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1 hr. 44 min.

Plot Summary
Three men find that they have come to a turning point. Stu (Steve Martin) faces a late-life crisis, Kenny (Owen Wilson) is in the grip of a midlife crisis, and Brad (Jack Black) is wallowing in a no-life crisis. Determined to kick-start their stagnant lives, Stu, Kenny and Brad decide to enter a prestigious contest. During the course of one calendar year, the three friendly rivals criss-cross North America in a quest to count more species of birds than anyone else.

Cast: Steve Martin , Jack Black , Owen Wilson , Brian Dennehy , Anjelica Huston , Rashida Jones , Rosamund Pike , Dianne Wiest

Director: David Frankel

Genres: Comedy

The Big Year (2011)

Release Date: January 1st, 2011|1 hr. 44 min.

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  • 50
    Amy Biancolli San Francisco Chronicle

    Those who should go near The Big Year, if not flock to it, are fans of avians, mild PG comedy and gorgeously shot travel footage dotted with humans. show more

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Inspired by Mark Obmascik's book, the tale focuses on universal themes of pursuing a dream and tapping into an adventurous spirit. show more

  • 63
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    With ambitions greater than comedy and results that fall short of character study, The Big Year is neither fish nor fowl. show more

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