Netflix has added a bunch of new rom-coms in 2018 and To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before is one of the best added so far. Here’s a complete before and after you watch guide to the movie including its soundtrack, cast list, review scores and a look at whether or not you should buy the book.
Before you watch
Not watched yet but looking for a few reasons to jump in? Let’s start off with some facts about the new movie.
Directed by: Susan Johnson (Carrie Pilby)
Released on Netflix: August 17th, 2018
Runtime: 99 minutes
What’s the movie about?
The movie is based on the 2014 novel of the same name which was written by Jenny Han. It tells the story of a high schooler who has all of her love letters sent out to her crushes from over the years. She then has to get a fake boyfriend to help deal with her situation.
The movie has been an instant hit with fans and most of the critics around the world. Fans, in particular, praised how close it stuck to the book the movie is based on and also praised the lead actress.
We find Cady Lang’s review in Time.com to be the aggregated voice of the critics saying: “Its heartwarming and clear-eyed approach to first love and the challenges of coming-of-age distinguishes it from its contemporaries.”
After you watch
To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before Soundtrack
|I Like Me Better||Lauv|
|Swan Lake – Scene||Extreme Music|
|You & I||Twinsmith|
|You’re Not Good Enough||Blood Orange|
|Das Rheingold, WWV 86a: Entry of the Gods at Walhall||Sofia Symphony Orchestra, Vassil Kazandjiev|
|Lohengrin – Bridal Chorus||Prague National Theatre Chorus|
|Forest Murmurs (from Siegfried)||Richard Wagner, Philharmonia Orchestra & Yuri Simonov|
|Human Right||The Strike|
|G O O D||Erin McCarley|
|Groove to the Beat||keith and Ken|
|Little Miss Sunshine||Caleb Hawley|
|Gum (Everybody’s My Friend)||Oyster Kids|
|Hypnotic Regression||Girls Names|
|You’re My Desire||The Four Mints|
|This / That||Sarah Jaffe|
|Lovers||Anna of the North|
|Bad Ones (feat. Tegan and Sara)||Matthew Dear|
|Deck the Halls Sixties||APM Music|
|Silent Night – Humming Choir (Xmas Mix)||Lorne Balfe, Russell Emanuel, Steve Kofsky|
|Video Child||Many Voices Speak|
|Cool Out (feat. Natalie Prass)||Matthew E. White|
|Everybody Wants to Rule the World||Tears for Fears|
|When I Dance with You||The Pains of Being Pure at Heart|
Cast list and where you’ve seen them before
Netflix managed to pick a fantastic cast for this movie with each actor either featuring in a primetime teen drama or having starred in other Netflix movies in the past. Here’s a breakdown of the main cast and where you’ve seen them before.
|Lana Condor||Lara Jean||X-Men: Apocalypse, Patriots Day|
|Noah Centineo||Peter||The Fosters|
|Janel Parrish||Margot||Pretty Little Liars|
|Anna Cathcart||Kitty||Odd Squad, Dscendants 2|
|Andrew Bachelor||Greg||When We First Met, The Babysitter|
|Trezzo Mahoro||Lucas||Van Helsing|
|Madeleine Arthur||Chris||Big Eyes|
|Israel Broussard||Josh||The Bling Ring, Extinction|
|John Corbett||Dr. Covey||My Big Fat Greek Wedding|
Should you buy the book?
Absolutely you should get the book if you loved this movie. A new edition was released with a special Netflix cover. As of the time of publishing the book was still on the Amazon bestseller list ranking at number one in the teen and young adult book.
What to watch next?
Looking for some similar movies on Netflix to “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before”? Here are a few suggestions!
As we mentioned earlier, Netflix has released a string of great rom-coms this year. The biggest one by far has been The Kissing Booth which still remains one of the best movies added this year. Should you have The Duff or Angus Thongs and Perfect Snogging streaming, those are two definite watches too.
Looking for a series similar? Then we’d recommend #RealityHigh.