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Dear John (screenplay)

4.25  ·  Rating details ·  5,449 ratings  ·  215 reviews
screenplay based on the novel by Nicholas Sparks
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Published January 25th 2010 by Sony Connect

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Lynn Chong
Feb 20, 2013 rated it it was ok
Dear John is a book that makes you jealous for sure. Every girl dreams of a perfect boyfriend or just a relationship like the movies. This book is one of those typical relationships except there is a twist. It shows what a real life relationship may look like. In Dear John, the main character John falls in love with a girl names Savannah. However, John, working in the army, has to leave Savannah and back to his job in a couple of weeks. They build up their relationship in that short amount of ti ...more
Julia
Jan 20, 2012 rated it really liked it
At first I was very disappointed how the book only focused on one scene and I was scared it would be a short ending. As I got to read more I started to compare it with the movie and found that the movie focuses more on John's relationship with Savannah and not much with his dad. I saw the relationship with his father grow stronger in the book. Many might say that the ending of the book is disappointing because it's not what people want to read and hear. The movie is so Hollywood and of course t ...more
Ciara
Jan 31, 2012 rated it liked it
I found it a beautiful love story, that is not mushy but realistic. It was predictable, but it didn't matter because you want to experience everything. I found it had many realistic relationship situations, specially with over-seas soldiers. I think that it is truly sad, but it does happen. Everything that happens to the John I want to cry and go kick some peoples butts. Very emotional book, be ready, but beautiful.
Amber Smith
Dec 10, 2011 rated it really liked it
Dear JohnNicholas Sparks
This Book Was Really Good. I Really Enjoy Nicholas Sparks' Work. He Really Knows How To Pull His Readers In. I Absolutely Love The Movie, Which Is To Say, Better Than The Book. The Movie Had Me More Interested Than The Book. I Do Recommend This Book To Many People Though, It Is Really Good.
Laila E 240521
May 12, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Dear John
Dear John for Nicholas Sparks is really a nice book worth reading it. I recommend you to read this book because it is full of romance and is a one of the bestselling novels “Nicholas Sparks” has written. It is really nice novel talking about love, toughness, U.S army, and psychological disorder of autism, coins collection and long distance relationship.
I liked this book and I got benefits from it because; it opens my eyes and tells me that not all people have the habit of being patient
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Amy
Apr 29, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites


Great story ... Read it in one day... Quickly connected to the characters
Johnna
Apr 04, 2014 rated it really liked it
I read Dear John by Nicholas Sparks. Dear John was a captivating about two people falling in love at the right place, but wrong time. John Tyree, the protagonist, falls in love with a girl, Savannah, that he meets on his second leave in the army. After just one day together, they slowly start falling for each-other. Soon enough, they time together comes to an end, as John has to go back to the army. Savannah and him write nearly every day, as they don’t want to miss a moment in each other's live ...more
Kelle
Apr 20, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Loved this book. I read the entire book in one sitting and then immediately went out to rent the movie. The book was so much better. The movie did not do it justice. Thank goodness for Channing Tatum's hot body though! ;)
02rileyv
Jan 09, 2013 rated it really liked it
I just finished reading the book Dear John, by Nicholas Sparks. The main problem in this book is having a relationship split by war. The setting in this book shows the difference between war life and every day life. The main charachter is John and his homestate is North Carolina, but he is often on the batte field preforming his army duties. Savanah is the girl john falls madly in love with, and she falls in love with him in return. Tim is Savanah's best friend, who John becomes friends with.

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Taylor Andersen
Dec 02, 2012 rated it really liked it
Dear John, is and amazing story about two young people falling in love. It starts off your typical love story, but then it goes bad. Savanah leaves John because he is always gone due to dutys in the military. She falls inlove while he is deployed and gets married. John is heart broken, and the eneding was so sad. I didnt really like the end, but what he dose to help Savanh after she already broke his heart is amazing.

