Author Nicholas Sparks has made a career out of bringing very attractive, white people together in the name of love -- in between lots of longing glances and kisses in the rain.

The latest movie based on one of his novels, "The Choice," is about to hit theaters. (Which could be taken as a threat.) In honor of that, it wasn't easy -- since rarely have critics and audiences disagreed more -- but we've ranked Sparks' movie adaptations from best to worst.