• Little Manhattan (2005)

Little Manhattan

Release Date: 2005

DVD Release Date: April 4th, 2006

PG |1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary

Gabe (Josh Hutcherson), a sixth grader, is partnered with Rosemary (Charlie Ray) in his karate class. Though he's known her a long time, Rosemary suddenly becomes his first crush. At home, Gabe's unhappy parents, Adam (Bradley Whitford) and Leslie (Cynthia Nixon), are waiting for their divorce to be finalized. Gabe and Rosemary begin dating, but when he realizes she'll be going away to camp soon, he panics. His attempts to permanently win her over backfire, leaving him confused and miserable.

Cast: Josh Hutcherson, Bradley Whitford, Cynthia Nixon, Charlie Ray, Willie Garson, Paul Borghese, Michael Chaturantabut, Lynn Chen

Director: Mark Levin

Genres: Romantic comedy , Children

Production Co: Regency Enterprises

Keywords: Growing up, Charming, Son, New York City, School, Mother, 2000s, Father, Love

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Jami BernardNew York Daily News

    What a treasure - a funny, tart, romantic comedy about tweens suffering the pangs of first love. It makes the cityscape an essential part of the romance, like a junior, vintage Woody Allen. show more

  • 88
    TV Guide Magazine

    Sweetly sentimental story of young love. show more

  • 50
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    While the juvenile performances are bright and engaging, and there's no shortage of genuinely humorous observations about love and life in the Big Apple, there's an inescapable small-screen dynamic to the scope and rhythm of the production. show more

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