I would recomend this book to any girls but it is sad, so I don't know how man
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Destiny Watkins
Oct 16, 2012 rated it it was amazing


End of the book review.
I loved this book. It is one of my all time favorite books. It takes you on a emotional train ride of love and hate towards the couple and on the relationship. How they meet and he leaves her for 2 years and how they try there best to hold things together. Then he gets to come home but only for a short time, just to turn around and leave again. After a few years of this happening Savanna gets tired of him not being there and ends up falling in love with somewhere els. No
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Natcha Jarupanitkul
Mar 31, 2013 rated it really liked it
This is the first book i've read that is written by Nicholas Sparks, i saw the movie before so i decided that i wanted to read the book version of it, too.

This is book is about a couple who madly fall in love with each other. The main character, John have to leave to the army, and he met Savannah, the college student. Savannah and John's father relationship are really good, even though he has some kind of problem. But while John was in the army, Savannah fell in love with someone else and wrote
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Karen Pierce
Jul 10, 2013 rated it really liked it
This is one case where I saw the movie first and then read the book. It is usually the other way around for me. I defidently prefer the book version rather than the movie version. I liked that the book had a better plot around some of the main characters than the movie did. I love Nicholas Sparks attention to detail and how he describes the places that the books are taking place at. He is a gifted writer who never disappoints.
Katie Sue
Jan 12, 2012 rated it it was ok
SO. i read this AFTER watching the movie and hated the ending. i didn't like this book too much. the movie is way better in my opinion.
Em
Mar 13, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: chick-lit
Amazing. Truly delightful and a credit to the original writer x
Ashley
Dec 27, 2012 rated it really liked it
Predictable sparks, but interesting nonetheless!
Martha
Aug 20, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Loved the story. Love is the most valued thing, when you find it, do everything but never let it go. It's worth the struggle.
Rhonda
Apr 29, 2012 rated it it was amazing
As in many cases.....the book was so much better than the movie.
Ella B
May 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Dear John (Lexile 850) by Nicholas Sparks is about a man named John who dropped out of high school and made the decision to enlist himself in the Army, but just as he meets the women of his dreams Savannah. But even though John is in love it didn’t stop him from joining the Army and leaving Savannah for long periods of time. But John’s father suffered from severe autism and when John was at war he was sent home because his father was suffering a stroke but was still alive but in rough conditions ...more
Samara
Oct 01, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The title of my book that I read is called Dear John, and the author is Nicholas Sparks. I really, really liked this book it was so, so good! One reason I really liked it was because it wasn't predictable at all I never really knew what was going to happen. Also when you finish the book it makes the beginning of the book make so much more sense. The only thing I didn't like about the book was the ending, it was really sad and it didn't turn out how I wanted it to but it was still so good! My fav ...more
Nina
Jan 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Dear John is a book about a young man name John Tyree who dropped out of high school and decided to hang out with a bad group of people, when john got older he went into the army for 9 months and when John came back from the army for leave he met his dream girl, Savannah Lynn Curtis.

Savannah and John began to go on dates and hang out on the beach until he had to leave to go back to the army but Savannah made a promise to wrote john letters everyday, after a while of writing each other and seei
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Kiwi
Feb 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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Chad Klein
Nov 09, 2017 rated it really liked it
It was a romantic book. I don't like romantic book, but I thought it was a good book. I would recommend this book that like romantic book.
Nina May Millikin
May 29, 2019 rated it it was ok
Not my kind of book
Lilian joumin
Jun 12, 2018 rated it really liked it
i love this book's story.
Shobana Balakrishnan
Nov 14, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Lovely
Katarina Jovic
Jun 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Although I watched the movie, I still wanted to read the book. I actually liked this one from Nicholas Sparks too.
Martina Galimberti
i really liked it, the book begins wth a fake twist (the prologue) which ruins the read for a bit as it foretells you the saddest part. However, the book is well written and depicts a perfect image. the only big bust is that the main character in the book has brown hair, whilst in the movie and on the book cover the Actress has blonde hair but it does allow us to imagine her more than we get to imagine john as Channing fathom now has that role.
Saga Nilsson Lind
Feb 09, 2017 rated it it was ok
It was okay, though I did not like the ending.
That's all I'm gonna say about this book!
Yoony
Feb 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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