The Summer I Turned Pretty, an American romantic drama created for Amazon Prime Video by Jenny Han, first aired on June 17, 2022. Though, Gabrielle Stanton, Karen Rosenfelt, Nne Ebong, and Hope Hartman co-produced the series. Jenny Han’s book ‘The Summer I Turned Pretty’ inspired this series. The first season consists of 7 episodes. Ultimately renewing for a second season.
The Summer I Turned Pretty follows a girl named Belly who goes on her annual summer vacation. Every summer she stays at her family friend’s beach house, where she ultimately ends up falling into a love triangle. Though Belly, a 15-year-old girl, is on the hunt for love and determined to get it. Her biggest goal this summer is to get her first kiss from her crush Conrad. She believes she will finally get her wish now that she’s more mature, though things this summer don’t go as planned for Belly. Things end up taking a turn when she finds herself extremely stuck between not one, but two crushes.
Though in The Summer I Turned Pretty, in the mix of hunting for true love, she falls for two brothers and finds herself in a sticky situation with difficult decisions to make. The teen, forced to choose between the two brothers struggles to get herself out of this love triangle. In this series, her relationships are truly tested, and her life is changed forever after this trip. In this series, she experiences true love as well a true utter heartbreak. This series shows the true challenges that come along with being a teenager.
Since its release, The Summer I Turned Pretty has received some really good reviews. Critics deem it as an extremely charming show and an even better romantic drama. The Summer I Turned Pretty was actually such a big success that it launched all three books to the top three spots on Amazon.
Belly and her family take off to stay at their family friend’s beach house.
Belly has her first day as a debutante.
Belly celebrates her 16th birthday.
Its forth of July at the beach house and all the dads come.
Thing don’t go as planned with Conrad.
Taylor comes back to play in a volleyball tournament.
Belly’s debutante ball is at risk due to drama with Jeremiah.
Rotten Tomatoes reported a 90% approval rating with an average rating of 6.9/10, based on 20 critic reviews. Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, assigned a score of 72 out of 100 based on 6 critics.
Lola Tung as Isabel “Belly” Conklin
Jackie Chung as Laurel Park
Rachel Blanchard as Susannah Fisher
Christopher Briney as Conrad Fisher
Gavin Casalegno as Jeremiah Fisher
Sean Kaufman as Steven Conklin
Alfredo Narciso as Cleveland Castillo
Minnie Mills as Shayla
Colin Ferguson as John Conklin
Tom Everett Scott as Adam Fisher
David Iacono as Cam
Summer Madison as Nicole
Rain Spencer as Taylor