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PG-13| 1 hr. 47 min.

Plot Summary
Extremely shy Lars (Ryan Gosling) finds it impossible to make friends or socialize. His brother (Paul Schneider) and sister-in-law (Emily Mortimer) worry about him, so when he announces that he has a girlfriend he met on the Internet, they are overjoyed. But Lars' new lady is a life-size plastic woman. On the advice of a doctor (Patricia Clarkson), his family and the rest of the community go along with his delusion.

Cast: Ryan Gosling , Paul Schneider , Emily Mortimer , Patricia Clarkson , Kelli Garner , Nancy Beatty , Karen Robinson , R.D. Reid

Director: Craig Gillespie

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Lars and the Real Girl (2007)

Release Date: October 12th, 2007|1 hr. 47 min.

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critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 7 )
  • A gentle comedy, offbeat but never cute, never lewd and never going for shortcut laughs that might diminish character. show more

  • At a time when romantic comedies seem to have exhausted unique ideas, along comes Lars, an original, amusing and heartfelt tale sharply written by Nancy Oliver (Six Feet Under). show more

  • It's nothing less than a miracle that the director, Craig Gillespie, and the writer, Nancy Oliver, have been able to make such an endearing, intelligent and tender comedy from a premise that, in other hands, might sustain a five-minute sketch on TV. show more

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  • December 06, 2011 vlewkow
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    Like the delusional Lars, the you need to suspend reality, but once you do, you\'ve got comedy, tragedy, and lots of charm. Bravo for Gossling. He\'s terrific!

  • October 18, 2009 Rick Sheppard
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    A great movie, albeit far far fetched.

  • June 25, 2009 This Isnt Hannah
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    This movie was adorable, I enjoyed every moment of it. I got a lot of people into the movie so it says something. Seriously considering renting the movie again. Gosling did a wonderful job. Kudos!!!

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