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R| 1 hr. 21 min.

Plot Summary
Los Angeles schoolteacher Kate (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) and her husband, Charlie (Aaron Paul), each have a drinking problem. Up to now, her life seems like one big, boozy party, but her latest drinking binge catches up to her at work, and she later spends the night alone on the street. Kate now realizes that she has hit rock bottom. She agrees to attend Alcoholics Anonymous meetings with the school's vice principal (Nick Offerman) and takes her first step on the challenging road to sobriety.

Cast: Mary Elizabeth Winstead , Aaron Paul , Nick Offerman , Megan Mullally , Kyle Gallner , Mackenzie Davis , Bree Turner , Mary Kay Place

Director: James Ponsoldt

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

Smashed (2012)

Release Date: October 12th, 2012|1 hr. 21 min.

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fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Don't forget Winstead when making a list of the year's Best Actress contenders. Yes, she's that good. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Director James Ponsoldt knows what his job is here. He keeps the camera on his lead actress and doesn't cut away. For Winstead, Smashed is the doorway to great things. show more

  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Smashed is quietly affecting, though sometimes difficult to sit through. The saving grace is Winstead's smashing performance. show more

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Mary Elizabeth Winstead On Getting 'Smashed' And The Trick To Playing Drunk

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Rick Mele on Oct 12th, 2012 3:54PM

Ever since awards prognostication has become a big business -- or at least a fun pastime -- certain films and actors that generate a noticeable buzz come off the film festival circuit. Sometimes that...

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