This is a really outstanding film. Joseph Gordon-Levitt gives a mesmerizing performance as a
Inspired by a true story, 50/50 is an original story about friendship, love, survival and finding humor in unlikely places. Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen star as best friends whose lives are cha... read more
Directed by: Jonathan Levine
Release Date: September 30, 2011
DVD Release Date: January 24, 2012
Stats: 8,310 reviews
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April 22, 2013
I put off watching this due to Seth Rogan being in it...despite my admiration for Joseph Gordon-Levitt. I shouldn't have waited, it was soooo good! This was an excellently done, off-beat, indie movie on a serious subject of life, and death. Wry humor out of a bad situation. Nice ...
December 30, 2012
'50/50'. The characters and emotions feel SO, SO real, and are wonderfully realised through fantastic writing and acting. I experienced and felt every high and low, and it's one of the best emotional roller-coasters of the year.
I hate happy endings, but I was way too invested t...
December 30, 2012
Good movie, quite lighthearted considering it deals with cancer. Nothing new or thrilling, but enjoyable.
December 18, 2012
For the most part, at least in its portrayal of how cancer is the 400 lb gorilla in the room, 50/50 does a very nice job of getting the sentiments right. Having recently lost my best friend via this route I can attest to most of what is portrayed here.
There remains a lot of ...
October 28, 2012
Great balance between drama and humor. Seth brings the humor of course.
October 27, 2012
Joseph Gordon Levitt saves the film with his serious, fairly subtle- but ultimately functional- performance. Apart from that, it is hit and mediocre, with an emphasis on the mediocre, involving in particular a very uneven, eventually unconvincing, treatment of the subject matter,...
October 18, 2012
A greatly affecting film about cancer and it's effects on the all the people involved. It has wonderful performances from Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen, as well as a couple of the supporting cast members. It's certainly a downbeat movie at times, but it takes it's subject v...
September 21, 2012
50/50 is a well balanced dramedy about a sensitive topic with a moving performance by Joseph Gordon Levitt.
July 27, 2012
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