Savannah Curtis (Amanda Seyfried) and John Tyree (Channing Tatum) meet when she is on spring break from college and he is home on leave from the army. While it only takes weeks for them to fall in love, his commitment to the military keeps the couple apart for years. So the two maintain their relationship by writing letters.
Why Is Dear John Rated PG-13?
Dear John is rated PG-13 for some sensuality and violence.
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A brief but intense scene of soldiers under fire is seen, along with some bloody injuries. Characters are shown in combat zones. A man talks about a fight that resulted in a facial scar. Male characters engage in a fistfight and other skirmishes at a party. One man sustains injuries to his face. A man lies about his home life. Characters drink at home, in social settings and following a difficult experience. After passionate kissing, a couple undresses and engages in sexual activity (some brief, partial back and shoulder nudity is seen). The script contains infrequent scatological terms, mild profanities and terms of Deity.
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Autism is also portrayed in Adam. Henry Thomas, who plays Tim in this film, got an early start in the movies when he starred as a child who befriends an alien in E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial. Amanda Seyfried can be seen in the movie musical Mamma Mia, Channing Tatum acts and dances in Step Up, and Richard Jenkins (who plays Johns father) steals the show in The Visitor.
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Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
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Release Date: 25 May 2010
Dear John releases to DVD and Blu-ray with the following bonus extras:
- Deleted and Alternate Scenes
- Alternate Ending
- A Conversation with Channing Tatum, Amanda Seyfried and Lasse Hallstrom
- Transforming Charleston
- Military in Movies: Dear John’s Military Advisors
- Mr. Tyree, The Mule, and Benny Dietz
- The Story of Braeden Reed