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50/50 (2011) Movie Information

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Overall Rank:

283

Avg. Rating:

3.10/4

# of Ratings:

241

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Rating:

R

Language:

English

Theater Date:

09/30/2011

DVD Release:

01/24/2012

Director:

Jonathan Levine

Actors:

Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Bryce Dallas Howard
Seth Rogen
Anna Kendrick
Anjelica Huston
Marie Avgeropoulos

 

 

 

 

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A young man is diagnosed with a rare form of spinal cancer and decides to fight for his life with the help his friend, mother and a young therapist. -- Chris Kavan

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worleyjamers 06/30/2013 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
3.5/4 

Honestly, I think this is one of the best drama/comedy films I have seen in a very long time. The cast is perfect and Joseph Gordon-Levitt shines.

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FSUNoles27TS 11/21/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
3.5/4 

Great performances by both young actors. A very realistic approach to cancer with the lighthearted comical relief to ease the pain. Oh yea... someone needs to push his GF down the stairs (what a bi**h)

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Joey 02/26/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
3/4 

This movie is one to watch, if you have time on your hands. It's a brilliant continuation of the popular "Cancer survival" genre that seems to be sweeping the screen world. Though the movie covers a very serious topic, it still manages to remain humerous throughout. That said, I have seen few movies that are more predictable than this one. This element reduced the viewing experience for me, so I'm giving it 3 stars.

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patjohnson76 01/31/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
3.5/4 

A solid comedy-drama about a man facing cancer that handles the seriousness with enough humor to make for an enjoyable film. This is all thanks to the performance of Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who probably turns in his best performance. The film's only down parts are Seth Rogen doing the Seth Rogen Schtick - loud, cursing, pot-smoking, obnoxious character he is in everything he's in. Also, given Gordon-Levitt's age and the need for a love interest, Anna Kendrick is the world's youngest therapist in a completely unbelievable role. But other than those drawbacks, 50/50 is still a good watch.

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  Matthew Brady
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11/28/2014 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

50/50 is simply the best movie of 2011

I never thought a film like 50/50 that has drama mix with comedy, all about cancer, could be a fantastically well done comedy with a little touch of drama that's been handle so well in this film, because 50/50 is one of the best movies of 2011.

The story to 50/50 is about a young man is diagnosed with a rare form of spinal cancer and decides to fight for his life with the help his friend, mother and a young therapist.

When 50/50 first came out back in 2011 I didn't take much notice on it, as I was only watching movies that I wanted to watch, and let's not forget I was only about 12 years old at that time, and as a brainless 12 year old, I liked Green Lantern and Transformers: Dark of the Moon but skipped this movie, and boy was it the biggest mistake of my life for skipping this m...

Rating of
4/4 

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  Daniel Corleone
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12/11/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

50/50 review

Adam (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is diagnosed of a rare cancer that he researches as “50/50” and informs the people he loves like Rachel (Howard), Kyle (Rogen) and his parents. He visits a psychologist Katherine "Katie" McCay (Anna Kendrick). He is 27 and divulges it to his new friends who are in chemo Alan (Philip Baker Hall) and Mitch (Matt Frewer). Rachel was late in picking up Adam in the hospital. Kyle discovers Rachel cheating in an art gallery. Adam undergoes a surgery with all his loved ones supporting him. Screenplay was radiant with the following lines: Katherine – “You can't change your situation. The only thing that you can change is how you choose to deal with it.” Diane – “I want you to know that I smothered him because I love him.” A well casted film about family, friends...

Rating of
3.5/4 

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  LeeAnn M.
LeeAnn M.
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In just how many movies is Seth Rogen going to play sidekick buddy to someone with a death sentence? It seems like this movie has already been done with Funny People, but that movie was so terrible. Maybe Rogen felt bad about the direction of that fiilm and wanted to remake it. Anyway, I'll go see it if only to see Joseph Gordon-Levitt .  
08/13/2011
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