Needing a movie to watch? Are you wanting a movie that will make you fall in love, cry and experience heartbreak at the same time? Look no further than Nicholas Sparks movies. Nicholas Sparks is a romance novelist with 11 of his novels being adapted for the big screen. He knows the combination of what makes a great romantic narrative – strong emotions, beautiful scenes and crushing the audience’s spirits when they become invested in the characters. Here is a ranking of the best Nicholas Sparks movies (not all of his movies are in this list).
7. The Lucky One (2012)
A shirtless Zac Efron – will that get you watching the movie? The Lucky One follows Logan Thibault, a U.S Marine serving in Iraq who finds a picture of a woman just before an attack that destroyed the place he was sitting in. He keeps the picture believing she is his lucky charm and decides to track her down.
Starring: Taylor Schilling, Zac Efron
6. The Last Song (2010)
Watch the very movie Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth met and fell in love. The movie follows Ronnie Miller, a troubled teenager sent to live with her estranged dad in Georgia for the summer. There, she meets popular and handsome Will Blakelee. She embarks on a summer romance. You will be able to feel their instant chemistry throughout the movie.
Starring: Miley Cyrus, Liam Hemsworth
5. Dear John (2010)
Nicholas Sparks movies are no simple love story, and Dear John is just that. This movie will make you long for your significant other to write beautiful love letters to you. Dear John follows John Tyree, who falls in love with college student Savannah Curtis. The couple is pulled apart by war but keeps their love alive through letters.
Starring: Amanda Seyfried, Channing Tatum
4. The Choice (2016)
A story of where the annoying, stubborn guy turns out to be the man of your dreams. Despite being a textbook romance, you are in for a beautiful treat. Gabby moves in next door to Travis, a guy who she initially finds annoying, but end up falling in love with him. Taking place in a small coastal town, it is a beautiful movie that will make you laugh and cry.
Starring: Teresa Palmer, Benjamin Walker
3. The Longest Ride (2015)
Two people from different worlds meet by chance and fall in love. Luke Collins, a local bull-riding superstar on the rise falls in love with Sophia, a city girl with an exciting art internship waiting for her in New York City. A love, a twist – a story you wouldn’t expect. What more would you want from a story?
Starring: Britt Robertson, Scott Eastwood
2. A Walk To Remember (2002)
A movie that pulls on your heartstrings. This classic will end up with you having a pile of used tissues beside you. A Walk To Remember follows bad boy Landon Carter who becomes friends with the minister’s daughter Jamie Sullivan. A love, a twist, a death, and an unexpected ending.
Starring: Mandy Moore, Shane West
1. The Notebook (2004)
What movie would be at the top of a romance movie list than one of the most iconic romance movies ever? The Notebook follows Noah, a poor young man who falls in love with Allie Calhoun, a rich white girl in the summer before she goes to college. They later meet again … and you’ll have to watch the movie to find out what happens!
Starring: Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling