The Best of Me

The Best of Me

The Best of Me

James Marsden and Michelle Monaghan star as a pair of high school sweethearts, reunited after 20 years apart when they attend the funeral of a mutual friend. Adapted from the steamy bestselling novel by Nicholas Sparks, author of The Notebook .

2014Rating: M, Mature themes, violence, sex scenes and coarse language.118 minsUSA
DramaRomance
83%
want to see

Reviews & comments

shame

Soaked in pretentious drama without any shame. The ending is unbelivably annoying.

2.0
0
Variety

Variety

press

Also functions as a study of two terrific actors struggling to overcome the relentless mediocrity of their material.

0
Time Out

Time Out

press

Movies this silly, crass and manipulative really shouldn’t be allowed to exist in 2014. But we’re guiltily glad that they do.

3.0
0
The Guardian

The Guardian

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You can sneer, but I don't care - the heart wants what it will, and my heart wants Sparks. So there.

3.0
0
The Dissolve

The Dissolve

press

It’s a case study on how the quality of screen partners is only as good as the quality of the romantic obstacles separating them.

2.0
0
New York Daily News

New York Daily News

press

Sinks like a rock thrown into a sun-dappled lake shaded by magnolia trees sparkling under a sky of shooting stars.

1.0
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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

Clichéd and overly broad.

2.0
0
Variety

Variety

press

Also functions as a study of two terrific actors struggling to overcome the relentless mediocrity of their material.

0
Time Out

Time Out

press

Movies this silly, crass and manipulative really shouldn’t be allowed to exist in 2014. But we’re guiltily glad that they do.

3.0
0
The Guardian

The Guardian

press

You can sneer, but I don't care - the heart wants what it will, and my heart wants Sparks. So there.

3.0
0
The Dissolve

The Dissolve

press

It’s a case study on how the quality of screen partners is only as good as the quality of the romantic obstacles separating them.

2.0
0
New York Daily News

New York Daily News

press

Sinks like a rock thrown into a sun-dappled lake shaded by magnolia trees sparkling under a sky of shooting stars.

1.0
0
Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

Clichéd and overly broad.

2.0
0

shame

Soaked in pretentious drama without any shame. The ending is unbelivably annoying.

2.0
0