Smashed (2012)

R  |   |  Drama  |  14 December 2012 (UK)
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A married couple whose bond is built on a mutual love of alcohol gets their relationship put to the test when the wife decides to get sober.


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Kate and Charlie Hannah have a relationship well lubricated with alcohol, but Kate finally finds her chemical appetites have gotten completely out of control. With the help of an ex-addict friend at work, Kate finds a support group that helps her begin to conquer her addictions. However, that recovery proves just part of a larger personal challenge to rebuild her life even as her marriage with her drunken husband deteriorates. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (

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Rated R for alcohol abuse, language, some sexual content and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

14 December 2012 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Lioma  »

Box Office


$500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$26,943 (USA) (12 October 2012)


$375,981 (USA) (4 January 2013)

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1.85 : 1
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In the convenience store, the brand names of all the products on the shelves were hidden by turning the packages around. See more »


As Kate drinks from a hip flask in her car, a woman with a large purse walks by in the background. She walks by again after Kate gets out of her car. See more »


Kate Hannah: I'm Kate, um, I'm... an alcoholic. Haha. I'm sorry I don't mean to laugh, um, just those words are... weird. Um... I mean I guess I... yeah, I don't know if I'm an alcoholic really. I just drink, I drink a lot. And, um... I've always drank a lot, everyone I know drinks a lot. So I never really thought it was a problem. But lately, it kind of seems like it is, so. I mean I just want to be able to have a beer, without it turning into twenty, or... wetting the bed. It just sort of seems like ...
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Terrific drama
27 October 2012 | by (Phoenix, Az.) – See all my reviews

A young woman who works as an elementary school teacher confronts her problem with alcoholism. She is forced to deal with her problem after vomiting in front of her 1st grade class. The AA meetings lead to the usual difficulties of recovering alcoholics, regarding marriage and work. An outstanding performance by Mary Elizabeth-Winstead highlights this terrific drama, as she effectively portrays the travails of addiction without being overly dramatic, she realistically dives into this role, carrying the entire film. This movie avoids slow pacing, and really kept me engaged, with a likable lead character, and believable surrounding acquaintances and family members. This is certainly one of the finest films of the year.

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