Based on the bestselling novel by acclaimed author Nicholas Sparks, The Best of Me tells the story of Dawson and Amanda, two former high school sweethearts who find themselves reunited after 20 years apart, when they return to their small town for the funeral of a beloved friend. Their bittersweet reunion reignites the love they've never forgotten, but soon they discover the forces that drove them apart twenty years ago live on, posing even more serious threats today. Spanning decades, this epic love story captures the enduring power of our first true love, and the wrenching choices we face when confronted with elusive second chances.
The Best Of Me Release Date
In Theaters October 17, 2014
The Best Of Me Credits
Starring:Michelle Monaghan, James Marsden, Luke Bracey, Liana Liberato, Caroline Goodall, Sebastian Arcelus, Jon Tenney and Gerald McRaney
Written By:J. Mills Goodloe, Will Fetters and Michael Hoffman
Directed By:Michael Hoffman
Produced By:Denise DiNovi, Alison Greenspan, Nicholas Sparks, Ryan Kavanaugh, and Theresa Park
$340 million dollars. That's how far behind domestic box office ticket sales are from last year. In fact, sales are so slow they could end up being the lowest in seven years. That will be down to how well the holiday movies fare come December, but until then the usual October doldrums aren't doing much to help.
Oct 19, 2014
Weekend Box Office: Fury Fires Way To Number One, The Best Of Me Is The Worst
The weather’s turning brisk. Leaves are changing colors. People are enamored with apples and pumpkins. And the fall movie season is sputtering into gear. We’ve got some flicks to talk about this week with a little fury, Nicholas Sparks, and books about life.
Oct 12, 2014
This Rotten Week: Predicting Fury, The Best Of Me And Book Of Life Reviews
That's James Marsden as the very Nicolas Sparks-sounding Dawson Cole, who is working on an oil rig after spending a whole bunch of time behind bars. Marsden took this role over for the late Walker, who was originally slated to appear in this and Agent 47 before his untimely death.
Aug 13, 2014
James Marsden Takes Over For The Late Paul Walker In The First Trailer For The Best Of Me
Now that Universal has made it official that they’ll be retiring Paul Walker’s Brian O’Conner character, other studios have begun to figure out how they will go about replacing Walker on their own films, such as 20th Century Fox’s Hitman reboot Agent 47 and Relativity’s romantic drama The Best of Me.
Jan 09, 2014
Upcoming Paul Walker Movies Agent 47 And The Best Of Me Find Their Replacement Leading Men
Set in 1984 North Carolina, within the small town of Oriental, The Best of Me follows the troubled love story of Amanda Collier and Dawson Cole, two high schoolers who come together despite coming from opposite sides of the tracks. But their relationship turns out to be short-lived, and they break up the summer of their senior year.
Oct 22, 2013
Michelle Monaghan Will Front Nicholas Sparks Adaptation The Best Of Me
The Best Of Me focuses on the love story of Amanda Collier and Dawson Cole, two North Carolina teens from opposite sides of the tracks who were deeply devoted, but forced apart the summer of their senior year. But that's not where their romance ends. 25 years later each returns to their hometown to attend the funeral of a much-admired teacher.
Oct 02, 2012
Michael Hoffman Up To Direct Nicholas Sparks Romance Best of Me
I don't really understand the appeal of Nicholas Sparks' work. They all have practically the exact same structure - young couples loves each other, drifts apart, falls back in love - yet every time a movie adaptation of one of his books comes out audiences eat it up.
Jun 17, 2011
Next Nicholas Sparks Novel, The Best Of Me, Sells To Warner Bros.