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To All the Boys I've Loved Before (2018)

TV-14 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 17 August 2018 (USA)
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A teenage girl's secret love letters are exposed and wreak havoc on her love life.

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Susan Johnson

Writers:

Sofia Alvarez (screenplay by), Jenny Han (based on the novel by)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lana Condor ... Lara Jean
Noah Centineo ... Peter
Janel Parrish ... Margot
Anna Cathcart ... Kitty
Andrew Bachelor ... Greg
Trezzo Mahoro ... Lucas
Madeleine Arthur ... Christine (as Madaleine Arthur)
Emilija Baranac ... Gen
Israel Broussard ... Josh
John Corbett ... Dr. Covey
Kelcey Mawema ... Emily
Julia Benson ... Mrs. Kavinsky
Joey Pacheco ... Owen
Edward Kewin Edward Kewin ... Kenny
Jordan Burtchett ... John Ambrose

Lana Condor Has Big Plans for 'To All the Boys' Sequel

Lana Condor hopes to bring some of her "Deadly Class" character's toughness to Lara Jean in the upcoming To All the Boys I've Loved Before sequel.

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Lara Jean Covey writes letters to all of her past loves, the letters are meant for her eyes only. Until one day when all the love letters are sent out to her previous loves. Her life is soon thrown into chaos when her foregoing loves confront her one by one.

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The letters are out.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Trivia

Peter Kavinsky saving the bowl of popcorn during the pillow fight with Kitty was improvised by Noah Centineo. See more »

Goofs

When the contract is first made, there is 6 rules and 'ski trip' is written a certain way. At the end of the scene, they both write their signatures at the bottom. Later, when Lara Jean rips up the contract it is different. It is missing rule number six, and rule number four is written on one line, instead of 2. Ski trip is written very differently and the signatures are missing at the bottom. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Lara Jean: The forbidden kiss. We knew that it was wrong, that he was betrothed to my sister. But if this wasn't what he wanted, then why did he come to the field of desire? It was fated that we should meet like this
[pillow hits Lara Jean in the face]
Lara Jean: Hey!
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Crazy Credits

The film's copyright date is in roman numerals, and translates to 2017 rather than 2018. See more »

Connections

Followed by To All the Boys: Always and Forever, Lara Jean (2020) See more »

Soundtracks

Lohengrin-Bridal Chorus
Performed by Prague National Theatre Chorus
Written by Richard Wagner
Courtesy of APM Music
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For a romantic movie it is really great!
19 August 2018 | by sideriteSee all my reviews

No, she is not a shy girl with spectacles that suddenly finds her true love to remove the spectacles and notice she is beautiful. No, he is not a mindless cruel jock with the only purpose in life to show girls what not to date. No, he is not the good friend who in the end gets the girl because that's who she really loved. The characters in this film feel real and act like real people. It is so painfully obvious that the movie is based on a book: few original scripts for romantic movies ever pay attention to the people in the story and care about making the story original and relatable at the same time.

Bottom line: for a romantic movie it was great. I loved and understood the characters (all except the little sister who should have died in any kind universe), even the "villains". I loved that there were no real villains, only people with goals and hopes and desires. I liked the actors, the acting and the direction. The movie is based on the first book in a trilogy by Jenny Han. I am not sure the other books are as good or if the story even needs a continuation. I thought it was perfect the way it was. Is it a romantic young adult novel adaptation? Yes it is. Is it stupid and formulaic? Definitely not! To me it is one of few movies about love and romance that don't retell the same cardboard story with the same cardboard characters. It is an art to find the perfect spot between relatability and realism. I think this film found it.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 August 2018 (USA) See more »

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