In 1957, when second-graders Bryce Loski and Julianna "Juli" Baker first meet, Juli knows it's love, but Bryce isn't so sure and tries to avoid Juli. By the sixth grade, in 1961, Bryce tries to get rid of Juli by dating Sherry Stalls, whom Juli despises. However, Bryce's best friend, Garrett, takes an interest in Sherry and eventually tells her the truth about Bryce asking her out; she doesn't take it well. From Juli's perspective, Bryce returned her feelings, but was shy. After finding out Bryce and Sherry broke up, she thought she could have Bryce back. But then they reconsider their decisions as time goes on. In 1962, Bryce's grandfather Chet Duncan moves in with the family. Chet has different views about Juli. There's a large, old sycamore tree that Juli loves which no one else understands. One day, it's cut down by a group of landscapers so a house can be built there, despite Juli's opposition. She becomes very depressed afterwards, as the tree let her see the world in a more ...
You never forget your first love.
10 September 2010 (USA)
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Opening Weekend USA: $224,233,
8 August 2010
Gross USA: $1,755,212
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $4,225,921
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
In the novel, the story is set in the early 2000s. The movie shows it set in the early 1960s. See more
During the Basket Boy scene, when Bryce grabs Juli to kiss her and she avoids it, she runs past him. In her point of view she is standing on the opposite side and turns away and runs. See more
The way she ignore me was a constant reminder that I've been a jerk.
Written by Lee Hazlewood
and Duane Eddy
Performed by Duane Eddy
Courtesy of Dominion Entertainment, Inc., a K-Tel Company
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