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The Big Sick (2017)

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A couple deals with their cultural differences as their relationship grows.

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Storyline

Kumail (Kumail Nanjiani), in the middle of becoming a budding stand-up comedian, meets Emily (Zoe Kazan). Meanwhile, a sudden illness sets in forcing Emily to be put into a medically-induced coma. Kumail must navigate being a comedian, dealing with tragic illness, and placating his family's desire to let them fix him up with a spouse, while contemplating and figuring out who he really is and what he truly believes. Written by Brett Lee Swerbilow (brettswerbilow@gmail.com)

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An Awkward True Story

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for language including some sexual references | See all certifications »
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14 July 2017 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Choróbsko  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$421,577 (USA) (23 June 2017)

Gross:

$24,539,378 (USA) (21 July 2017)
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Trivia

Emily V. Gordon: co-writer and the "real" Emily can be seen in the last scene of the film in the comedy club standing near CJ and Mary. See more »

Goofs

Although the film is set in Chicago and Emily is said to be at "City Hospital," a sign for Katz Women's Hospital at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New York is clearly visible when Kumail arrives. See more »

Crazy Credits

In the beginning of the end credits, photos of shown of the real-life inspiration behind the Emily character, as well as the wedding between Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani and Nanjiani's real-life parents. See more »

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I loved it!
7 July 2017 | by (big apple) – See all my reviews

I just loved this movie. Its billed as a comedy and I did laugh out loud frequently but it is also a touching drama of relationship and illness and the quintessential American story of the immigrant family's son and the white bread girlfriend. It had a very sweet touch, mixing the comedy and drama. Ray Romano was fantastic as the father of the girlfriend and I also really liked the girl, Zoe Kazan. Sorry, this isn't much of a review except to say that it was really very good!


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