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Silver Linings Playbook

(DVD - 2013)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Silver Linings Playbook
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The story of a man who has lost everything, his house, his job, his wife, and how he creates his own silver linings from the bonds he forms with his family and friends.

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Comment by: AuntJane Mar 16, 2014

I haven't read this book and really didn't know what to expect from the movie. I enjoyed it with all the quirky characters and their interactions. You definitely cheer for the main characters at the end!


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Read the book, much better than the movie which was a big disappointment.

Jan 10, 2015
  • Cjacksonmarcellus rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I really liked this movie. I found it touching and surprising. Good performances all around.

Dec 31, 2014
  • ncs1961 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Enjoyable & engaging film about real feel people that happen to have a diagnosed mental illness or addiction, and their families. It's nice to see portrayals of whole real people who struggle in popular media.

Dec 20, 2014
  • POLITICSOWNSUS rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

Just another 2 hour plus EXTREMIST commercial for the DEEPLY RACIST NFL,BUT I DIGRESS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

stupid movie! I cannot stand Bradley Cooper. Lousy actor. Not Oscar material. I only was interested because of Robert Deniro . Could not get past even 5 minutes of this movie. Do yourself a favor and pass this one.

Dec 06, 2014
  • petercorell rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

One of the funniest movies in years. Especially, Robert De Niro playing the Dad in the film. He and his superstitions are hilarious. Don't miss this one!

Dec 05, 2014
  • HopeButterfly rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Good movie but not Oscar material or performances.

Nov 27, 2014
  • sunshinemari rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

This movie just didn't do it for me. I thought the father, Robert DeNiro was crazier than his adult kid, Bradley Cooper. The acting was great, but I just didn't click with the story line. All I got out of it was Bradley Cooper was stalking & obsessed this ex-wife. The whole bi-polar thing with Bradley Cooper & Jennifer Lawrence just didn't work for me. I'm glad I didn't waste any money to see this one.

Sep 20, 2014
  • whyisitso rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

While the plot may be a bit predictable, Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence both deliver high-caliber performances. Robert DeNiro does a solid job as well.

It's rare for a movie to tackle mental health related issues in a realistic way and this movie manages to do a great job of showing the highs and lows that some face daily.

Jul 22, 2014
  • atfrancis rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Predictable plot lines - definitely not Oscar material.

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read the book. Much better than the movie. Movie was a disappointment.

May 15, 2014
  • nickqian rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Why people are so happy about a 5?

Sep 23, 2013
  • aaa5756 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

“The nice thing about having nothing is that you don't have to worry about losing it.”
-Anonymous

Jul 07, 2013
  • Monolith rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Tiffany: "...Why did you order raisin bran?" Pat: "Why did you order tea?" Tiffany: "Because you ordered raisin bran." Pat: "I ordered raisin bran because I didn't want there to be any mistaking it for a date." Tiffany: "It can still be a date if you order raisin bran." Pat: "It's not a date."

Jul 07, 2013
  • Monolith rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Officer Keogh: "Hey, you're Tommy's widow, right?" Tiffany: "Yes, I'm Tommy's crazy whore widow. Minus the whore thing, for the most part." Officer Keogh: "You're a funny girl... You want to get a drink sometime?"

Jun 07, 2013
  • lilmisslibrary rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

"The world will break your heart ten ways to Sunday. That's guaranteed. I can't begin to explain that. Or the craziness inside myself and everyone else. But guess what? Sunday's my favourite day again. I think of what everyone did for me, and I feel like a very lucky guy." Pat

Jun 07, 2013
  • lilmisslibrary rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

"You have to do everything you can, you have to work your hardest, and if you do, you have a shot at a silver lining." Pat

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Sep 23, 2013
  • GinaMWright rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

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Sexual Content: a couple of jokes and brief partial nudity

Coarse Language: constant use of the f word

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