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Certificate 15
Cast
Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Seth Rogen
Anna Kendrick
Bryce Dallas Howard
Anjelica Huston
Directors
Jonathan Levine
Screenwriters
Will Reiser
Running Time
99 minutes

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As serious as cancer (rhythm is a dancer)


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Plot
Adam (Gordon-Levitt) discovers he has a rare form of cancer with 50/50 odds of survival. His girlfriend Rachael (Dallas Howard) vows to support him but struggles with the consequences while pal Kyle (Rogen) concentrates on trying to get Adam laid.


Verdict
Whether you're after a comedy-drama about cancer or a Rogen laugh-fest with added heart, this does a remarkable job of balancing the odds. And the laughter/tears split? Call it 70/30.


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