The Best of Me parents guide

The Best of Me

Will the past keep this pair from finding happiness in the future?

Overall C

When fate brings Amanda Collier (Michelle Monaghan) and Dawson Cole (James Marsden) back to their hometown, thinking about their high school romance seems unavoidable. But can these old memories from the past overcome present obstacles and ignite new feelings for their future?

Release date October 17, 2014

Violence C-
Sexual Content C-
Profanity D+
Substance Use C

Why is The Best of Me rated PG-13? The MPAA rated The Best of Me PG-13 for sexuality, violence, some drug content and brief strong language.

Run Time: 118 minutes

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The Best of Me
Rating & Content Info

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Why is The Best of Me rated PG-13? The Best of Me is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for sexuality, violence, some drug content and brief strong language.

Violence: An explosion at a worksite injures several, including a man who is covered in flames. Another is thrown from a platform into the water below. A man shows numerous scars he got from his father. Characters are slapped, punched, choked, beaten and shot. Some blood is shown.

Sexual Content: A teenage girl reveals she is pregnant. Adults talk about a child who died. Unmarried teens and later adults engage in sexual activity with partial nudity shown. A woman wears a very revealing wet t-shirt.

Language: The script contains several profanities including a strong sexual expletive.

Alcohol / Drug Use:Characters drink frequently. A man drinks while driving. Men appear to be involved in bootlegging. Some tobacco use is also shown.

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The Best of Me
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence, Coarse Language, Sexually Suggestive Scenes.
Alberta PG Coarse Language, Violence.
Manitoba 14A
Ontario PG Mature Theme, Sexual Content, Violence.
Quebec G Not Recommended for Young Children.
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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News About "The Best of Me"

Cast and Crew

The Best of Me is directed by Michael Hoffman and stars Michelle Monaghan, Liana Liberato, James Marsden.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Best of Me movie is February 3, 2015. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: The Best of Me
Release Date: 3 February 2015
The Best of Me releases to home video (DVD or Blu-ray) with the following supplements:
- Audio Commentary by Michael Hoffman
- "Tears of Joy" Alternate Cut/Ending
- "Along for the Ride"
- Music Video: "I Did" by Lady Antebellum
Exclusive HD Content
- Nicholas Sparks Interviews: Michelle (Monaghan) and James (Marsden)
- Nicholas Sparks Interviews: Liana (Liberato) and Luke (Bracey)
- Deleted Scenes

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