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The Vow (2012)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance | 10 February 2012 (USA)
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A car accident puts Paige in a coma, and when she wakes up with severe memory loss, her husband Leo works to win her heart again.

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Michael Sucsy

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Abby Kohn (screenplay), Marc Silverstein (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rachel McAdams ... Paige
Channing Tatum ... Leo
Jessica Lange ... Rita Thornton
Sam Neill ... Bill Thornton
Jessica McNamee ... Gwen
Wendy Crewson ... Dr. Fishman
Tatiana Maslany ... Lily
Lucas Bryant ... Kyle
Scott Speedman ... Jeremy
Joey Klein ... Josh
Joe Cobden ... Jim
Jeananne Goossen ... Sonia
Dillon Casey ... Ryan
Shannon Barnett ... Carrie
Lindsay Ames ... Shana
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Storyline

Leo and Paige are a couple who just got married. After an accident, Paige is left unconscious, and when she awakes she doesn't remember Leo. Her parents, whom she hasn't seen since she and Leo got together, come and visit her. She can't believe that she hasn't seen them for such a long time. Leo wants to bring her home with him but her parents want her to go with them. She goes with Leo but when she doesn't recognize anything, she goes to her parents. And she wonders why did she cut off contact with her family. She also runs into her ex and wonders why they broke up. Leo tries to win her back by courting her again. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Inspired by True Events

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for an accident scene, sexual content, partial nudity and some language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 February 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Vow See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$41,202,458, 12 February 2012

Gross USA:

$125,014,030

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$196,114,570
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SDDS | Datasat | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The novel that inspired the film Edge of Tomorrow (2014) predicted this film where Rachel McAdams loses her memory by indirectly describing the plot. See more »

Goofs

When Leo runs to the VIP floor for the second time, after Paige has made up her mind about leaving with her parents, the sequence is a mirrored sequence of the first time he runs to the VIP floor when he meets Paige's parents. See more »

Quotes

Leo: How do you look at the woman you love, and tell yourself that its time to walk away?
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Referenced in Unfriended (2014) See more »

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Written by Lykke Li (as Lykke Li Zachrisson) and Bjorn Yttling (as Björn Yttling)
Performed by Lykke Li
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp. / Warner Music U.K. Ltd.
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Sweet story, time well spent, but I'd recommend waiting to rent it.
2 February 2012 | by PomeradoEagleSee all my reviews

Today I had the opportunity to see a preview of The Vow with my wife.

We both enjoyed the movie, her a little more than me. I was very surprised to learn that this movie is based on actual events, perhaps this was why it was not just another amnesia movie. Therefore not entirely predictable. The struggles seemed a little abbreviated, but genuine. Leo (the husband) had a noticeable lack of grief, even in the most down point.

This is a great example of a couple facing a great difficulty, particularly a husband's love. But it failed to truly pull deep emotion out of me (and I can get choked up pretty easily).

This is appropriate for most teen and up audiences. All intimation of sex are between a married couple. There is full backside nudity of Tatum Channing, but it fits appropriately in the movie.

My last "negative" point is that it seemed slow, particularly at the beginning. Maybe that's because I watched Mission Impossible last night, but nonetheless it sure felt like it.

I would certainly recommend seeing the movie, but it probably will be just as good as a Blu-ray instead of paying $10+ for a movie ticket.


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