The Best of Me is a drama and romance movie. It’s totally a “chick-flick” based on the book by Nicholas Sparks. This movie came out on October 17, 2014 and was directed by Michael Hoffman. This is about a girl named Amanda and a boy named Dawson who meet as teens and fall in love. They come from two totally different backgrounds, but circumstances force them apart for 20 years until they are brought back together. Amanda is married but isn’t happy and still has feelings for Dawson but can’t forgive him for pushing her away.
The two main characters are played by Michelle Monaghan (Amanda) and James Marsden (Dawson). People who watched this also enjoyed Safe Haven, If I Stay, and Dear John. --Keeley Hester