Love Sucks / Love Rules …as proven by these must-watch films and series on Netflix!
Let’s face it: love sucks. It’s messy and complicated. It’s full of second-guessing, jealousy, forgotten anniversaries, sky-high expectations, and broken hearts. But despite all the heartache, at the end of the day, the good parts of love — the kilig, the flirting, the butterflies in your stomach, the exciting first date, first kiss and everything-ship — make it worth the trouble.
This summer, Netflix unveils an all-new slate of romantic titles that celebrate the duality of love – from awkward first dates and bewitching love triangles, to heartbreaks and joyful expression of love.
The Perfect Date — starts streaming April 12
Internet’s collective boyfriend, Noah Centineo teams up with Camila Mendes and Laura Marano, in the most awaited rom-com of the year. To raise funds for college, Brooks Rattigan (Noah Centineo) creates a dating app where he’ll “stand in” for non-existent boyfriends. But playing a different character every night of the week leads him to question who he really is … and who he wants to be with.
My First First Love — starts streaming April 18
Due to various personal reasons, a group of Yun Tae-o’s friends move into his house, where they experience love, friendship, and everything in between. This new Netflix Original K-Drama stars Ji Soo, Jung Chae-yeon and Jung Jin-young. Kilig is strong with this one.
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Part 2 — starts streaming April 5
Part 2 finds Sabrina exploring her darker side, curious to learn more about her heritage, while struggling to maintain her friendships in the mortal world. Romantically, Sabrina is caught in an unholy love triangle with between sexy warlock Nicholas Scratch and salt-of-the-Earth mortal Harvey Kinkle. Everything is in question… relationships, identity, true intentions… when the devil’s work is at hand. Expect sizzling chemistry between the young leading stars – Kiernan Shipka, Gavin Leatherwood and Ross Lynch.
Special — starts streaming April 12
Special is a distinctive and uplifting new series about a gay man, Ryan with mild cerebral palsy who decides to rewrite his identity and finally go after the life he wants. After years of dead-end internships, working in his pajamas as a blogger and communicating mostly via text, Ryan eventually figured out how to take his life from bleak to chic and began limping towards adulthood. Explore awkward first dates, first kisses, and more firsts in this heart-warming show.
Someone Great — starts streaming April 19
Aspiring music journalist Jenny (Gina Rodriguez) has just landed her dream job at an iconic magazine and is about to move to San Francisco. Rather than having a long distance relationship, her boyfriend of nine years (Lakeith Stanfield) decides to call it quits. To nurse her broken heart, Jenny gathers up her two best friends Erin (DeWanda Wise) and Blair (Brittany Snow) for one outrageous last adventure in New York City.
And here are some other Love Sucks / Love Rules favorites:
Dating Around — now streaming
Every episode, one single goes on five first dates filled with flirty banter, awkward exchanges and moments of true connection. Who will get a second date? Netflix’s first original dating show takes an honest and compelling look at the real world of dating.
Call Me By Your Name — streams on April 5
Get ready to swoon and cry (all over again!) with this emotional and award-winning portrayal of first love between Elio (Timothée Chalamet) and Oliver (Armie Hammer). Luca Guadagnino’s coming-of-age drama earned multiple accolades, including a Best Picture nod and a Best Adapted Screenplay trophy at the Oscars.
That Thing Called Tadhana — now streaming
Directed by Antoinette Jadaone, this critically acclaimed rom-com follows Mace (Angelica Panganiban), a heartbroken woman who goes on an impulsive road trip with a stranger named Anthony (JM de Guzman). Together, they form a friendship as they navigate heartbreak, failed relationships, and learning to move on.
A Second Chance — now streaming
It was supposed to be a happily-ever-after for Popoy and Basha. Their relationship is tested once again when they realize that married life is no walk in the park. Both a critical and commercial success, A Second Chance is the sequel to the beloved 2007 Pinoy film, One More Chance, with John Lloyd Cruz and Bea Alonzo reprising their roles.
Fall in love anytime and anywhere by streaming or downloading “The Perfect Date,” “My First First Love”, and more… Check out netflix.com/lovesucksloverules