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Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  29 July 2011 (USA)
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A middle-aged husband's life changes dramatically when his wife asks him for a divorce. He seeks to rediscover his manhood with the help of a newfound friend, Jacob, learning to pick up girls at bars.

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Cal (Steve Carell) and Emily (Julianne Moore) have the perfect life together living the American dream... until Emily asks for a divorce. Now Cal, Mr Husband, has to navigate the single scene with a little help from his professional bachelor friend Jacob Palmer (Ryan Gosling). Make that a lot of help... Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for coarse humor, sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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29 July 2011 (USA)  »

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$50,000,000 (estimated)

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$19,104,303 (USA) (29 July 2011)

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$84,244,877 (USA) (11 November 2011)
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Three out of four of the leading roles, Steve Carrell, Julianne Moore and Emma Stone were all up for Oscars in 2015. First time nominees Carrell in the lead actor category (Foxcatcher) and Stone in the supporting actress category (Birdman). However, only 4 time nominee, Moore, won the Oscar for leading actress in Still Alice. Gosling was also nominated at the 2006 Academy Awards for leading role in Half Nelson. See more »

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Predictable, but still one of those rare, good romantic comedies.
21 July 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

There isn't anything particularly groundbreaking or "Oscar worthy" in 'Crazy, Stupid, Love', but what there is is a good deal of heart, some genuine laughs, and a great chemistry-laden cast working together on a very high level.

Fair warning though, this movie doesn't fit in with the current comedy trends all that well -- that is, if you're all about 'Hangover II'-esque humor, this is not the film for you. While it doesn't quite get to the same level, it's very much in the same vein as 'Love Actually'.

I wish we could give half points, because this was definite 8.5/10.


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