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Mandy Moore Hasn’t Watched ‘A Walk to Remember’ in 10 Years (Exclusive)

Cue “I Dare You to Move” by Switchfoot! It’s been 16 years since the premiere of A Walk to Remember — and Mandy Moore can’t believe it either.

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“[It’s] bananas,” the actress, 33, exclusively told Us Weekly at the Create & Cultivate 100 Launch, which is partnered with Chevrolet, in Culver City, California, on Thursday, January 25. “It [makes] me feel real old! It’s crazy. It feels like another lifetime ago. But I’m so happy to celebrate it and so happy that people still — it’s relevant and still means something to people. That means a lot.”

Mandy Moore attends Create & Cultivate and Chevrolet Host Create & Cultivate 100 on January 25, 2018 in Culver City, California. Alison Buck/Getty Images for Create & Cultivate and Chevrolet

Moore starred in the 2002 romantic drama — based off of Nicholas Sparks‘ 1999 book of the same name — alongside Shane West. Moore played Jamie Sullivan, an ill-stricken high school student who makes a positive impact on bad boy Landon Carter (West) after he’s forced to complete community service.

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Moore and West, 29, reunited with the film’s director, Adam Shankman, in February 2017. Although the actors walked down memory lane, Moore admits it’s been a while since she’s actually watched the movie.

Mandy Moore and Shane West in a scene from the film ‘A Walk To Remember’, 2002. Warner Brothers/Getty Images

“Not in a long time. It’s been like 10 years or something,” she told Us. “I had no idea what I was doing. Every time I had seen it, which is not very often, I just think like, ‘Aw, that little girl had no idea what she was doing.’ I remember Shane had to teach me how to hit the mark. I didn’t know anything. He was like, ‘No, no, no. You gotta come here.’ I knew nothing.”

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Moore’s This Is Us TV husband, Milo Ventimiglia, is also good when it comes to advice. “I still look to Milo all the time. Milo knows everything,” she said, joking: “I fake my way through it.”

Moore was a Create & Cultivate 100 recipient last year. The annual list honors 100 influential women breaking boundaries and finding new roads in their careers.

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