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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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Liz (as Ali Milner)
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Nurse Ramirez
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Surgeon
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Liddy
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Storyline

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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Live for Love


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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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Box Office

Budget:

$11,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,679,190, 22 August 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$50,474,843

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$78,874,843
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Trivia

Chloë Grace Moretz had to learn how to play cello. She was not a successful cello player, so they had a double play the cello and then added Chloë's head into the frame. See more »

Goofs

In the ICU scene after the bonfire, the shot of the bed with the rails down, when they change perspective to Mia's point of view, the right bed rail is up, then when the scene goes back to the overall room shot, the rails are back down. See more »

Quotes

[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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Connections

Featured in Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.126 (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Nuclear City
Performed by Estate
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moving, if you can relate to it
2 March 2015 | by See all my reviews

hey I loved this movie. If a movie stirs my emotions to a point where my body can't control itself, cry, laughter, anger etc, then in my mind it's done it's job. Movies are escapism. If you don't feel like you've been transported into the movie, then you're just not into it.

As a father I relate to this movie, the sacrifice the father makes for his talented daughter.. It well and truly stirred my emotions. It's a 10 in my book. The concept might appear cheesy to some, but it was up my ally.

If you're a romantic at heart, you will enjoy this flick. If you don't want to embrace being taken on a journey of what it might be like in he next world, then go check out something else.


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