With the advent of streaming platforms, teen movies and shows are making a huge comeback. And why not? Companies like Netflix know that there is a wide young audience waiting to devour content, so it makes sense to produce movies and shows that center around them. In the growing list of titles that caters to teen crowd, ‘The Perfect Date’ is another name. The movie is a high school comedy starring Camila Mendes as the protagonist. You might remember Camila from the hit show Riverdale. Accompanying her in other leading roles are Laura Marano as Celia Lieberman, Noah Centineo as Brooks Rattigan, Matt Walsh as Charlie Rattigan, Odiseas Gerorgiadis as Murph, and Wayne Péré as Delbert Newhouse.
‘The Perfect Date‘ is a high school comedy drama, which introduces us to Brooks, a guy with high dreams of owning an expensive car, dating the most popular girl in school, and attending the University of Yale. But he does not have the money to achieve any of his goals. So, in order to earn some extra cash, he offers to pose as a fake boyfriend for the troubled, boot-loving, rich girl, Celia. When this experiment turns out to be a success, he starts promoting his services as a customized chaperone for girls, according to their wishes via an app. In this quest, he needs to pretend to be different personalities and along the way, he also meets the girl of his dreams, Shelby. But when feelings get in the way, Brooks needs to start understanding who he really is and what he actually wants.
Weaving together teenage romance, self realization, and high school dreams in one simple story, ‘The Perfect Date’ easily makes for a relaxing, fun-time watch. Now if you have already watched this flick or you love movies centered around the theme of teenage drama and complications, soul searching, acceptance, and budding relationships, then you have come to the right place. Here’s the list of best movies similar to ‘The Perfect Date’ that are our recommendations. You can watch several of these movies like ‘The Perfect Date’ on Netflix, Hulu or Amazon Prime.
10. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before (2018)
‘To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before’ is about Lara Jean, who writes letters to her crushes and stores them in a hatbox gifted to her by her mother. She never sends them to any of these boys — five in total — but only pens down her feelings and pours out her heart and soul through words. She does this because she can’t say all these things to anybody in real life. Lara leads this boring, uneventful life, until one day, when her sister Kitty, in order to bring some fun to her sibling’s listless days, mails the letters to all her former crushes. Within moments, Lara Jean’s love life goes from imaginary to out of control. Now, when each of this boys begin approaching her about the letters, she lands in a chain of unusual events whose outcome might even make her fall in love. ‘To All The Boys I Have Loved Before’ debuted on Netflix and you can stream it here.
9. The Kissing Booth (2018)