A Walk to Remember
A Walk to Remember (2002)

The best-seller by sentimental novelist Nicholas Sparks becomes this teen melodrama set in a coastal North Carolina port. Cocky, popular high school student Landon Carter (Shane West) is the big man on campus at Beaufort High School until a… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 25, 2002
DVD Release Date: July 9, 2002
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Critic Score: 27% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Though wholesome, the Mandy Moore vehicle A Walk to Remember is also bland and oppressively syrupy.

Lisa Alspector
Chicago Reader

This realist fairy tale of impossible love has a fair amount of nuance and charm.

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Robert K. Elder
Chicago Tribune

It's sad that Moore's first major cinematic outing scrapes the bottom of the melodramatic barrel.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

Adopts a breezy anti-cynicism as a pose, and then spends the rest of the time failing in the most spectacular way to competently execute it.

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Christy Lemire
Associated Press

It's an overwrought teen weepy, Terms of Endearment for the TRL crowd.

Rex Reed
New York Observer

So boring that even its target audience talked all the way through it.

Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Too-syrupy re-tread of Love Story.

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Time Out

An adolescent romance we've seen a million times before.

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Scott Von Doviak
Fort Worth Star-Telegram/DFW.com

A fifty car pileup of cliches.

Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

This is a great romantic tearjerker.

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Flixster Audience Score: 78% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
I have watched this many times over the years. It is the only Nicholas Sparks story I actually like. Both Mandy and Shane are perfect here. I love the songs,… More
Bethany Murphy
One of the most heartbreaking films I've ever watched. Mandy Moore and Shane West make a great couple and the ending was poignant and perfect.
Red Lats
I saw "A Walk to Remember" for the second time today. I have to give it more respect that I did the first time I saw it. Sure it is mushy or corny,… More
Kevin M. Williams
"Love Story" for a new generation and so, for that reason, predictable, only this one is resonant with Christian values. But not everyone has seen… More
Alex roy
I truly cared to see A Walk to Remember, until I absolutely had to, or forced to. I had read many things on this film, some good, and some bad. Mostly bad. The… More
Jennifer Xu
One eye roll after another. I don't know I made it through the entire movie, but there are no redeeming qualities to this one. None.