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The Best of Me (2014)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance | 17 October 2014 (USA)
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A pair of former high school sweethearts reunite after many years when they return to visit their small hometown.

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Amanda and Dawson are soul mates who met as teens and were from different backgrounds. But circumstances would force them to part ways. 20 years later they are brought back together by the passing of a mutual friend. So they go back home to fulfill his final wishes and they run into each other. While Amanda is married, albeit unhappily, she still has feelings for Dawson but can't forgive him for pushing her away. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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You never forget your first love.

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Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sexuality, violence, some drug content and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Lo mejor de mí  »

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$26,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$10,003,827 (USA) (17 October 2014)

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$26,761,283 (USA) (9 January 2015)
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This the 9th film adapted from a Nicholas Sparks novel of the same title. See more »

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In '92 when young Dawson is driving, he drives by a parked newer red ford in a driveway. See more »

Quotes

Dawson: I love who I am when I'm with you, Amanda.
Dawson: You are my dearest friend, my deepest love.
Dawson: You are the very best of me.
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Down by the Riverside
Arranged by Jay Weigel
Performed by Allstar Quartet+1
Courtesy of Music of Melpomene
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Unfortunately this got "The Best of Me"
26 October 2014 | by (Salisbury,MD) – See all my reviews

I believe all of Nicholas Sparks's movies are based on his books/novels, and they mostly center around Romance, Passion, and Tragedy. Sparks must be running out of ideas because to sum it up, "The Best of Me" was wayyyyyy to long, very predictable, and monotone to the point that it was listless.

Due to the fact this movie was so drawn out, I had such a lack of interest, that while I was watching it, I was thinking about all sorts of things, like what I'm going to do the next day, what to pick up at the store. The producers dragged out the flashback scenes in a way that you had no idea as far as the direction of this movie. There was no correlation regarding the younger lead male character and that person twenty years later.

The ending: Even though I was half concentrating on this movie, I still predicted the outcome regarding the conclusion.

Nicholas Sparks has had some great movies "The Notebook", "A Walk to Remember", Dear John", but I would recommend taking a pass regarding "The Best of Me".


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