MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 5,357 this week

Crazy for Love (2005)
"My Suicidal Sweetheart" (original title)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  March 2005 (USA)
5.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.5/10 from 252 users  
Reviews: 14 user | 5 critic

A suicidal comedy about two young lovers who get married and escape from a mental institution in search of new ways to die...and the white light.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 34 titles
created 30 May 2011
 
a list of 166 titles
created 30 Dec 2011
 
a list of 606 titles
created 28 Feb 2012
 
a list of 692 titles
created 29 Apr 2012
 
a list of 6109 titles
created 19 Sep 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Crazy for Love" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Crazy for Love (2005)

Crazy for Love (2005) on IMDb 5.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Crazy for Love.
6 wins. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Goyband (2008)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Not "everything" in this Casino is Kosher.

Director: Christopher Grimm
Stars: Adam Pascal, Josh Alexander, Michael Apuzzo
Short | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

"Running Away With Blackie" takes a complex and thought-provoking look into the lonely and desperate life of Jetty. Jetty, having a history of drug abuse and denial, now must confront his ... See full summary »

Director: Lucas Cody Garcia
Stars: August Emerson, Natasha Lyonne, Camden Toy
Sweet Revenge (1990)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

An attorney plays match-maker for her ex-husband to try to rid herself of alimony payments.

Director: Charlotte Brandstrom
Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Carrie Fisher, John Sessions
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

Christine takes her best friend with another couple for a final vacation when she goes to close up and sell her family's hunting lodge in the remote woods of Northern Georgia...but it's ... See full summary »

Director: Ace Cruz
Stars: Michael Madsen, Natasha Lyonne, Ace Cruz
Night Club (2011)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Three friends - aided by one of the residents - start a night club in a retirement home, after taking a job there working the night shift to put themselves through USC.

Director: Sam Borowski
Stars: Ernest Borgnine, Zachary Abel, Natasha Lyonne
Plan B I (2001)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

A bookkeeper who thinks she killed three mobsters is subsequently promoted by her boss to be a hitman.

Director: Greg Yaitanes
Stars: Frank Pellegrino, Paul Sorvino, Anthony DeSando
The Quitter (2014)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

When a failed baseball player's ex-girlfriend moves back to the neighborhood with her seven-year-old daughter, he realizes he carries more regrets than how he handled his baseball career.

Director: Matthew Bonifacio
Stars: Matthew Bonifacio, Julianna Gelinas Bonifacio, Destiny Monet Cruz
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A high school baseball coach (Krumholtz) and a down-on-his-luck private investigator (Burns) form a bond as they scour New York City for the coach's wife, who's run away with a second-rate ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Burns
Stars: Max Baker, Connie Britton, Edward Burns
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

This semiautobiographical story follows a lower-middle-class teenager (Lyonne) and her neurotic family in 1976 Tinseltown.

Director: Tamara Jenkins
Stars: Natasha Lyonne, Alan Arkin, Bryna Weiss
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

A young man moves to Los Angeles to make something of himself -- but finds that such a task might take a little more work than he thought -- in this hilarious romantic comedy.

Director: Shane Edelman
Stars: Jesse Bradford, Mia Kirshner, David Krumholtz
Ladies Room II (1999)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

In an ethereal, high-ceilinged room, women stand, waiting. Perhaps it's Purgatory and they're dead. In the room, two young women, one an actress and the other a psychologist, watch the last... See full summary »

Director: Gabriella Cristiani
Stars: Molly Parker, Veronica Ferres, Lorraine Bracco
White Lies (1997)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Director: Ken Selden
Stars: Julie Warner, Lawrence Gilliard Jr., Terry Kinney
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Sheila
...
Max, Sr.
Emma Adele Galvin ...
Sis
...
Max
Ross Babbit ...
Soldier Man
Alexander Maldonado ...
Max at age 10
...
Hector
...
Vera
...
Bruno
...
Doctor, Chief Nakahoma, Minister, Roger Bob
...
Grace
Hazel Medina ...
Night Nurse
Marisa Redanty ...
Nurse
Kim Thompson ...
Nurse (as Kimberly Anne Thompson)
...
Orderly (as Eric LaRay Harvey)
Edit

Storyline

On his 21st birthday, in front of mom, dad, sis, and guests, Max tries to hang himself. It's his eighth suicide attempt, seeking a peaceful white light. Sent back to an asylum, Max falls in love at first sight with Grace, also suicidal, with a teddy bear she treats as her child. Max courts her, proposes, they marry, and he makes it his mission to give her reasons to live. They escape and he seeks various cures for her: the beauty of nature, living with his family, and consulting a shaman, a faith healer, and a self-help coach. Grace's demons trump the cures. Max is at wit's end. Will he fail? Is there to be no white light? A visit to Grace's institutionalized mother gives Max a clue. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

light | suicidal | escape | cure | love | See All (67) »

Taglines:

Love can be insane.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

March 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Crazy for Love  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

[Grace wanted to jump out of a hot-air balloon but failed, because her foot is tied up with a row. Now she's hanging headlong under the balloon]
Grace: [angry] Oh shit, I hate you Max!
Max: [laughing] I love you, baby!
See more »

Soundtracks

Night Light
Written by Kevin Hearn
Performed by Kevin Hearn & Thin Buckle
Courtesy of Special Seasoning Corp.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Deeply affecting
8 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I went it to see this film with caution. A suicidal "comedy" didn't seem consistent. Having a brother who is has attempted suicide and seeing the devastation that has caused our whole family, I know first hand how crushing it can be to deal with this issue. I must say - This film deals with it in a way that allows the viewer "inside" someone who is suffering and simply doesn't know why, or how to stop it. While the film is not perfect, it respects the subject matter and more importantly makes it accessible for the masses. I know for our family, humor has helped us through a lot of the pain. And, Max and Grace is just what it portends to be - a suicidal COMEDY. It's funny - And, I also felt that characters were real and vibrant. It's also extremely intelligent, yet simple. It cuts to the chase and I appreciate that! I give it a 9 and will recommend it.


3 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
does anyone have a DVD release date? razorberry
Release date? bibii
More awards mjparness1
Being released in September, 2006 mjparness1
They have it at Blockbuster northernlad2002
Favorite Quote? goldengirlfanatic
Discuss Crazy for Love (2005) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?