PG-13 | | Drama, Romance
A romantic drama centered on two new lovers: Tyler, whose parents have split in the wake of his brother's suicide, and Ally, who lives each day to the fullest since witnessing her mother's murder.
The subway at the end of the film has a couple of American flags painted on it. After 9/11, sales of American flags reached a huge boost as patriotism feelings were reignited because of the attacks.
Why do you think Dad doesn't wanna spend time with me?
Charles: She knows I'll take care of her.That's all there is, Tyler.
Tyler: 'That's all there is?' Not enough.
When Tyler is having dinner with his father and Ally, Ally is shown wearing a wide neckline red dress with no sign of a bra. In the next scene, when Tyler storms out of his apartment, and Ally is trying to open the jammed window to get some air, the black straps of her bra are completely visible.
After the production companies, the opening credits consist only of the movie's title.
The UK cinema and DVD versions remove a reference to sodomy and reduce the beating-up of a character to obtain a 12 rating.
$8,089,139 (USA) (14 March 2010)