6 Netflix Films that Capture the Feels of Falling in Love with your Best Friend

Nothing is more bittersweet than falling for your best friend. You don't know if you'd risk losing your friendship, or you can actually push for it and become lovers in the end. 

You can never be prepared for what might happen but to maybe learn a thing or two,  Netflix's got you covered with their Top 1 film in the country since July 7, Seasons, where Lovi Poe and Carlo Aquino teams up for the first time in a movie.


They play as long-time best friends Kurt and Charlie who decide to strike a deal to help each other find their “lifetimes”. Throw in a spontaneous road trip, a realization that friendships may be something more beneath the surface, and a difficult predicament to complicate an already messy setup, and you get the perfect recipe for a chaotic love story.

If you still hadn't gotten enough of stories like these that perfectly depicts the joys and heartaches between best friends-to-almost-lovers, Netflix has six more films to make you cry and possibly, fall in love. 

Your Place or Mine (2023)

Reese Witherspoon and Ashton Kutcher play total opposites Debbie and Peter, who, after hooking up once in 2003, become the best of friends. The two learn more about each other's lives after swapping houses for a week and realize that what they’ve been searching for all along might just be each other.

Your Place or Mine

Always Be My Maybe (2019) 

This romantic comedy stars Ali Wong as renowned restaurateur Sasha and Randall Park as musician Marcus, estranged best friends who unexpectedly reconnect as adults. After meeting again, they embark on a journey to reignite their relationship and confront old wounds, all while struggling to adapt to each other’s lives that couldn’t be more different from one another.

Always Be My Maybe

EuroVision: The Story of Fire Saga (2020) 

This goofy film is about two best friends Lars (Will Ferrell) and Sigrit (Rachel McAdams) from a small Icelandic village who set out to chase their dreams of winning the EuroVision singing competition, a feat that nobody from their country has ever achieved. Tensions and buried emotions arise as they get ready for the competition of their lives, with everything unfolding against the beautiful backdrop of Scotland and Iceland.

EuroVision: The Story of Fire Sage

Single All The Way (2021) 

Keep this one in your watchlist if you’re looking for something light and fun! “Single All The Way” is a charming love story between best friends Peter and Nick. To pacify Peter’s family during a holiday trip to his hometown, the two pretend they’re finally in a relationship after years of keeping things strictly platonic when, as is usual, things don’t go as planned.

Single All the Way

I’m Drunk, I Love You (2017) 

This film is already considered a heartbreak classic by a lot of people, myself included. “I’m Drunk, I Love You” follows best friends Dio and Carson on a spontaneous trip to La Union before their college graduation as they come to terms with their feelings and secrets along the way. If you can relate, we suggest you prepare tissues (lots of it) and maybe some beers to help you tide this ultimate hugot film over.

I'm Drunk, I Love You

My Amanda (2021) 

This Piolo Pascual and Alessandra de Rossi starrer tells the story of TJ and Amanda, two best friends navigating their shared and individual experiences in arguably one of the most natural, believable best friend dynamics ever portrayed on the local screen. Get your tissues ready because this one hits hard

My Amanda

Say what you want about the trope, but there’s an undeniable thrill in witnessing best friends navigate the potential for love, even on screen, simply because it’s something many of us can relate to.

Curious to see how this arc ends for best friends Kurt and Charlie? Catch Seasons on Netflix. Check out the trailer below:

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