• The Book of Love (2017)

The Book of Love

Release Date: January 13th, 2017

DVD Release Date: April 4th, 2017

PG-13 |1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary

Henry (Jason Sudeikis) is a widowed architect who strikes up a friendship with Millie (Maisie Williams), an independent but troubled teen. Hoping to find her long-lost father, Millie asks Henry to build her a raft that can sail across the ocean. After agreeing to do so, the unlikely duo embark on an incredible adventure that deepens their bond and lifts their spirits.

Cast: Jason Sudeikis, Maisie Williams, Jessica Biel, Orlando Jones, Paul Reiser, Mary Steenburgen, Richard Robichaux, Bryan Batt

Director: Bill Purple

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Electric Entertainment, Campfire, Iron Ocean Films

Keywords: 2010s , Quest , Office , Friend , Friendship , Creative , Emotional , House , Father

Ratings & Reviews

  • 20
    Nigel M SmithThe Guardian

    As well as its plot being eerily similar to that of Demolition, it’s just as misguided. show more

  • 40
    David D'ArcyScreen International

    This well-meaning debut feature about following your dreams just treads water. show more

  • 25
    Christy LemireRogerEbert.com

    It isn’t creepy, but it isn’t terribly plausible, either. It’s just another movie in which a 30ish white dude finds purpose and learns how to live life again through the love and support of a younger woman who’s more of a concept than a real person. show more

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