• The Last Five Years (2015)

The Last Five Years

Release Date: February 13th, 2015

PG-13 |1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary

In New York, a struggling actress (Anna Kendrick) and a successful writer (Jeremy Jordan) sing about their failed marriage from two perspectives.

Cast: Anna Kendrick, Jeremy Jordan, Bettina Bresnan, Charly Bivona, Alex Stebbins, Lily LaGravenese, Betina Joly, Marceline Hugot

Director: Richard LaGravenese

Genres: Musical , Romance

Production Co: Lucky Monkey Pictures, Sh-K-Boom Prods.

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Bob MondelloNPR

    Kendrick qualifies as the movie's secret weapon — actually not so secret now that she's charmed audiences in both Into the Woods and Pitch Perfect. She's so appealing here, in fact, that audience sympathies are likely to be less-than-evenly split between the two leads. show more

  • 50
    David RooneyThe Hollywood Reporter

    The problem is that the romance as depicted is just not interesting enough to sustain realistic treatment. It's sweet but a tad dull. The two characters lack dimension, and their stereotypical situations seem entirely generic. show more

  • 30
    Inkoo KangTheWrap

    Without that emotional groundwork to establish the contours of Cathy and Jamie’s relationship, “The Last Five Years” is largely a numbing experience. show more

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