‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’ on Netflix: Soundtrack, Review Scores and Cast

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.

Review Scores

7.9 on IMDb, 93% on Rotten Tomatoes and 62 on Metacritic

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

Song NameArtist
I Like Me BetterLauv
Swan Lake – SceneExtreme Music
You & ITwinsmith
DaydreamsThe Velveteins
ChinatownWild Nothing
You’re Not Good EnoughBlood Orange
Das Rheingold, WWV 86a: Entry of the Gods at WalhallSofia Symphony Orchestra, Vassil Kazandjiev
Lohengrin – Bridal ChorusPrague National Theatre Chorus
Forest Murmurs (from Siegfried)Richard Wagner, Philharmonia Orchestra & Yuri Simonov
Human RightThe Strike
G O O DErin McCarley
Groove to the Beatkeith and Ken
Little Miss SunshineCaleb Hawley
DrunkAnteros
BoyfriendConfidence Man
Gum (Everybody’s My Friend)Oyster Kids
BeautifulViigo
NadirTender
Hypnotic RegressionGirls Names
You’re My DesireThe Four Mints
This / ThatSarah Jaffe
LoversAnna of the North
Bad Ones (feat. Tegan and Sara)Matthew Dear
Deck the Halls SixtiesAPM Music
Silent Night – Humming Choir (Xmas Mix)Lorne Balfe, Russell Emanuel, Steve Kofsky
Video ChildMany Voices Speak
Cool Out (feat. Natalie Prass)Matthew E. White
Everybody Wants to Rule the WorldTears for Fears
When I Dance with YouThe 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.

Actor/ActressPlaysKnown for
Lana CondorLara JeanX-Men: Apocalypse, Patriots Day
Noah CentineoPeterThe Fosters
Janel ParrishMargotPretty Little Liars
Anna CathcartKittyOdd Squad, Dscendants 2
Andrew BachelorGregWhen We First Met, The Babysitter
Trezzo MahoroLucasVan Helsing
Madeleine ArthurChrisBig Eyes
Emilija BaranacGenRiverdale
Israel BroussardJoshThe Bling Ring, Extinction
John CorbettDr. CoveyMy 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.

Kasey Moore

Kasey Moore is the founder and editor-in-chief of What's on Netflix. Kasey launched the site in 2013 after growing frustration with finding content on Netflix. He has an in depth understanding of the release cycles for Netflix and has developed tools to make navigating Netflix easier. Resides in Norwich in the UK.