Just the Way You Are (2015 film)

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Just The Way You Are
LizQueen, Just the Way You Are, Official Movie Poster.jpg
Theatrical movie poster
Directed by
Produced by
Written by
  • Maan Dimaculangan-Fampulme
  • Ceres Helga Barrios
Based on The Bet by Kimberly Joy Villanueva (ilurvbooks) [1]
Starring
Production
company
Distributed by Star Cinema
Release date
  • June 17, 2015 (2015-06-17)
Country Philippines
Language Filipino
English
Box office 100 million[citation needed]

Just The Way You Are[2][3](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.[4][5] The film is based on the best-selling Pop Fiction book ‘‘The Bet’’ which was originally published on Wattpad by Kimberly Joy Villanueva (ilurvbooks).[1][6][7]

Synopsis[edit]

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.

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Soundtracks[edit]

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.[8][9][10] "Just the Way You Are" is originally sung by Bruno Mars. Liza Soberano & Enrique Gil recorded a cover of the same theme song.

Box office[edit]

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. [11]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Recipient(s) Result
2015 RAWR Awards Movie of the Year 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

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