The Notebook is a romantic movie starring Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams which was an adaption of the 1996 novel by Nicholas Spark. This movie was a sleeper hit which was the romantic genre of a couple which cuts from their past and present. As youngsters, there was romance blooming between them, but unfortunately they get separated as the girl Allie is from a rich family whereas the guy Noah is a local kid. Allie’s mother tells her how difficult her life will be if she marries a local man and how things will get hard for her. They get separated. Cut to the present, where they are old and Allie is suffering from Alzheimer’s, Noah returns and reads all the past from a notebook hoping Allie would remember everything and return back to normal.
This movie is considered an emotional must watch which has some really strong acting, a great and tearjerker ending. Some similar movies you might enjoy are:
1) A Walk to Remember
This movie is also an adaptation from a book with the same title by Nicholas Spark. The story revolves around London, a rebellious teenager who has to complete a community service from pranking on a classmate, where he meets Jamie and falls for her until he finds out a secret.
2) La La Land
La La Land is a romantic musical which won several Oscars in 2019 is a movie loved by everyone. The movie features Ryan Gosling as Sebastian and Emma Stone as Mia. Both of them are struggling in the industry to fulfill their dreams of becoming a jazz pianist and an actress. The two coincidentally meet each other and they get into a relationship. Frequent ups and downs pave a way for them to discover themselves. To know more, watch the movie and you’ll surely fall in love with everything.
3) Me Before You
Me Before You is a romantic drama starring Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin which was released in 2016. Sam plays Will who is a successful banker. Things take a turn where Will gets into an accident and gets paralyzed. Louisa, played by Emilia Clarke is a cheerful, happy-go-lucky person who gets hired by Will’s mother to be his companion. The chemistry and connection between them are worth watching hence you should surely give it a shot.
4) Dear John
Dear John is a 2010 romantic drama starring Channing Tatum as John Tyree and Amanda Seyfried as Savannah Curtis. John meets Savannah during a break from his Armed Forces. After that, they go out on several dates and they fall in love. Lots of drama takes place in their relationships involving family and friends. Due to this, their relationship takes various turns. To know more, we would recommend you to watch the movie.
5) The Last Song
The Last Song is a coming of age film starring Miley Cyrus (Ronnie) and Liam Hemsworth (Will Blake Lee). Ronnie plays a rebellious character who is into music. She meets Will while doing volunteer work where she starts developing feelings for him. The movie deals with various issues that teenagers go through. It also explores their passion and them figuring out what they want.
6) The Longest Ride
This movie is also one of the greatest works by Nicholas Sparks that was turned into a romantic film. The story depicts Luke (played by Scott Eastwood) and Sophia (played by Britt Robertson). Sophia is on the verge of starting her dream job in the world of art while Luke wants to make a comeback as a Rodeo. Just when they feel things are getting complicated and not working out they meet Ira, a 91-year-old man who was going through some troubles with his wife Ruth who passed away a few years ago. To learn more about the two pure stories of love, do watch the movie.