A Walk to Remember (2002). A story of two teens - Landon Carter, who seemed to have no definite future and Jamie Sullivan, the daughter of the reverend who oftentimes the subject of very light bullying in school. Two people who are at the different side of the spectrum, but whose fates came together because of a punishment Landon has to go through. The movie is based upon a bestselling book by Nicholas Sparks and stars Mandy Moore and Shane West.
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At first I didn't get to understand the raves people have in this movie, until I watched it. It was really different than most teen movies, and although it was a bit of a "Sweet Dreams" pocketbook style story, this is one of the movies that will be forever etched in my memory. I guess I really am a sucker for love stories, but taking aside the romantic aspect of the story, the way a very simple young lady was able to change a strong willed man was something quite inspirational. Even before people were inspired to make their own bucket list, this movie has really taught me to have a list of priorities. Who could forget the "being at two places at the same time" and "witnessing a miracle?" I guess I cried more when Jamie's father told Landon, "you are the miracle" than their wedding scene.