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Netflix romance movies: All the Bright Places - Netflix movies
ALL THE BRIGHT PLACES (2020) – Credit: Michele K. Short/NETFLIX /

Best romantic movies: All the Bright Places

Release Year: 2020

Directed by Brett Haley

Starring Elle Fanning, Justice Smith, Alexandra Shipp, Kelli O’Hara, Lamar Johnson, Virginia Gardner, Felix Mallard, Sofia Hasmik, Keegan-Michael Key, and Luke Wilson

All the Bright Places is one of the best Netflix movies of 2020. The film premiered on Netflix in the springtime and was quite popular for a while.

The Netflix original movie is based on a book of the same name written by Jennifer Niven, who also co-wrote the screenplay for the film with Liz Hannah. The movie has an incredible cast led by Elle Fanning and Justice Smith, who also starred in Netflix’s The Get Down a few years ago.

In All the Bright Places, Violet, played by Elle Fanning, lost her sister in a car accident and has struggled since. Theodore, played by Justice Smith, is partnered with Violet for a school project. The teens strike up an unlikely friendship and romance while working on the project. It turns into something more.

All the Bright Places is quite a heavy watch. There might be some triggering moments for some viewers, so I just want to let you know before you dive into this Netflix movie.