Remember Me (movie)
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Remember Me is a 2010 romantic coming-of-age drama movie. Robert Pattinson, Lena Olin, Emilie de Ravin and Pierce Brosnan are in the movie.
Plot[change | change source]
In New York City, 1991, Alyssa "Ally" Craig and her mother Helen wait on the subway. They are attacked by two young men. The two men shoot and kill Ally's mother after they get on the train.
Ten years later, in 2001, Ally is a student at New York University. She's living with her father Neil, a New York City Police Department detective.
A man named Tyler Hawkins also has classes at the university. He works at the university bookstore. He has a difficult relationship with his businessman father Charles. That's because his older brother, Michael, had killed himself years earlier.
Charles doesn't pay attention to his youngest child, Caroline. Tyler is protective of her.
One night with a roommate named Aidan, Tyler gets into someone else's fight. He is arrested by Neil. Aidan calls Charles to bail out Tyler. But Tyler doesn't stay to have a talk with his father.
Caroline, an artist, is at an art show. Tyler asks his father to go to the show. When he doesn't come, Tyler meets him in a boardroom filled with people. This makes his father very frustrated.
Neil's partner sees Tyler and Ally on a train. Neil breaks into Tyler's apartment and meets him. Tyler makes Neil mad by telling him Aidan's plan. Tyler is then forced to tell Ally. She leaves and returns home. Aidan visits Ally at her father's home.
Caroline is bullied by classmates at a birthday party where they cut off her hair. Ally and Aidan visit the apartment of Tyler's mother, where Caroline is sobbing.
Tyler takes his sister to school. When the classmates tease Caroline for her new haircut, Tyler gets violent and goes to jail.
Charles is impressed that Tyler stood up for his sister. Charles asks Tyler to meet with his lawyers.
Tyler spends the night with Ally. They reveal they love each other after they have sex.
Charles takes Caroline to school. He calls Tyler to let him know this. He says he will be late. Tyler is happy his father is spending time with Caroline.
When Charles drops Caroline off at school, she sits in her classroom. The teacher then writes the date on the blackboard as September 11, 2001.
That morning, Tyler looks out the window of his father's office on the 101st floor of the North Tower at World Trade Center.
When the terrorist attacks begin, the rest of the family look at the World Trade Center towers before the camera looks over the rubble.
In a voice-over of Tyler's diary, Tyler reveals to Michael that he loves him. Tyler forgives Michael for killing himself.
Some time later, Charles and Caroline seem to have a healthy father and daughter relationship.
Ally gets on the subway in the same spot where her mother was killed.
Cast[change | change source]
- Robert Pattinson as Tyler Keats Hawkins
- Emilie de Ravin as Alyssa "Ally" Craig
- Chris Cooper as Neil Craig, Ally's father
- Lena Olin as Diane Hirsch, Tyler and Caroline's mother
- Pierce Brosnan as Charles Hawkins, Tyler and Caroline's father
- Martha Plimpton as Helen Craig, Ally's mother
Release[change | change source]
Remember Me was first released on March 1, 2010 at the Paris Theatre in New York City. It was then released widely on March 12, 2010. The movie was rated 12A in the United Kingdom and PG-13 in the United States.
Reception[change | change source]
Rotten Tomatoes gives a rating of 27 based on 108 reviews. Metacritic has a rating of 40 out of 100, meaning mixed or average reviews. Roger Ebert liked the movie. He gave it three out of four stars.
Box office[change | change source]
The movie made over $56 million USD.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Remember Me". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved February 26, 2018.
- ↑ "Remember Me". Metacritic. Retrieved February 26, 2018.
- ↑ "Remember Me". Roger Ebert. Retrieved February 26, 2018.