Little Manhattan is a feel-good comedy that's perfect for kids and adults alike. In a city known for excitement, two young friends are about to embark on the greatest adventure of all. Gabe (Josh Hutcherson) and Rosemary (newcomer Charlie Ray) have known each other nearly all of their lives, but when they come face-to-face in a karate class, they see each other in a whole new light. Filled with all the magical, marvelousÄ—and maddeningÄ—moments of first love, this charming film is fun for the whole family!
*Full Screen Feature
*Director Commentary by Mark Levin and screenwriter, Jennifer Flackett
*Sheep Meadow Segment Featurette
*From Scout to Screen Featurette
*Director Commentary by Mark Levin and screenwriter Jennifer Flackett
*3 Deleted Scenes
Cast & Crew
As directed by Mark Levin, Little Manhattan is an endearing, affectionately humorous and even lyrical depiction of the dawning of adolescence amid the privileged.
A moderately charming comedy depicting a fumbling prepubescent first romance in a beautiful, fairy-tale version of the borough.
A big surprise, a comedy detailing the angst of first love with rare candor.
What a treasure -- a funny, tart, romantic comedy about tweens suffering the pangs of first love. It makes the cityscape an essential part of the romance, like a junior, vintage Woody Allen.
This small-scale, perfectly acted family film listens in on all the doubts and desires of an 11-year-old as he confronts new feelings about a girl he has known practically all his life.
It's the little things such as confusing voices on the phone that show you that the husband-wife team of director Mark Levin and Jennifer Flackett are paying close attention to what kids do, say and go through.