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Is the longest ride a sad movie?

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Asked by: Peter Segal

There is a couple of sad parts, but for the most, it’s a happy ending. This answer contains spoilers… (view spoiler) The Longest Ride has the happiest ending I can think of from a Nicholas Sparks book.

Who dies in The Longest Ride?


In flashbacks, Ira and Ruth break up because she cannot see a life without children in their future. However, weeks later, Ruth returns as she cannot live without Ira. Decades later, now 80 years old, Ira wakes up to find Ruth has died in her sleep.

Is The Longest Ride appropriate for kids?

Age Appropriate For: 14+.

Is The Longest Ride movie based on a true story?

More disquieting is Sparks’ co-opting of the very compelling real-life story of Herb and Dorothy Vogel. The New York couple used Herb’s modest postal worker salary to amass a modern art collection of incredible value.

Why is the longest ride rated R?

It tackles some pretty weighty subjects, including death, infertility, and traumatic injuries. The amount of romance/steamy stuff is fairly on par with. Also passionate kissing, other scenes of implied sex, and some cleavage/underwear shots. Swearing includes “bulls–t” and “hell,” and there’s some social drinking.

Why is the ride Rated PG-13?

The MPAA rated Ride Along PG-13 for sequences of violence, sexual content and brief strong language.

Do Luke and Sophia end up together?

A year later Luke and Sophia, now married, have built a museum dedicated to Ira and Ruth. Luke takes Sophia to the old college where Ira and Ruth used to spend their anniversary. He then starts to read one of Ira’s letters. They live happily ever after.

Is the ride based on a true story?

Hope you enjoy.” The Ride is the inspiring true story of BMX champion John Buultjens, a teen who was on the road to ruin before his foster father bought him his first bicycle that changed his life forever. “This is the incredible true story based on John Buultjen’s life,” Craig said.

What happens at the end of the longest ride book?

Although they were never able to have children, Ira and Ruth lived a fulfilling life together. Now, more than nine years since Ruth’s death, Ira has accepted that lung cancer will soon take his life as well.