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R| 1 hr. 39 min.

Plot Summary
Adam Lerner (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) has always tried to take good care of his health, so it comes as a cruel surprise when he learns that he has malignant tumors along his spine. His doctor gives him a 50/50 chance of survival, but Adam tries to remain upbeat, though his mother (Anjelica Huston) and his friend Kyle (Seth Rogen), react badly to the news. Adam starts seeing a therapist (Anna Kendrick), but their relationship threatens to cross the boundary between doctor and patient.

Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt , Seth Rogen , Anna Kendrick , Bryce Dallas Howard , Philip Baker Hall , Anjelica Huston , Serge Houde , Andrew Airlie

Director: Jonathan Levine

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Summit Entertainment

50/50 (2011)

Release Date: September 30th, 2011|1 hr. 39 min.

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  • February 06, 2012 ar00000000111669
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    I expected to be underwhelmed and was pleasantly surprised at the tasteful humor and handling of a difficult subject. Worth seeing on DVD.

  • February 01, 2012 yq00000000111206
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    Meh - pretty boring and very predictable - Rogan overacts and Gordon-Levitt is as interesting as a pile of wet spinach

  • January 27, 2012 ii00000000111005
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    Great movie, really enjoyed it.

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New on DVD & Blu-ray, January 24: '50/50,' 'Real Steel,' 'Paranormal Activity 3'

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DVD or Blu-ray? Redbox or Netflix? Streaming? Whatever your poison, here's the breakdown on all the week's new releases, from Joseph Gordon-Levitt's acclaimed cancer comedy to punching robots and...

Seth Rogen on '50/50' Oscar Chances: Will Reiser Has the 'Best Shot'

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Jessie Heyman on Jan 9th, 2012 7:00PM

Seth Rogen is known for his laid-back self-awareness, so wouldn't it be funny if he was one of those awards-hungry stars who constantly thinks of the academy's praise? Probably! But, not...

Seth Rogen On '50/50' Oscar Chances: Will Reiser Has The 'Best Shot'

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Jessie Heyman on Jan 9th, 2012 6:12PM

Seth Rogen is known for his laid-back self-awareness, so wouldn't it be funny if he was one of those awards-hungry stars who constantly thinks of the academy's praise? Probably! But, not surprisingly,...

Christopher Rosen's Favorite Movies of 2011: 'Harry Potter,' 'Midnight in Paris,' 'The Artist' and 'Moneyball'

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Christopher Rosen on Dec 29th, 2011 2:00PM

The end of the year is all about one thing: lists! Ahead, my favorite 11 movies of 2011, from Harry Potter to Billy Beane. Apologies in advance if your fave didn't make the cut!...

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