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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Amanda
... Dawson
... Younger Dawson
... Young Amanda
... Tuck
... Evelyn
... Morgan Dupree
... Frank
... Harvey Collier
... Tommy Cole
Rob Mello ... Ted Cole (as Robert William Mello)
... Abee
... Bobby / Aaron
... Young April
... Jared
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Storyline

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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Also Known As:

Lo mejor de mí  »

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Budget:

$26,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,003,827, 17 October 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$26,761,283, 9 January 2015
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Trivia

This the 9th film adapted from a Nicholas Sparks novel of the same title. See more »

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when Dawson and Amanda are pushing April's car, Dawson opens the engine compartment. Amanda's friends drive up and the driver of the car says, April come on but he should have said Amanda come on. See more »

Quotes

Young Amanda: Dawson, What would you risk for me?
Younger Dawson: Everything.
Young Amanda: Then let me love you like that. Please.
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Referenced in Half in the Bag: The 2016 Oscars (2016) See more »

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What'll I Do?
Written by Irving Berlin (uncredited)
Performed by The King Cole Trio (as Nat King Cole Trio)
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Brought Tears To My Eyes!! It was THAT GOOD!
6 December 2014 | by See all my reviews

I was looking for a nice romantic flick to bring my girlfriend to so it could set the mood for the evening. Well, that plan failed and I ended up bringing my ex to the movies to see it instead. It really touched me in a deep way that no other love story has in the past. Sounds kinda corny, but for me, it touched on some areas. Well, needless to say, we held hands all during the movie and more later.

Okay, so I read up on the reviews before coming to see this movie and they all made it sound like a boring box office flop, BUT reviews can be very deceiving because this was a diamond that was tarnished by viewers who had NO clue what a romantic flick this really is about! So my advice to you is to go and see it with an open mind and heart and let the movie just unveil itself to your heart and mind and see what happens... best wishes!


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