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Still shot from the movie: Leap Year.

Leap Year

After four years of waiting for her boyfriend (Adam Scott) to propose, Amy (Amy Adams) decides to follow an old Irish custom that allows the woman to propose on Feb 29th. However, a funny thing happens on her way to pop the question. (The unexpected complication is played by Matthew Goode.) Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: B+
Violence: B
Sexual Content: B
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Run Time: 100
Theater Release: 08 Jan 2010
Video Release: 04 May 2010
MPAA Rating: PG
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After watching a movie with your children or students, we encourage parents and teachers to look for education opportunities to teach with movies. Here are a few discussion topics that can help with lesson plans or teaching in the home.

Although the film’s timeline is only 2 1/2 days, this unlikely couple forms feelings for one another by the time they reach Dublin. Do you think two strangers could fall in love in that amount of time if they shared similar experiences as Anna and Declan? How do the two main characters in this film help one another to overcome personal issues?

The men at the local pub are particularly prone to superstition. Check out this list of Irish notions.

The tradition of women proposing to men originated in an old Irish tale about a deal struck between St. Bridget and St. Patrick. However the intercalary day has other practices associated with it as well.

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