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Dear John (24-Jan-2010)

Director: Lasse Hallstrom

Writer: Jamie Linden

From novel: Dear John by Nicholas Sparks

Producers: Ryan Kavanaugh; Marty Bowen; Wyck Godfrey

Keywords: Romantic Drama, Pen Pals

Film adaptation of the Nicholas Sparks novel of the same name follows a soldier's tumultuous romance with a college student in a time of war.

John Tyree, a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army, meets college student Savannah on spring break in Charleston, South Carolina after rescuing her purse from the water. Falling in love with each other over the next few weeks with a planned view to starting a life together after John's expected exit from the Army, the couple's mettle is tested when John decides to re-enlist following the September 11 attacks, ultimately resulting in Savannah's settling down with next-door neighbor Tim, an emotional episode between John and Savannah upon the former's return to America, and an exploration of the pressures of military romances in a time of war.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
David Andrews
1952   Mann & Machine
Luke Benward
12-May-1995   How to Eat Fried Worms
Richard Jenkins
2-Dec-1953   Six Feet Under
Amanda Seyfried
3-Dec-1985   Mean Girls
Channing Tatum
26-Apr-1980   Model for Mountain Dew soda
Henry Thomas
8-Sep-1971   E.T.: The Extraterrestrial


Channing Tatum   ...   John Tyree
Amanda Seyfried   ...   Savannah Curtis
Richard Jenkins   ...   Mr. Tyree
Henry Thomas   ...   Tim
D. J. Cotrona   ...   Noodles
Cullen Moss   ...   Rooster (Dan Rooney)
Gavin McCulley   ...   Starks
Jose Lucena   ...   Berry
Keith Robinson   ...   Capt. Stone
Scott Porter   ...   Randy
Leslea Fisher   ...   Susan
William Howard   ...   Daniels
David Andrews   ...   Mr. Curtis
Mary Rachel Dudley   ...   Mrs. Curtis
Bryce Hayes   ...   Yellow Shirt
Braeden Reed   ...   6 Years Old Alan
Luke Benward   ...   14 Years Old Alan
Tom Stearns   ...   Coin Dealer #1
Michael Harding   ...   Coin Dealer #2
Brett Rice   ...   Pastor
David Dwyer   ...   Steve the Owner
Anthony Osment   ...   Other Surfer
Jim Wenthe   ...   Professor
Matt Blue   ...   Doctor
Lauree Bradway   ...   Party Guest #1
Glenn M. Tatum   ...   Party Guest #2
Martin Coleman Bowen   ...   Party Guest #3
Maxx Hennard   ...   Berg
Jay Phillips   ...   Young Beret
Steven O'Connor   ...   Col. Kittrick
Jessica M. Lucas   ...   Nurse
Teresa Smith   ...   Tim's Nurse
Bryce Hogarth Armendaruz   ...   7 Years Old John
Amanda Garsys   ...   Gawky Girl at Party
Shelley Reid   ...   Airport Security Guard
Cenk Otay   ...   Screaming Man
Russell A. Turner   ...   Adams
Lisa Burrascano   ...   Woman in Park
Mary Fischer   ...   Helpful Nurse


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