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PG| 1 hr. 40 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

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

The Big Year (2011)

Release Date: October 14th, 2011|1 hr. 40 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 15 )
  • 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

  • April 21, 2012 gp00000000118994
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    Great movie.....i dont know anyone who would actually waste their time with such a project...but

  • March 29, 2012 patdortch
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    Thought it was hilarious,especially if you\'re a birder, you\'ll appreciate it!

  • February 11, 2012 jackd1207
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    I actually bought the DVD with low expectations and was pleasantly surprised at how much I enjoyed it. Not what I would term a great movie, but, I was entertained for a couple hours, and isn\'t that movies are supposed to do?

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