Just the Way You Are (2015 film)
|Just The Way You Are|
Theatrical movie poster
|Based on||The Bet by Kimberly Joy Villanueva (ilurvbooks) |
|Distributed by||Star Cinema|
Just The Way You Are(originally titled The Bet) is a 2015 Filipino teen romantic comedy-drama film directed by Theodore Boborol, and written by Maan Dimaculangan-Fampulme and Ceres Helga Barrios, starring the hit ‘Forevermore’ tandem of Enrique Gil and Liza Soberano. The film is based on the best-selling Pop Fiction book ‘‘The Bet’’ which was originally published on Wattpad by Kimberly Joy Villanueva (ilurvbooks).
In love, the stakes are high. When you live for no one... or when you have almost no one... will you still bet your all?
The story follows a popular guy named Drake Sison (Enrique Gil), who makes a bet with his best friend Andrei (Yves Flores), to make the nerdy transfer student, Sophia Taylor (Liza Soberano), fall in love with him in 30 days. Once she falls for him, he must confess that it was all a bet.
- Yayo Aguila as Tita Veronica / Tita V
- Sue Ramirez as Driana Sison
- Alex Diaz as Marcus
- Myrtle Sarrosa as Bea
- Miguel Vergara as Matt
- Yves Flores as Andrei
- Anjo Damiles as Ricky
- Jon Lucas as Ivan
- Chienna Filomeno as Cassidy
- Marco Gumabao as Skye
- Erin Ocampo as Chloe
- Kyra Custodio as Jamie
- Tonton Gutierrez as Theodore Sison
- Sunshine Cruz as Cecilia Sison
- Ricky Davao as Arthur Taylor
- Maris Racal as Amy (cameo)
The theme song of the movie is called "Smile In Your Heart", an OPM classic given a fresh take by Filipino all-male group, Harana. The song was originally sung by Jam Morales, Liza Soberano & Enrique Gil recorded a cover of the same theme song.
The film earned ₱12M on its first day of showing. And after a couple of weeks of showing, it earned over ₱100 million pesos. This was revealed by Star Cinema's Advertising and Promotions Manager Mico del Rosario through his Twitter post on, June 29. 
Awards and nominations
|2015||RAWR Awards||Movie of the Year||Just The Way You Are||Nominated|
|2016||47th GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards||Most Popular Love Team of Movies and TV||Liza Soberano and Enrique Gil||Won|
|32nd PMPC Star Awards For Movies||Movie Child Performer of the Year||Miguel Vergara||Nominated|
|New Movie Actress of the Year||Sue Ramirez||Nominated|
- Villanueva, Kimberly Joy. "The Bet (Just The Way You Are)". Wattpad. WP Technology Inc. Retrieved June 17, 2015.
- Just The Wtay You Are Official Teaser. Video on YouTube. Retrieved 2015-05-30.
- Just The Way You Are TV Teaser. Video on YouTube. Retrieved 2015-05-30.
- PHOTOS: JUST THE WAY YOU ARE Grand Presscon!. Myx Philippines. Retrieved 2015-06-01.
- Video: Just The Way You Are Grand Presscon Part 2. Wazzup. Retrieved 2015-06-01.
- Enrique Gil, Liza Soberano star in ‘The Bet’. Star Cinema. Retrieved 2014-07-10.
- After #Forevermore, abangan naman sina Enrique Gil at Liza Soberano on the big screen! #JustTheWayYouAre. Star Cinema on Facebook. Retrieved 2015-05-31.
- The theme song of "Just The Way You Are" is an OPM classic given a fresh take by male singer Ariel Rivera. Archived 2015-06-22 at the Wayback Machine. Star Cinema. Retrieved 2015-06-07.
- HARANA: "Smile In Your Heart", official theme song of Just The Way You Are. on YouTube. Retrieved 2015-06-09.
- The official theme song of "Just the Way You Are". on YouTube. Retrieved 2015-06-09.