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R| 2 hr. 4 min.

Plot Summary
On their one-year anniversary, sous chef Tom Solomon (Jason Segel) plans to surprise his girlfriend, Violet Barnes (Emily Blunt), with an engagement ring. The lovers do end up engaged, but the fact that the proposal does not go exactly as planned proves to be a harbinger of things to come. Each time they try to set a date, various obstacles stand in their way. As more and more time passes, Tom and Violet begin to wonder if perhaps their marriage is not meant to be.

Cast: Jason Segel , Emily Blunt , Rhys Ifans , Chris Pratt , Alison Brie , Mimi Kennedy , David Paymer , Jackie Weaver

Director: Nicholas Stoller

Genres: Romantic comedy

Distributor: Universal Pictures

Five-Year Engagement (2012)

Release Date: April 27th, 2012|2 hr. 4 min.

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  • 63
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Drags and sags at 124 minutes. Luckily, the movie never runs on sitcom empty. How could it, with a terrific cast. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    For the most part, The Five-Year Engagement has charm and emotion. show more

  • 50
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    The story starts out well, then becomes contrived and goes on too long. show more

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Alison Brie on Her 'Five-Year Engagement' British Accent: 'I'm Nervous to See It'

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Christopher Rosen on Dec 8th, 2011 6:40PM

The most surprising thing about the trailer for 'The Five-Year Engagement,' which debuted on Wednesday to mostly high marks around the Internet? That brief glimpse of beloved 'Community' star...

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