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R| 1 hr. 27 min.

Plot Summary
Scoring drugs for his addict mother (Melissa Leo) is but one of a piano prodigy's (Jesse Eisenberg) problems as he tries to get his family's affairs in order before he heads out to an important audition.

Cast: Jesse Eisenberg , Melissa Leo , Tracy Morgan , Emma Rayne Lyle , Sarah Ramos , Isiah Whitlock Jr. , Stephanie March , Tanya Wright

Director: Philip Dorling

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: IFC Films

Why Stop Now (2012)

Release Date: January 27th, 2012|1 hr. 27 min.

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  • 20
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    This comic drama tries too hard to serve up a slice of manic life, but Eisenberg, along with Tracy Morgan and Isiah Whitlock Jr. as the affable druggies, provides some spark. show more

  • 88
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Why Stop Now takes large themes much manhandled as movie cliches, and treats them with care and respect. It likes the characters. So did I. show more

  • 50
    Kyle Smith New York Post

    Acquires a little vigor and some fun from Tracy Morgan as a friendly drug dealer who lives with his mom. show more

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