Here's Why Viewers Are Calling 'Purple Hearts' The Best Netflix Original Ever

3 August 2022, 18:17

Purple Hearts is Netflix's new hit
Purple Hearts is Netflix's new hit. Picture: Netflix

By Savannah Roberts

Netflix has a new original film that everyone can't stop talking about – here's the lowdown on the romance flick Purple Hearts.

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Purple Hearts is the newest rom-com to hit Netflix and viewers already have a lot to say about it!

The Netflix Original Film arrived on the streaming platform on July 29 but has already gained an impressive cult following in just a few days.

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The romantic drama follows the unlikely pairing of Cassie (Sofia Carson) and Luke (Nicholas Galitzine), she's a struggling singer-songwriter and he's a troubled Marine, and they strike up a fake romance for military benefits – not your typical love story.

Viewers quickly took to social media to make some pretty bold claims, such as branding the flick "the best original Netflix movie ever" – here's everything we know about the overnight hit so far.

Purple Hearts has been out on Netflix for less than a week
Purple Hearts has been out on Netflix for less than a week. Picture: Netflix

Fans have quite the strong reaction to the new Netflix arrival, with a slew of memes, reviews and words of adoration showing up under the flick's hashtag on Twitter.

One viewer affectionately wrote after finishing the rom-com: "this scene gets my everything, my purple heart, soul, mind, EVERYTHING !!! [sic]"

"These two scenes from Purple Hearts were literally so beautiful in ways I cannot explain," another fan posted, assuring us all that this film is definitely a tear-jerker.

Other users have been posting their favourite quotes under screenshots of the movie – and we can safely say there are many swoon-worthy lines of dialogue in Purple Hearts!

"The chemistry between Sofia Carson and Nicholas Galitzine in Purple Hearts is breathtaking," a fan shared.

Purple Hearts is adapted from the 2017 novel of the same name by Tess Wakefield, which has made many appearances on BookTokk – the fan-named section of TikTok that centres on all things literature!

Ahead of its Netflix release, there was some buzz on the platform as everyone was ready to see this enemies-to-lovers sotry play out on the screen.

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