(500) Days of Summer

Release Date: July 17th, 2009

DVD Release Date: December 22nd, 2009

PG-13 |1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary

Tom (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), greeting-card writer and hopeless romantic, is caught completely off-guard when his girlfriend, Summer (Zooey Deschanel), suddenly dumps him. He reflects on their 500 days together to try to figure out where their love affair went sour, and in doing so, Tom rediscovers his true passions in life.

Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Zooey Deschanel, Geoffrey Arend, Chloë Grace Moretz, Matthew Gray Gubler, Clark Gregg, Rachel Boston, Minka Kelly

Director: Marc Webb

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Watermark

Distributors: Fox

Keywords: Playful , Deception , Friend , Love interest , Bar , Witty , Office , Los Angeles , Love , 2000s , Girlfriend

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Deschanel does what she does seemingly without effort, managing to convey Summer's mixed-up messed-upness. show more

  • 80
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    The writing is often clever and the overall production playful and intelligent. show more

  • 40
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    An exhaustive and exhausting dissection of a relationship that was never all that promising in the first place. show more

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Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical