• The Spectacular Now (2013)

The Spectacular Now

Release Date: August 2nd, 2013

DVD Release Date: January 14th, 2014

R |1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary

An innocent, bookish teenager (Shailene Woodley) begins dating the charming, freewheeling high-school senior (Miles Teller) who awoke on her lawn after a night of heavy partying.

Cast: Miles Teller, Shailene Woodley, Brie Larson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Kyle Chandler, Kaitlyn Dever, Bob Odenkirk

Director: James Ponsoldt

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Andrew Lauren Productions

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Ordinary in some ways and extraordinary in others, The Spectacular Now benefits from an exceptional feel for its main characters on the parts of the director and lead actors. show more

  • 83
    Jordan HoffmanFilm.com

    From a distance The Spectacular Now is mere soap opera, but it is one of those films that grow more fascinating upon inspection. show more

  • 100
    Richard RoeperChicago Sun-Times

    Here is the best American movie of the year so far. show more

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