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Plot, Details & Awards

Her

(2013)

Rated R for language, sexual content and brief graphic nudity.

R In Theaters 12/18/2013 , 126min.
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Plot & Details

Joaquin Phoenix stars in Spike Jonze's soulful sci-fi drama about a lonely writer who falls in love with his computer's highly advanced operating system. Theodore Twombly (Phoenix) has built his career on expressing the emotions that others cannot. His job is to pen heartfelt, deeply personal letters to complete strangers based on details provided by the clients of the company he works for, and he has a knack for finding just the right words for every occasion. Meanwhile, reluctant to sign the papers that will finalize his divorce to his childhood sweetheart, depressed Theodore has slowly withdrawn from his supportive social circle, which includes his longtime friend Amy (Amy Adams), herself floundering in a failed marriage. When Theodore purchases a new state-of-the-art computer operating system with the ability to learn and grow with the user, he sits down at his desk and prepares to get his life in order. Adopting the name Samantha (Scarlett Johansson), the perceptive software slowly begins to bring Theodore out of his shell by encouraging him to start dating again, and joining him everywhere he goes. Very quickly, their relationship turns intimate, with Theodore teaching Samantha what it means to feel human and Samantha giving him the strength to walk away from his failed marriage. Things soon get complicated, however, when Samantha's rapidly evolving knowledge base begins to alter the very core of their relationship.

Awards

Academy Awards

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2013 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Picture Nominated
2013 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Production Design Gene Serdena Nominated
2013 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Original Screenplay Spike Jonze Won
2013 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Score Nominated
2013 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Score Owen Pallett Nominated
2013 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Original Song Spike Jonze Nominated
2013 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Score William Butler Nominated
2013 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Production Design K.K. Barrett Nominated
2013 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Original Song Karen O Nominated

Golden Globes

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2013 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Picture - Comedy or Musical Nominated
2013 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Screenplay Spike Jonze Won
2013 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy Joaquin Phoenix Nominated

Detroit Film Critics Society

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2013 Detroit Film Critics Society Best Supporting Actress Scarlett Johansson Won
2013 Detroit Film Critics Society Best Director Spike Jonze Nominated
2013 Detroit Film Critics Society Best Screenplay Spike Jonze Won
2013 Detroit Film Critics Society Best Picture Won

L.A. Film Critics Association

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2013 L.A. Film Critics Association Best Picture Won
2013 L.A. Film Critics Association Best Production Design K.K. Barrett Won

National Board of Review

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2013 National Board of Review Best Director Spike Jonze Won
2013 National Board of Review Best Picture Won

Writers Guild of America

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2013 Writers Guild of America Best Original Screenplay Spike Jonze Won
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