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After spending eight months in a mental institution, a former teacher moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife.
MPAA Rating R
Release Date 2012-09-08
Runtime 122 minutes
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Meredith shared a tip "One of my very favorite movies! streaming on Netflix"
marta_burger shared a tip "My all time favorite movie"
onelonelyplanet shared a tip "Any movie with Chris Tucker deserves to be seen! Great acting by everyone."
caviarmy shared a tip "Watch this if you've ever self-diagnosed a mental disorder."
jett_jett shared a tip "A bit overrated but still has its good moments"
jonathan_kent_6341 shared a tip "One of my favorite movies to watch!"
tabitha_holbert shared a tip "One of my all time favorite movies. The combination of lawerence and cooper is amazing"
nelson_ouzts shared a tip "It's better than you think!"
john_witkowski shared a tip "Double thumbs up!"
kenny_pinto shared a tip "It's a perfect movie that show people getting to know each other and becoming friends and the some."
lauren_alexander_3618 shared a tip "Just rewatched this for the first time I a couple years... STILL love this movie"
tiny_t shared a tip "I recommend it, it's great :)"
mary_kasprzak_tesch shared a tip "It was good. A different type of role for Bradly Cooper."
lee_barret shared a tip "Great Chemistry & Incredible Acting"
melissa_kirkbride shared a tip "This movie was unique. I was surprised as to how much I liked it"
tiffanie_burrows_4663 shared a tip "One of my favorite movies ever."
greg_whyte shared a tip "Quickly and jennifer Lawrence. Thats all I need"
francisco_mc shared a tip "Great acting, great story, lovable characters. Just very entertaining."
sara_stevens shared a tip "Unique perspective into American life & love"
michael_goss_8493 shared a tip "awesome, all the actors give Oscar performances. enjoy the raisin bran"
sabrina_collins_8946 shared a tip "One of my all time favs. The cast absolutely captures living with mental illness."
sean_kahle shared a tip "Heartfelt and no one gave up on Pat."
rebecca_cook_3630 shared a tip "I really enjoyed it! Great cast, great acting! Just overall great film!"
monica_ramey shared a tip "Will watch over and over and over again. I am a Cowboys fan but this is a great movie :)"
magan_rice shared a tip "Kinda hard for me to pick my favorite part. I always like their conversation when they went jogging"
antonio_saavedra shared a tip "When you realize Jennifer Lawrence can act circles around most of the people in Hollywood"
elizabeth_3164 shared a tip "I can watch this over and over. Great character development. Good recognition of mental health issues."
janae_haislip shared a tip "Actually I have so many!! But my go-to are The 'Burbsurbs and The Lost Boys."
kelly_miller_8973 shared a tip "It is a great movie!"
abigail_ghirmai shared a tip "Its actually good it give enemies to lovers kinda vibe"
lori_chalson shared a tip "So good! A very good representation of Bipolar depression with a realistic feel good air about it."
maricel_thomas shared a tip "I love the movie too. Don’t really have a favorite part but I just love Jennifer Lawrence as an actress and overall person!"
jayne_cooper_bruder shared a tip "In my opinion its one of the best movies filmed. It was filmed all around where I live in the Philly suburbs"
ajla_begovic shared a tip "No sadly, I am still looking for one that's like that."
myra_terry shared a tip "It'd be cool if they made one focusing some more on recovery/help together of some sort."
jasmyn_wise shared a tip "I don’t have an all time favorite. It’s more like favorite in genre. And is this genre I would say A Star Is Born."
wendy_ford_284 shared a tip "I like mostly romantic comedy"
katie.fortner shared a tip "So many good ones but I love when they discuss meds at the dinner party. 🤦🏻♀️ what about you?"
icyvirusxp shared a tip "Really good! It's one of my favorite movies"
valentine_vincent_g shared a tip "so cute ;-;;"
jacob_ostrowski shared a tip "Really good! Not really a comedy, but a great romance that highlights loving somebody with a mental illness!"
kessa_stephenson-taylor shared a tip "One of the best portrayals of mental health I’ve ever seen. Genuine and heartfelt, funny at times."
jenny_vs_games shared a tip "I like how they mention mental health. It's also a cute date night movie."
yamila_mendoza shared a tip "It’s boring at forst, but it gets really good#romance"
karla_burrighy shared a tip "Absolutely obsessed"
jennifer_lum shared a tip "It’s not perfect and neither are these characters which make this movie so great"
dwarf_hamsters shared a tip "Love this movie"
cait_hutchinson shared a tip "Good movie!"
melissa_carper shared a tip "This was an unexpected pleasure to watch, the humor is refreshing for a Romantic Comedy."
neilia_sherman shared a tip "Funny And poignant. People with mental health issues can be many things."
victor_tellez shared a tip "*****"
monique_7478 shared a tip "I’m not really sure but the chemistry between the two main actors are my favorite part"
denzel_chinanga shared a tip "The best movie in the world"
jennifer_santore shared a tip "Fun, silly, set in my home town"
frank_gadsden shared a tip "I’ve seen it an excessive amount of times and it never gets old. I cannot express with words how much I love this movie."
chris_thielking shared a tip "Jeniffer lawrence"
cyndie_moreau shared a tip "Two talented actors❤️"
terra_studios shared a tip "Yes, I am kind of a sucker for rom coms. This is a great example of one done right."
claye_gillis shared a tip "this is my favorite movie ever!!!!! can watch it over and over"
tashinka_roz shared a tip "Will watch anything with Bradley Cooper. LOVE HIM!"
tiffney_testerman shared a tip "Unusual love story about broken hearts and minds... atypical characters finding their missing pieces in one another."
chelsea_eldridge shared a tip "It’s in my top 10 favorite movies for sure!"
valerie_gabriel-swenson shared a tip "Wonderful film! Xxoo!"
machie_ravers shared a tip "Genuinely worth watching over and over"