Nicholas Sparks' novels have been the inspiration for many big-screen adaptations. Here's a scene from the 2004 hit "The Notebook," starring Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams as a young couple who fall in love in the 1940s.
"Message in a Bottle"
Kevin Costner and Robin Wright starred in the 1999 film "Message in a Bottle," based on Nicholas Sparks' book about a woman who discovers a love letter in a bottle on a beach and is determined to track down its author. "Message in Bottle" was the first Sparks book to be made into a movie.
"A Walk to Remember"
Mandy Moore and Shane West starred in 2002's "A Walk to Remember," a romance about how a young man is transformed by his relationship with a girl he's known all his life, but never noticed.
"Nights in Rodanthe"
Richard Gere and Diane Lane starred in 2008's "Nights in Rodanthe," based on Nicholas Sparks' 2003 book of the same name, about a doctor traveling to see his estranged son who connects with an unhappily married woman at a North Carolina inn.
Amanda Seyfried and Channing Tatum starred in the 2010 movie adaptation of Nicholas Sparks' book "Dear John," about a soldier who falls for a conservative college student while he's home on leave.
"The Last Song"
Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth starred in "The Last Song," the 2010 film adaptation of Nicholas Sparks' novel about a rebellious girl is sent to a Southern beach town for the summer to stay with her father (played by Greg Kinnear).
"The Lucky One"
Taylor Schilling and Zac Efron starred in the 2012 film "The Lucky One," about a Marine who searches for the unknown woman he believes was his good luck charm when he served in Iraq.
Julianne Hough and Josh Duhamel starred in 2013's "Safe Haven," about a woman with a mysterious past who connects with a widower in a small North Carolina town.
"The Best of Me"
James Marsden and Michelle Monaghan played former high school sweethearts who reunite after many years when they return to visit their small hometown in the 2014 film "The Best of Me."
"The Longest Ride"
"The Longest Ride," based on Nicholas Sparks' novel of the same name, is set to arrive in theaters on April 10, 2015. Scott Eastwood and Britt Robertson play a young couple whose lives intertwine with an older man reflecting on his own lost love.