The Fundamentals of Caring poster


Having suffered a tragedy, Ben becomes a caregiver to earn money. His first client, Trevor, is a hilarious 18-year-old with muscular dystrophy. One paralyzed emotionally, one paralyzed physically, Ben and Trevor hit the road on a trip into the western states. The folks they collect along the way wil

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 2016-06-16

Runtime 97 minutes


TMDB 7.3


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amelia_kaiser shared a tip "Emotional and funny. I loved the cast. Definitely recommend"

krystle_poirier_8968 shared a tip "Different"

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rurubyby shared a tip "If you've ever worked directly with people in healthcare...this is for you. F*cking hilarious. So relatable 😂"

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onelonelyplanet shared a tip "Liked this one a lot"

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katie_lynn_gesch shared a tip "Love watching this movie- super funny!"

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madison_mcdonald_8956 shared a tip "amazing movie. perfect ratio of sad and funny. definitely recommend"

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sherri_arney shared a tip "This movie was awesome 👏🏼"

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garraty_mcvries shared a tip "Very funny, always love Paul Rudd. He can do no wrong!"

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usagi_werd shared a tip "So this man who can't walk makes Paul rudd touch wein. Based Selina gonez also smokes twice hot"

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james_dunphy shared a tip "Great movie!!!"

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deena_c shared a tip "You'll laugh and cry! This movie really stuck with me!"

puds102 shared a tip "One of the best movies I’ve ever seen."

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rebecca_bella shared a tip "This was a definite must watch."

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rammpez shared a tip "this is definitely my favorite movie but never seen anybody talk about it"

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jessicadaniels shared a tip "One of the best movies I've seen. Funny and emotional. Loved every minute of it!"

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triniti99 shared a tip "Unexpectedly poignant & uplifting. Loved the story."

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GreenMTGinger shared a tip "This movie is amazing and heartfelt, full of irreverent humor and touching moments!"

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rebekah_santos shared a tip "Such an incredible film. Paul Rudd, as always, was amazing and so dryly funny. A great heartwarming story."

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david_exler shared a tip "Heart warming dark humor."

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elizabeth_katherine_8538 shared a tip "A perfect mix of drama & dark humor! 10 out of 10"

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kay_doyle shared a tip "Excellent movie. I love the relationship that evolves between the caregiver and his patient."

angie_von_haden shared a tip "Absolutely a phenomenal movie!"

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emily_vasquez_1942 shared a tip "Great movie."

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sue_porter shared a tip "Loved this movie!! What a nice surprise."

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steve_babcock shared a tip "Touching and funny (excessive foul language)"

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brookehatesthis shared a tip "one of my new favorites! such a good movie."

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brooke_nowak shared a tip "This one is pretty funny and cute, definitely overlooked. Plus Paul Rudd and Selena Gomez!!"

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eric_allison_3103 shared a tip "Wonderful, touching, humorous movie"

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george_dimsey shared a tip "Can't go wrong with a Paul Rudd movie!!"

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spinach_sheik shared a tip "This movie got me excited to see a giant hole in the ground :)"

carof shared a tip "I love this movie!!!#feelgood"

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kaitlin_nolan shared a tip "So sweet and refreshingly humorous"

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eva_wright shared a tip "Made me cry and laugh like no other movie. One of my new favorites of all time."

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katelyn_alexander_9670 shared a tip "The best."

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elizabeth_laquet shared a tip "Its sooo funny u should watch it. Its a little sad but sooooo good"

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sue_pogue shared a tip "Funny, feel good movie."

cheyenne_berryhill shared a tip "funny in a middle schooler way. 2/5"

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joel_hayworth shared a tip "Netflix feel good movie"

elissa_shnier shared a tip "Very enjoyable. Excellent acting."

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bob_gordon shared a tip "A heartfelt and funny movie. I loved it."

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brian_borrego shared a tip "It was funny, sad, frustrating, and mentally pleasing. The Fundamentals of Caring was the best movie I’ve seen in a while."

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bell_rooney shared a tip "SUCH A GOOD MOVIE"

erin_marie_kali-edg shared a tip "One of my favorite movies of all time"

cindy_livingstone_8752 shared a tip "Such a great movie! Love the kid."

becky_casem shared a tip "Great!!"

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paula_gerardi shared a tip "A great film about love and hope and finding friendship. Highly recommend."

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rosella_lafevre shared a tip "Funny with heart and real."

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