• Run Fat Boy Run (2008)

Run Fat Boy Run

Release Date: March 28th, 2008

DVD Release Date: September 23rd, 2008

PG-13 |1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary

Five years earlier, nervous bridegroom Dennis (Simon Pegg) leaves his pregnant girlfriend, Libby (Thandie Newton), at the altar. Now he realizes he made a big mistake and wants to win her back. Unfortunately, Libby is involved with a handsome, attentive and fit financier (Hank Azaria), who plans to run in a charity marathon. Out-of-shape Dennis enters the race -- hoping to impress Libby -- even though he only has three weeks to prepare.

Cast: Simon Pegg, Thandie Newton, Hank Azaria, Dylan Moran, Harish Patel, India de Beaufort, Matthew Festoon, Simon Day

Director: David Schwimmer

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Material

Distributors: Picturehouse

Keywords: Love triangle, 2000s, London, Love, Heartwarming, Relationships, Growing up, Hilarious, Transformation, Pursuit, Friendship

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Claudia PuigUSA Today

    Amiable, consistently amusing and surprisingly affecting, it has the flavor of a Nick Hornby novel, with its focus on an overgrown boy struggling to grow up and be a man. show more

  • 75
    Ruthe SteinSan Francisco Chronicle

    Filled with moments that will make you smile. show more

  • 60
    The Hollywood Reporter

    The pic benefits from a loveable-loser turn by Simon Pegg, but the "Shaun of the Dead" star's presence may also lead to disappointment for those familiar with his work. show more

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