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Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings.
MPAA Rating R
Release Date 2017-03-30
Runtime 120 minutes
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CupcakeTron shared a tip "Not your typical rom com. Storyline is refreshing with quirky humor."
ian shared a tip "Fun movie. Worth watching"
ian shared a tip "Really fun comedy. Really funny rom com’s are rare. This one hits the mark"
shemdani shared a tip "A wonderful movie with some really good fun."
yumi shared a tip "It wasn‘t an average rom com and even better after I found out it is based on a true story!"
NaomiZukor shared a tip "Looooove this. So funny and sad and funny again."
laurensimpson shared a tip "Perfect movie for a date night."
lisa_miranda_786 shared a tip "It's really sweet!"
alison_w_5906 shared a tip "I think maybe silver linings playbook and ruby sparks!"
olwen_morton shared a tip "heat breaking full of romance and some laughs"
pradeep_pande shared a tip "A bit cliched !!"
jholder47 shared a tip "Kept throwing me for loops! But kept laughing the whole time!"
brandimpage shared a tip "It is a good movie"
jacob_kelley shared a tip "It’s amazing!! Kumail Nanjiani is one of my favorite actors/comedians!!"
tracie_mathis shared a tip "Watched this on a plane, my first intl flight. Love this story."
michelle_larson_556 shared a tip "It's so good! I need to watch it again."
jodi_jackman shared a tip "I was surprised! I really liked it!"
madelaina_depace shared a tip "Both are good"
kmshoman shared a tip "I liked "What If?" It's not quite as good, but is cute and has Zoe Kazan in it."
ariana_goswick shared a tip "Speaks to family pressures of dating outside of the Muslim religion."
courtney_zani shared a tip "This movie was surprisingly fun and refreshing. The fact that it is semi-true makes it even better."
soni_mar shared a tip "Simply loved the fact that this is an actual real love story.. I need one right now..."
wiley_oconnor shared a tip "Great movie!"
rashae_boyd shared a tip "Heartfelt and so funny"
samantha_perrie shared a tip "Both funny and also heartbreaking. Watched this on a plane and had to try and hide the tears"
damian_david_chapman shared a tip "This film has so many perks & is a real good 'feel good' flick. Title sucks but don't let it dissuade you as its a real charmer."
elizabeth_carter_5260 shared a tip "It’s a Judd Apatow movie - how can you go wrong!?! Beyond that, it’s just a great story."
nishal_pattan shared a tip "Awesome movie, a tear jerker"
katrina_fitzhugh shared a tip "this is amazing"
sandi_kaiser_824 shared a tip "This is really fun, funny and sad too, covering a gamut of emotions. The dialog and Nanjing were great"
rose_marlowe_9651 shared a tip "This movie overwhelmed me in the absolute best way. I can’t believe I had never heard of it before."