Pay It Forward (2000)

PG-13   |    |  Drama


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A young boy attempts to make the world a better place after his teacher gives him that chance.


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  • Reuben & Trevor
  • Helen Hunt stars as Arlene McKinney
  • Haley Joel Osment stars as Trevor McKinney
  • Mimi Leder in Pay It Forward (2000)
  • Haley Joel Osment stars as Trevor McKinney

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30 January 2007 | shabashnim
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| More realistic than a pyramid money making scheme
watched the movie over the weekend! And i really enjoyed the story. I haven't read the book but i think the idea deserves credit and well done on making it into a movie... greater potential to get people thinking even if it is just for 5minutes.

It reminded me of the pyramid get rich schemes that some people promote... only this had more substance and seemed more attainable than the selling life insurance to people!!! I came across a review that said the movie was over sentimental and perhaps unrealistic. For those that have lost faith in humanity and ability to do a good deed for someone you really don't know ... perhaps it is unrealistic. But living in a developing context means that we are faced with that opportunity all the time.

Irrespective, of linguistical, social, cultural or economic barriers we all have the capacity to recognise when the hand of support or help is extended... its tough to ignore! So for those of you that are extending/ receiving that hand .. Pay it forward!

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