Rosie and Alex have been best friends since they were 5, so they couldn't possibly be right for one another...or could they? When it comes to love, life and making the right choices, these two are their own worst enemies.
Life changes in an instant for young Mia Hall after a car accident puts her in a coma. During an out-of-body experience, she must decide whether to wake up and live a life far different than she had imagined. The choice is hers if she can go on.
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.
There is a scene after credits begin rolling. See more »
During the Lara Jean & Margot Skype call, the MacBook's Apple logo light turns off. See more »
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]
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The film's copyright date is in roman numerals, and translates to 2017 rather than 2018. See more »
Oldsters (like me) are decades removed from this movie's target YA audience but, if you liked the teenage angst movies of John Hughes ("Sixteen Candles," "Pretty in Pink," "Some Kind of Wonderful") you can truly enjoy this modern-day, politically corrected dip into that genre. ("Sixteen Candles" actually gets a shout-out in the flick.)
It takes some suspension of disbelief (some relaxation of the critical mindset that comes with age) but no more than others of its type. ("Lady Bird" being the exception -- a teen angst movie that overlaid the Hughes blueprint with grit and realism.)
The biggest obstacle is accepting the obviously older actors playing teens, especially the 30-something actress playing the 18-year-old sister. (Molly Ringwald was 16 when she played a 16-year-old.) If that doesn't bother you, then go for it. (Mostly it's 20-somethings in the late-teen roles, according to birthdates on IMBD.)
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