The Last Song

Last Updated on: June 26th, 2024

The Last Song (Touchstone Movie)

“The Last Song” is a romantic drama film released in 2010, directed by Julie Anne Robinson. The movie is based on the novel of the same name by Nicholas Sparks and stars Miley Cyrus as Veronica “Ronnie” Miller, Liam Hemsworth as Will Blakelee, and Greg Kinnear as Steve Miller.

The story follows Ronnie Miller, a rebellious and resentful teenager who is sent to spend the summer with her estranged father, Steve, in a small beach town. Ronnie is still dealing with the pain of her parents’ divorce and has a strained relationship with her father, who is a talented and respected pianist.

As the summer progresses, Ronnie’s outlook on life begins to change when she meets Will Blakelee, a handsome and caring young man who shares her passion for music. Their love story blossoms against the backdrop of the beautiful coastal setting, and Ronnie starts to find healing and forgiveness through her newfound connection with her father and her growing relationship with Will.

“The Last Song” explores themes of love, forgiveness, family, and the importance of finding one’s true passion. It captures the complexities of relationships and the transformative power of love and second chances.

The film marked a significant step in Miley Cyrus’s transition from her Disney Channel image to more mature roles. Her portrayal of Ronnie received praise from audiences and critics, and her on-screen chemistry with Liam Hemsworth added to the film’s appeal.

“The Last Song” was generally well-received by its target audience and fans of Nicholas Sparks’ novels. It remains a touchstone for fans of heartwarming and emotional romantic dramas that tug at the heartstrings and offer a tale of love, growth, and redemption.

Additional Details


  • Miley Cyrus: Veronica “Ronnie” L. Miller
  • Liam Hemsworth: Will Blakelee
  • Greg Kinnear: Steve Miller
  • Kelly Preston as Kim Miller
  • Bobby Coleman: Jonah Miller
  • Nick Lashaway as Marcus
  • Carly Chaikin as Blaze
  • Adam Barnett: Teddy
  • Kate Vernon: Susan Blakelee
  • Nick Searcy: Tom Blakelee
  • Melissa Ordway: Ashley
  • Carrie Malabre: Cassie
  • Lance E. Nichols: Pastor Charlie Harris
  • Hallock Beals as Scott
  • Stephanie Leigh Schlund: Megan Blakelee


  • Director: Julie Anne Robinson
  • Producor: Adam Shankman and Jennifer Gibgot
  • Screenplay: Nicholas Sparks and Jeff Van Wie

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