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50/50

Blu-ray Disc - 2012
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Adam, a 27-year old public radio employee discovers he has cancer. As his best friend Kyle (Seth Rogen) tries to help out, his girlfriend Rachael (Bryce Dallas Howard) proves to be a less than ideal life partner for this particular crisis. All the while, Adam's overprotective mother Diane (Anjelica Huston) tries to overcome her son's continued attempts to keep her out of his life. As Adam begins to discover how hard it is to deal with his situation, and to maintain various relationships in his life, he begins seeing a young counselor (Anna Kendrick) who might prove to be just as helpful personally as she is professionally.
Publisher: [United States] : Mandate Pictures ; [Canada] : Distributed by Entertainment One, c2012
Branch Call Number: BLU FIC FIF
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 100 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.

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rldoty
Jan 19, 2017

True friendship at its core. Humorous yet sad.

Catmamakim Jun 09, 2015

Silly, crude, and heart-wrenching. The acting wasn't the best quality of this movie, but Seth Rogen came through with his usual perverted and hilarious vulgarity. I enjoyed this movie alot and Seth's character proved to be a sweet and loyal friend to his buddy who was diagnosed with cancer.

Chortlesnort Apr 29, 2015

I turned it off after a short time. I think the story line had so much potential, but the vulgarity just made it inaccessable. Shame.

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spatquin
Feb 24, 2015

I enjoyed this movie so much, I watched it twice! Far past my twenties but it didn't matter.
Well done, worthwhile.

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gillythebetter
Feb 14, 2015

15 minutes was about all I could handle. Just unwatchable.

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0cho
Jan 05, 2015

Got about an hour into it and turned it off. Didn’t do anything for me and Seth Rogen was too much in this movie. Nothing great here.

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tgwilliams
Nov 05, 2014

Seth Rogen and Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Thoroughly enjoyed it!
Starts with Joseph Gordon-Levitt jogging down through Stanley Park sea wall in Vancouver, B.C.

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gage2010
Jun 22, 2014

Gordon-Levitt, Rogen, and Kendrick make this comedic tearjerker worth watching. Each actor brings something nice to the movie without blowing it out of proportion. These characters are dimensional and remind you of the important things in life: friends and family.
A huge theme of this movie is don't let anything hold you back (whether it be love or cancer, it applies to all.)
A must watch!

hugapug Jun 13, 2014

This movie is billed as a comedy, but it's actually a real tearjerker. I was bawling by the end of it. So it's probably not for you if you're looking for something light and funny, but I really enjoyed it anyway. The characters and the story seemed very realistic and there was no attempt to sugarcoat things. Seth Rogen was honestly the weakest link here - his antics seemed a bit out of place in a movie about cancer.

CatherineTaormina Apr 03, 2014

Loved it!

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gage2010
Jun 22, 2014

gage2010 thinks this title is suitable for 15 years and over

nadian Apr 23, 2012

nadian thinks this title is suitable for 17 years and over

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ncs1961
Jul 26, 2013

Coarse Language: gratuitous & much of it unecessary

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