The Notebook

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Director:Nick Cassavetes
Written by:Jeremy Leven (Screenplay), Jan Sardi (Screenplay), Nicholas Sparks (Novel)

Script Synopsis:An epic love story centered around an older man who reads aloud to a woman with Alzheimer's. From a faded notebook, the old man's words bring to life the story about a couple who is separated by World War II, and is then passionately reunited, seven years later, after they have taken different paths.

The Last Song

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Director:Julie Anne Robinson
Written by:Nicholas Sparks (Screenplay), Jeff Van Wie (Screenplay), Nicholas Sparks (Novel)

Script Synopsis:A drama centered on a rebellious girl who is sent to a Southern beach town for the summer to stay with her father. Through their mutual love of music, the estranged duo learn to reconnect.

Nights in Rodanthe

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Director:George C. Wolfe
Written by:Nicholas Sparks (Novel), Ann Peacock (Screenplay), John Romano (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Adrienne is trying to decide whether to stay in her unhappy marriage or not, and her life changes when Paul, a doctor who is travelling to reconcile with his estranged son, checks into an inn where she is staying.

Message in a Bottle

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Director:Luis Mandoki
Written by:Nicholas Sparks (Screenplay), Gerald Di Pego (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:A woman finds a romantic letter in a bottle washed ashore and tracks down the author, a widowed shipbuilder whose wife died tragically early. As a deep and mutual attraction blossoms, the man struggles to make peace with his past so that he can move on and find happiness.

Dear John

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Director:Lasse Hallström
Written by:Jamie Linden (Screenplay), Nicholas Sparks (Novel)

Script Synopsis:While Sergeant John Tyree is home on two weeks leave from Germany, he meets Savannah after he dives into the ocean to retrieve Savannah's purse that had fallen off a pier. John eventually falls in love with Savannah, who promises to write to him until he returns from overseas.

A Walk to Remember

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Director:Adam Shankman
Written by:Karen Janszen (Screenplay), Nicholas Sparks (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:When the popular, restless Landon Carter is forced to participate in the school drama production he falls in love with Jamie Sullivan, the daughter of the town's minister. Jamie has a "to-do" list for her life and also a very big secret she must keep from Landon.

Nicholas Sparks Script Adaptations

With over fifteen published novels to his name, Nicholas Sparks is considered to be one of the most successful modern romance novelists of our time. His books have since translated their  successes unto the big screen through six film adaptations, with two more already in the works.

Check below for a list of Hollywood adaptations to his bestselling novels.

Message in a Bottle Script (Dialogue Transcript)
Nights in Rodanthe Script (Dialogue Transcript)
Dear John Script (PDF Download)