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The Notebook

(DVD - 2005)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
The Notebook
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Allie Hamilton and Noah Calhoun meet one evening at a carnival. But they are separated by Allie's parents who dissaprove of Noah's unwealthy family, and move Allie away. When Allie doesn't hear from Noah after several years, she meets and becomes engaged to a handsome young soldier named Lon. Allie, with her love still alive for Noah, stops by Noah's home to check on him. Seeing that their reunion has rekindled a passionate romance, Allie must now choose between true love and the match that her parents approve of.

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Publisher: [United States] : New Line Home Entertainment ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2005].
ISBN: 9780780648838
0780648838
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 124 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.

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OMG! The notebook is amazing. Probably one of the best romantic movies there is out there. A married couple put in a nursing home with who knows how long to live. However the wife has memory loss and can’t remember anything about her past life or her husband. So he decides that he should read a notebook to her explaining there past love life together in hope that one day her memory will return. Usually I don’t cry during movies but this one had me bawling. The very attractive Ryan Gosling did a wonderful job in playing the role of Noah as did Rachel McAdams playing the lovely role of Allie. The characters brought the story line to life in ways u cant even imagine. Making this movie so much more loving than it could be. For something so simple it makes us feel like the movie is the only thing in the world that matters to us. ( In a good way ). I even made on of my guy friends watch it and he was tearing up as well. I’m guessing that this movie is best for people ages 12 and up because it has a romantic movie and touches some really sensitive topics. The notebook is different from other movies because I feel it has a lot of elements of surprise that will come at you when you least expect it and there are so many plot twists, its so great. But the best part of the movie is the ending. I guess you will have to watch to find out!!!

Jul 12, 2014
  • rslade rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Definite romance/date night/chick flick. The ending (and therefore structure) is a bit short on explanation.

May 10, 2014
  • yumsushi rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

Laughable movie. I wanted to like the couple but they seemed to have no chemistry at all other than a physical attraction. The storyline is painfully obvious and predictable. Waste of time.

May 10, 2014
  • theotherjose rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Review:
http://theotherjose.tumblr.com/post/59818302414/movie-of-the-week-3
If not for my girlfriend I don’t think I would have ever watched this movie… Maybe. Since you know, this movie is pretty famous and after watching it I clearly know why. If honesty is going to be laid out in the table here, then I might as well say that this is one of the cutest movies I’ve ever seen. I doubt there will ever be a better kiss scene in the rain than there has in “The Notebook”. Romantic Comedy is usually more so the genre I would watch but if you want to see a serious romance movie, this would be the one I recommend. It’s just so cute.

this movie is beautiful but not as sad as titanic

Dec 14, 2013
  • texasbooks rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

this movie was so special and I enjoyed it very much. I also read the book which was a little different thant the movie but still very good.

Aug 24, 2013
  • Monolith rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Directed by Nick Cassavetes, son of Gena Rowlands, ('Allie Calhoun' here, suffering from Alzheimer's disease), and her late husband, actor/director John Cassavetes. Beautiful story. A bit over the top, but very sweet. I thought Rachel McAdams overplayed young Allie just a trifle. Her exuberant cheerfulness bordered on nauseating. On the other hand, James Garner was magnificent. Very moving performance. My Mom had Alzheimer's, and my Dad went to her nursing home to feed her breakfast, lunch, and dinner, for three years, until she passed. Every. Single. Day. He passed one year later, (I believe, of a broken heart). So this story really hit home with me. Big time. It's tough to get old, man.

Jun 23, 2013
  • Beth1603 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

After hearing rave reviews about this classic tearjerker movie, I was somewhat excited to watch it. While both Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling delivered excellent performances, I couldn't stand the old people crying and the constant pain present throughout the "present" scenes. Mainly because of the actor playing the older Noah overacting way too much, the movie was sad and left me with an unsettled & unresolved feeling by the end.

Feb 21, 2013
  • roronoa_z rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Such a good movieee. Cried a lot.

Simply the best movie ever, anyone who watches it, will surely adore it! Legit.

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Aug 24, 2013
  • Monolith rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Duke: "I know you feel lost right now, but don't worry... Nothing is ever lost, or can be lost... The body, sluggish, aged, cold... The embers left, from earlier fires... shall duly flame again..." Allie: "Did you write that?" Duke: "No. That was Walt Whitman." Allie: "I think I knew him..."

Aug 24, 2013
  • Monolith rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Noah: "I am nothing special; just a common man with common thoughts, and I've led a common life. There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten. But in one respect I have succeeded as gloriously as anyone who's ever lived: I've loved another with all my heart and soul; and to me, this has always been enough."

Apr 03, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Noah: I am nothing special; just a common man with common thoughts, and I've led a common life. There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten. But in one respect I have succeeded as gloriously as anyone who's ever lived: I've loved another with all my heart and soul; and to me, this has always been enough.

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Apr 03, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

bdls206 thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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Apr 03, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

A poor and passionate young man falls in love with a rich young woman and gives her a sense of freedom. They soon are separated by their social differences.

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Apr 03, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Sexual Content: This title contains Sexual Content.

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