Really great period drama that tugs at the heartstrings!
over 3 years
Right at the edge of romantic that I can stand. Good movie overall.
over 4 years
Great love story-!
over 4 years
Sappy & sad, but good for what it is.
almost 5 years
Saccharine and cliche. Still, I suppose everyone is allowed to like one by Nicholas Sparks
over 5 years
A great love story that can make you laugh and cry in equal measure.
almost 6 years
Probably re-watchable for other people, especially if other people are vapid teenage girls
almost 7 years
Over rated & dull. If I have to watch a romance movie please God let it not be by Sparks.
The movie your girlfriend will make you watch. Your first love is unforgettable.
Very rich story that flips time periods ala Sofphie's Choice. Gosling carries the show.
feel-g film that has the opposite effect, creating unrealistic expectations. RG gorg tho!
over 7 years
Quintessential chick flick. Absurd, corny, romantic.
The Notebook is a 2004 romance film directed by Nick Cassavetes, based on the novel of the same name by Nicholas Sparks. The film stars Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams as a young couple who fall in love during the early 1940s. Their story is narrated from the present day by an elderly man played by James Garner, telling the tale to a fellow nursing home resident, played by Gena Rowlands.
An elderly man reads from a notebook to an elderly woman about a story between two young lovers, Allie and Noah. The story dates back to the summer of 1940, on Seabrook Island, South Carolina. Allie Hamilton (Rachel McAdams) is a high school girl from a wealthy family spending the summer in Seabrook. At a carnival, Allie meets Noah Calhoun (Ryan Gosling), a local boy who takes a fondness towards her. After Noah's several attempts to go on a date with Allie, she finally agrees, resulting in both of them falling in love with each other over the summer. Once Allie's rich parents have met Noah, they...