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If I Stay (2014)

PG-13 | | Drama, Fantasy, Music | 22 August 2014 (USA)
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Life changes in an instant for young Mia Hall after a car accident puts her in a coma. During an out-of-body experience, she must decide whether to wake up and live a life far different than she had imagined. The choice is hers if she can go on.

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Mia Hall thought the hardest decision she would ever face would be whether to pursue her musical dreams at Juilliard or follow a different path to be with the love of her life, Adam. But what should have been a carefree family drive changes everything in an instant, and now her own life hangs in the balance. Caught between life and death for one revealing day, Mia has only one decision left, which will not only decide her future but her ultimate fate. Written by Warner Bros.

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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements and some sexual material | See all certifications »

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22 August 2014 (USA)  »

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Si decido quedarme  »

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$11,000,000 (estimated)

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$15,679,190 (USA) (22 August 2014)

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$50,474,843 (USA)
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Trivia

R.J. Cutler had given all the cast a personal iPod featuring the songs that he thought each character would listen to. Chloë Grace Moretz got an iPod with Classical music while Jamie Blackley got an iPod with Rock music. See more »

Goofs

At several points in the film, other actors step out of the way so Mia can pass by them for the purposes of the scene, even though she is invisible and intangible. See more »

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[first lines]
Mia Hall: At the age of 26, Ludwig Beethoven went deaf, ending his career as a successful concert pianist. But determined not to let a little thing like his hearing end his music career, my pal Ludwig became a composer. Turned out the new gig suited him. It's like that old saying, "Life is what happens when you're busy making other plans." Take my dad. When my little brother, Teddy, was born, he quit his band to get a real job. But then he fell in love with teaching. Now he spends his days ...
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Referenced in Reel Junkie: If I Stay (2014) See more »

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Outta This Place
Performed by Needles//Pins
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Amazing
4 March 2015 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

When it first came out I read the book, cried then went to see the movie where I cried yet again. The chemistry between the characters in the film is one of those which I don't think you see very often in a film. Normally films which are based on books aren't actually that similar but I thought it was fairly similar. I loved the story line and the drama in the film. It's most definitely one that I would watch again. I would recommend it to friends and family being the socialite that I am. Typical college girl me. Sigh. Look I you want to rate the film just watch it because I personally thought it was fabulously entertaining. At times it was slightly boring and hard to understand, although I would've liked a tiny bit more action. Just a little.


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