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The Vow is a 2012 {{Romance}} starring Creator/RachelMcAdams and Creator/ChanningTatum. BasedOnATrueStory, it follows a young married couple whose marriage is in jeopardy, following a near near-fatal car accident that renders one of them an amnesiac with no memories of their relationship. Though not being a critical success, it performed ''massively'' well commercially. Trivia/TheVow

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!!This film provides examples of:

* AmnesiacLover: Paige.
* BasedOnATrueStory
* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler: Paige never regains memory of her relationship with Leo, but it's implied that they will start all over together.]]
* [[MommyIssues Daddy Issues]]: Paige has 'em.
* DoggedNiceGuy: Subverted; Leo, who finds himself vying for a woman ''he's already married to''.
* ExpositoryHairstyleChange: After the car accident, Paige dyes her hair a lighter color and gets highlights, emphasizing how she's no longer the person Leo fell in love with.
* IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy: When it becomes obvious that Paige won't regain her memory anytime soon, Leo annuls their marriage and tries to move on with his life, managing to avoid Paige for about six months in the process.
* IWillWaitForYou
* {{Jerkass}}: Paige comes off as this at times with Leo as she struggles to regain her memories.
* [[spoiler:{{Masquerade}}: Paige's family hides the worst of their problems and give no explanation for Paige's estrangement--making Paige believe it's all her own fault. When in reality her dad committed adultery with her best friend--and Paige broke off her relationship with her family when she found out about it.]]
* [[NonNudeBathing Non-Nude Swimming]]: Which, according to Leo, is a monthly tradition for him and Paige to do.
* PleasePutSomeClothesOn: After Paige sees Leo [[MrFanservice sans clothing]] en route to the bathroom.
* ReturningTheHandkerchief: Leo and Paige meet at the DMV, after Paige "forgets" to take her license with her after she leaves.
* TheReveal: The reason Paige rejected her family and moved to the city was because [[spoiler:her father slept with her best friend]].
* RichSuitorPoorSuitor: Jeremy and Leo; Jeremy is a well-off lawyer while Leo is a musician who runs a struggling recording studio.
* RomanticRunnerUp: Jeremy.
* ShirtlessScene: Come on, ''[[{{Hunk}} Channing Tatum]]'' is in this.
* YourCheatingHeart: [[spoiler: Paige's father]].
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