50/50

It takes a pair to beat the odds


50/50
Based on a true story, a young man learns he has a potentially fatal form of cancer. His family and best friend try to help and exploit the situation, but he eventually comes to rely on three new people in his life as he faces make-or-break surgery.

100 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Sex, Drug abuse).
Biographical, Comedy, Drama, On the art circuit

Showtimes

Why won
Why won't you just get a haircut?

Credits

Cast
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anna Kendrick, Bryce Dallas Howard, Anjelica Huston, Serge Houde, Andrew Airlie
Director
Jonathan Levine
ScreenplayWill Reiser
MusicMichael Giacchino
CinematographyTerry Stacey
EditingZene Baker
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS
SoundtrackNot available
Made in2011
Produced byMandate Pictures, Point Gray

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama, comedy, romance
LanguageStrong, frequent
NudityMild, subtle
SexModerate, infrequent
ViolenceNone
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseStrong, brief
CommentsNone
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ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
5
Violence
1
Blood / Gore / Gross
3
Guns / Weapons
1
Profanity
5
Alcohol / Drugs
5
Smoking
1
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
4
Imitative Behaviour
4
Frightening / Tense Scenes
2
Jump Scenes
0
Tense Family Scenes
4
Music (Scary/Tense)
3
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
4


Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Helen Herimbi quote iconFixing ills one laugh at a time
10
Die Burger
Jeanne Calitz quote iconKomedie takel donker onderwerp
10
Cape Times
Kirk Honeycutt quote iconCancer sitcom (with depth)
10
Box Office
David Ehrlich quote iconHeads you laugh, tails you die.
10
ScreenIt
T. Durgin quote iconNot a perfect cancer movie - whatever that would be - but a movie that still manages to touch and even illuminate those who are open to the experience.
12
Metacritic.com
41 critics
14
Rottentomatoes critics
147 critics
16
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconA good-hearted film about a difficult topic, 50/50 maneuvers between jokes and drama with surprising finesse.
19
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
16
Movie Review Intelligence
51 critics
16

What the People say

Internet
7930 Netizens quote iconThis movie gets it.
17

Average .. 68%

14

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