• How Do You Know (2010)

How Do You Know

Release Date: December 17th, 2010

DVD Release Date: March 22nd, 2011

PG-13 |2 hr 1 min

Plot Summary

Lisa Jorgenson's (Reese Witherspoon) entire life has been defined by softball, but at 31, she is deemed too old to play and cut from the team. After being cast adrift, she begins a fling with Matty (Owen Wilson), a charming womanizer who plays professional baseball. About the same time, she goes on a blind date with George (Paul Rudd), a businessman on the hook for stock fraud. Caught in a romantic triangle with the two men, Lisa ponders the meaning of love.

Cast: Reese Witherspoon, Owen Wilson, Paul Rudd, Jack Nicholson, Kathryn Hahn, Mark Linn-Baker, Lenny Venito, Molly Price

Director: James L. Brooks

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Gracie Films

Distributors: Sony Pictures

Keywords: Love triangle , Friendship , Pursuit , Lighthearted , 2010s , Love interest , Love ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    A low-impact romantic comedy-drama from James L. Brooks in which the central characters are strangely disconnected from one another as well as from the audience. show more

  • 75
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    It is a keenly observed movie about loss of identity and finding love, in which Brooks serves up funny-ouch humor with slapstick heartbreak. show more

  • 0
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    No need to belabor the awfulness of this film, a romantic comedy devoid of romance - instead of chemistry there's the flow of reverse magnetism - and lacking in comic timing, let alone comic content. show more

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