A Walk to Remember

Movie review by Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 11+

Syrupy, predictable tale has some cursing, mature themes.

PG 2002 101 minutes

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age 11+

Based on 21 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 68 reviews

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age 17+

A beautiful romance drama!

A Walk To Remember, starring Shane West and Mandy Moore. They both have very strong chemistry so their acting looks natural and nothing is exaggerated. Starting from the film, now the film A Walk to Remember players reunite and have a romance in real life. In this film there is no element of expressing love by having sex only a kiss and for me that is normal for western culture. This film also provides a lesson that not always someone's bad past will be bad in the end, some people can change for the better when he has found the right person. This film is worth watching for teenagers and I highly recommend it to you guys.

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Too much sex
age 11+

Sweet -- fills the tween gap

It's hard to find decent movies for tweens and young teens. Films jump from Monsters, Inc. which is completely innocent (but has hilarious adult humor built in) to Juno which glamorizes teen sex and teen pregnancy. That's why I really loved this film's attempt to fill the gap. There are good lessons about peer pressure and it will appeal to middle school kids. The romance is light and touching and doesn't have to get sexually graphic. We need more movies that are middle-of-the-road for the very impressionable tween and young teen population.

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