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Crazy, Stupid, Love

Rated PG-13 for coarse humor, sexual content and language.

PG-13 In Theaters 07/29/2011 , 118min.
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Plot & Details

At fortysomething, straight-laced Cal Weaver (Steve Carell) is living the dream--good job, nice house, great kids and marriage to his high school sweetheart. But when Cal learns that his wife, Emily (Julianne Moore), has cheated on him and wants a divorce, his "perfect" life quickly unravels. Worse, in today's single world, Cal, who hasn't dated in decades, stands out as the epitome of un-smooth. Now spending his free evenings sulking alone at a local bar, the hapless Cal is taken on as wingman and protege to handsome, thirtysomething player Jacob Palmer (Ryan Gosling). In an effort to help Cal get over his wife and start living his life, Jacob opens Cal's eyes to the many options before him: flirty women, manly drinks and a sense of style that can't be found at Supercuts or The Gap. Cal and Emily aren't the only ones looking for love in what might be all the wrong places: Cal's 13-year-old son, Robbie (Jonah Bobo), is crazy about his 17-year-old babysitter, Jessica (Analeigh Tipton), who harbors a crush on Cal. And despite Cal's makeover and his many new conquests, the one thing that can't be made over is his heart, which seems to keep leading him back to where he began.

Awards

Golden Globes

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2011 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy Ryan Gosling Nominated

Broadcast Film Critics Association

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2011 Broadcast Film Critics Association Best Comedy Nominated

Detroit Film Critics Society

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2011 Detroit Film Critics Society Best Supporting Actor Ryan Gosling Nominated
2011 Detroit Film Critics Society Best Ensemble Nominated
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