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Pay It Forward (2000)

PG-13
123 min | Drama

A young boy attempts to make the world a better place after his teacher gives him that chance.
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$ 40,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 9,631,359
Gross (USA)
$ 33,519,628
Gross (World)
$ 55,707,411
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Release date
Oct 20, 2000 (United States)

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Helen Hunt
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Chris Chandler Chris Chandler   See fewer
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Jim Caviezel
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Ricky McKinney Ricky McKinney   See fewer
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David Ramsey
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Gary Werntz
Mr. Thorsen Mr. Thorsen   See fewer
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Colleen Flynn
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Liza Snyder
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Hannah Leder
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Tina Lifford
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Loren D. Baum
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Nico Matinata
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Molly Bernard
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Julian Correa
Julian Julian   See fewer
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Carrie Sullivan
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Patricia Deanda
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Ryan Berti
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Gabriela Rivas
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Carrick O'Quinn
Man in Window Man in Window   See fewer
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7.2 / 10 | 105,406 votes