Netflix continue to single-handedly save the rom-com genre with their new movie 4 years ago

Netflix continue to single-handedly save the rom-com genre with their new movie

There is no point in fighting it: we love a good romantic comedy here in JOE!

When Harry Met Sally, Four Weddings & A Funeral, 10 Things I Hate About You, Clueless, Sleepless In Seattle, My Best Friend's Wedding, The Proposal, The Wedding Singer, Pretty Woman... we could go on and on, but there is just something so easily entertaining about rom-coms that make them so incredibly simple to enjoy.


Which is why it is surprising that the whole genre seems to have died off a little bit in recent years.

Seriously, give it a bit of a think, what was the last great rom-com you watched in the cinema?

500 Days Of Summer, maybe? That was 2009. Definitely Maybe? That was 2008. Crazy Stupid Love was 2011. Yep, it has been the best part of an entire decade since a really good rom-com has come along, and we're not entirely sure why.

A few weeks back, Netflix added an original rom-com titled Set It Up, and viewers were SOOOOO incredibly happy that a good romantic comedy had arrived that Twitter was inundated with thank you tweets to the streaming service.


And now they're back with another one, as To All The Boys I've Loved Before will be available on Netflix very soon.

The plot is a great one: What if all the crushes you ever had found out how you felt about them…all at once? A teenage girl's love life goes from imaginary to out of control when the love letters for every boy she’s ever loved - five in all - are mysteriously mailed out.

You can watch the trailer below, and the full movie will be available from Friday 17 August.


Clip via Netflix