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Still shot from the movie: The Vow.

The Vow

Leo (Channing Tatum) waits anxiously for his wife (Rachel McAdams) to come out of a coma caused by an automobile accident. But when she does awake, she has no memory of their marriage or life together. So the devoted husband decides to try and make her fall in love with him all over again. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B+
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: C
Language: C+
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 103
Theater Release: 10 Feb 2012
Video Release: 08 May 2012
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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How We Determine Our Grades

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.

What aspects of this story create romance? How can couples find ways to refresh their relationship—without resorting to a car accident?

In this movie, the loss of memory leaves a woman feeling she has had five years of her life wiped away. Have you ever wished you could undo a part of your past? In reality, whether you remember or not, is it possible to completely walk away from anything?

This movie is based on a real life couple in New Mexico, Kim and Krickitt Carpenter. Their story has been told several times, including a Peoples Magazine article and a self-authored book. You can view a news story about them here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bELs8Uh86QM

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