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If I Stay

PG-13| 1 hr. 46 min.

Plot Summary
Mia Hall (Chloë Grace Moretz), a talented young cellist, thought the most difficult decision she would ever have to make would be whether to pursue her musical dreams at prestigious Juilliard or follow her heart to be with the love of her life, Adam (Jamie Blackley), a rock singer/guitarist. However, a car wreck changes everything in an instant, and now Mia's life hangs in the balance. Suspended between life and death, Mia faces a choice that will decide her future.

Cast: Chloë Grace Moretz , Mireille Enos , Jamie Blackley , Joshua Leonard , Liana Liberato , Stacy Keach , Gabrielle Rose , Jakob Davies

Director: R.J. Cutler

Genres: Romance, Drama

Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

If I Stay (2014)

Release Date: August 22nd, 2014|1 hr. 46 min.

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  • December 24, 2014 Paul
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    A teenager movie I thought this movie was pretty good, I love the interaction between her and her parents, I don't want to give away the movie, I just think we take things for granted, like our families and what would we do, if we were in her situation, I don't know what I would do.. made me think.. The Entire teenage love thing has been done before, the interaction with her family and their friends, kept me watching and I'm a 47-year-old male.. Was this movie a tearjerker I don't know? It didn't feel like that, I was more shocked caught my breath.. Maybe a bit of a Greek tragedy.. Anyways you decide, just ones guys review

  • November 23, 2014 hermit57
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    Probably a good one for the almost teens. Good story but, for adults, it needs to have a bit more grit and reality.

  • September 28, 2014 Kate
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    Teens will love this story and cry throughout most of it. Great performances by the actors but totally predictable. I wish I would have saved my money and watched on cable.

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Sandie Angulo Chen on August 27, 2014

I unapologetically read a lot of young adult books -- for work (hey, they keep getting adapted into films), because it helps me recommend books to my own kids, and because I just want to, period. But ...

'If I Stay' Review: 10 Things You Need to Know About the Weepy Romance

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Sandie Angulo Chen on August 22, 2014

Yes, "If I Stay" is yet another teen romance based on a young adult book. I will disclose that I read and loved Gayle Forman's best-selling book about a brilliant young cellist faced with the ulti...

​14 Coma Movies That Won't Put You to Sleep

Posted by
Gary Susman on August 21, 2014

You'd think there'd be a lot more comatose characters in movies, like the heroine of "If I Stay" (opening Aug. 22), a teen played by Chloe Grace Moretz who must choose between life or death after a de...

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