart of stone.

All in all, fantastic.


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