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The Lovebirds (2020)

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A couple (Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani) experiences a defining moment in their relationship when they are unintentionally embroiled in a murder mystery.

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Michael Showalter

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Aaron Abrams (story by), Brendan Gall (screenplay by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Issa Rae ... Leilani
Kumail Nanjiani ... Jibran
Paul Sparks ... Moustache
Anna Camp ... Edie
Nicholas X. Parsons ... Bicycle
Kyle Bornheimer ... Brett
Barry Rothbart ... Mr. Hipster
Catherine Cohen ... Mrs. Hipster
Andrene Ward-Hammond ... Detective Martin
Robert Larriviere ... Lyft Driver #1
Lisha Wheeler ... Diner Waitress
Shannon Nicole ... Lyft Driver #2
Moses Storm ... Steve
Nelson Cepeda ... Interrogation Room Officer (as Nelson Rafael Cepeda)
Casey Hendershot ... Sacrarium Bouncer

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A couple (Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani) experiences a defining moment in their relationship when they are unintentionally embroiled in a murder mystery. As their journey to clear their names takes them from one extreme - and hilarious - circumstance to the next, they must figure out how they, and their relationship, can survive the night. Written by Paramount Pictures

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All They Wanted Was a Quiet Night Out


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Rated R for sexual content, language throughout and some violence | See all certifications »

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Paramount had originally planned to released the film theatrically on April 3, 2020, but decided to release it on Netflix due to the coronavirus pandemic and widespread theatre closings. See more »

Goofs

Wen mustache kills the frat boy the audio is of a silenced gun, but his gun doesn't have a silencer. See more »

Quotes

Diner Waitress: What can I get for you guys?
Jibran: Do you have alcohol?
Leilani: Two, please.
Jibran: Two.
Diner Waitress: Two what?
Jibran: Two alcohols, please. Thank you so much.
Diner Waitress: We don't serve alcohol.
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Connections

References Eyes Wide Shut (1999) See more »

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Written by Dillan Beau Bailard, Darrian Elmus Hayes, Donnell Stephens III, and Jeremy Alexander Uribe
Performed by BREGMA & Thunderous Knight
Courtesy of Room 21
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Rom-com version of a Buddy Cop movie
22 May 2020 | by Mission_HillSee all my reviews

It's a fun, easy watch with a couple good laughs sprinkled in. It's one of those movies we've all seen dozens of times, and there's a certain mindless comfort that comes with movies like this.

As long as you aren't looking for anything groundbreaking, and don't take it too seriously, this is an enjoyable popcorn movie.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 May 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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