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Based on 45 Critics
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fan reviews ( 93 )
  • Silver Linings Playbook is eager to sting instead of soothe. It's one of the year's best movies because Russell makes you laugh till it hurts. show more

  • As a movie about mental illness, Silver Linings Playbook is more lightweight than lighthearted. But thanks to Lawrence, it does one good thing most movies don't do. It actually gets better as it goes along. show more

  • Silver Linings is consistently entertaining, with its scrappy, well-drawn characters, offbeat humor and indefatigable positive outlook. show more

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  • March 02, 2014 eskyesq
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    Strictly Hollywood dreck. Nice unoriginal concept. Poor execution. Inconsistent tone. No character development. Usual cliche ending. None of the pieces fit. In other words, dreck.

  • September 13, 2013 bcuk44
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    In a country where so many are medicated I\'m surprised the box office wasn\'t through the roof. Maybe it was too true?

  • August 02, 2013 bn00000000158696
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    Amazing movie! Must see!

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