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Irreplaceable You (2018)

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A couple who have known each other since 8 are destined to be together until death do them apart.

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Stephanie Laing

Writer:

Bess Wohl

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Gugu Mbatha-Raw ... Abbie
Michiel Huisman ... Sam
Steve Coogan ... Mitch
Timothy Simons ... Dominic
Jacki Weaver ... Estelle
Kate McKinnon ... Glass Half Full Kate
Christopher Walken ... Myron
Zach Cherry ... Jim
Jessie Ennis ... Melanie
Glenn Fleshler ... Mean Phil
Zabryna Guevara ... Dr. Michaelson
Brian Tyree Henry ... Benji
Rick Holmes ... Dr. Kessler
Alanna Masterson ... Sally
Gayle Rankin ... Mira
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A couple who have known each other since 8 are destined to be together until death do them apart.

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Don't focus on what if. Focus on what is.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Trivia

This was the second Netflix movie released in February 2018 starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw. The first was The Cloverfield Paradox (2018). See more »

Goofs

At 12:01, MRI images don't have colors. See more »

Quotes

Jane: [to Abbie in the hospital] Don't touch your face. I don't want you to get sick.
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Connections

Featured in The Month in Movies: February 2018 (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Tomorrow on the Runway
Written by Karen Peris
Performed by Iron & Wine
Courtesy of Black Cricket Recording Co.
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Raw with a real truth behind the story
19 February 2018 | by mflynn-4See all my reviews

I'm not sure I could have fully appreciated the nuances and impact that the story conveyed without having personal experience of family members, and close friends suffering cancer.

Once again Gugu Mbatha-Raw gives us a barnstorming performance, showing a full range of emotions and character flaws. The stages of grief, from bargaining, anger, disbelief, through to expectance beautifully displayed. The whole story arc of trying to control the future for others rang true with my own experiences.

The supporting cast were all on form, especially Christopher Walken & Jacki Weaver, stealing most scenes that they were in with bittersweet irony, and tender emotions.

Ultimately some aspects around the story of the perfect couple together from the age of 8, annoyed me a bit, they just didn't quite seem plausible, but by the end of the film, if you're not bawling your eyes out, you have the emotional range of a teaspoon!


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Release Date:

16 February 2018 (USA) See more »

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New York City, New York, USA

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