The Notebook

2004 film directed by Nick Cassavetes

The Notebook is a 2004 American romantic drama movie directed by Nick Cassavetes. It was written by Jeremy Leven and Jan Sardi. It is based on the 1996 novel of the same name by Nicholas Sparks.

The movie stars Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams as a young couple who fall in love in the 1940s. The movie also stars James Garner, Gena Rowlands, James Marsden, Sam Shepard, Joan Allen and David Thornton.

The Notebook received generally mixed reviews.[1][2] It has become popular after years it was released.[3][4]


  1. Fleming, Michael (March 19, 2007). "Sparks adaptation is 'Dear' to Tatum". Variety. Retrieved October 10, 2014.
  2. Lyttelton, Oliver (June 25, 2014). "4 Ways 'The Notebook' Rewrote the Weepie and Changed Hollywood". Yahoo! Movies. Retrieved October 10, 2014.
  3. Greve, Joan E. (June 25, 2014). "9 Best Quotes from The Notebook". Time. Retrieved July 26, 2014.
  4. "'The Notebook' director claims Ryan Gosling tried to have Rachel McAdams removed from film". NME. July 3, 2014. Retrieved July 26, 2014.