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The Spectacular Now (2013)

The Spectacular Now
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(223 ratings)
7.2 IMDB rating

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Miles Teller

Miles Teller

Sutter
Brie Larson

Brie Larson

Cassidy
Dayo Okeniyi

Dayo Okeniyi

Marcus


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Scott Neustadter

Scott Neustadter

(screenplay)
Michael H. Weber

Michael H. Weber

(screenplay)


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The most refreshing rom-com in years

11 months, 3 weeks ago at Mar 10 13:08
2 votes
"The best thing about now, is that there's another one tomorrow."

The Spectacular Now was written by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber, the two scribes who were also responsible for 2009's indie smash (500) Days of Summer (let's forget about The Pink Panther 2). In a perfect world, all romantic comedies should be penned by this pair, as their scripts are full of raw honesty and ... read more

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1 year, 2 months ago at Dec 25 16:24
2 votes
This movie was seriousley overrated. It is one big cliche. I honestley don't see anything original about it, this story has been done a thousand times over

A soul of NOW meets a dream of SPECTACULAR future.

10 months ago at May 3 21:18
2 votes
Surprisingly, it turned out to be a nice movie, kind of reminded me 'A Walk to Remember'. Yes, it was a romantic tale set in a similar fashion along with a subplot like family issues resolved in a meaningful story. An incredible cast, especially the combination of lead two worked awesomely. These two rising stars showed their worth by giving wonderful performances.

The movie po... read more
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A hard-partying high school senior's philosophy on life changes when he meets the not-so-typical "nice girl."
Release date: 13 September 2013
Drama (2), Romance (2), Coming Of Age (2), Comedy (1), Love (1), High School (1), Dating (1), American (1), Based On Book (1), Alcoholism (1), 2014 (1), (1), 2013 (1)
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Reno posted a review 10 months ago

A soul of NOW meets a dream of SPECTACULAR future.

“Surprisingly, it turned out to be a nice movie, kind of reminded me 'A Walk to Remember'. Yes, it was a romantic tale set in a similar fashion along with a subplot like family issues resolved in a meaningful story. An incredible cast, especially the combination of lead two worked awesomely. These two rising stars showed their worth by giving wonderful performances.

The movie portrays an unexpected relationship between a charming, popular, but a careless high school boy and an intelligent girl geek. They are totally opposite in character, but shares similar family difficulties and that makes them to hang out. As the times goes on, the relationship thickens with a strong connection. The school nears the end and the future plans are what stands between them tearing apart. How they r” read more

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lotr23 voted for a review of The Spectacular Now 11 months, 3 weeks ago

“"The best thing about now, is that there's another one tomorrow." The Spectacular Now was written by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber, the two”

Spunkeroo voted for a review of The Spectacular Now 11 months, 3 weeks ago

“"The best thing about now, is that there's another one tomorrow." The Spectacular Now was written by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber, the two”

PvtCaboose91 posted a review 11 months, 3 weeks ago

The most refreshing rom-com in years

“"The best thing about now, is that there's another one tomorrow."

The Spectacular Now was written by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber, the two scribes who were also responsible for 2009's indie smash (500) Days of Summer (let's forget about The Pink Panther 2). In a perfect world, all romantic comedies should be penned by this pair, as their scripts are full of raw honesty and tender humour, eschewing a Hollywood approach to present a realistic rom-com tale that manages to be both satisfying and entertaining. Based on the acclaimed novel by Tim Tharp, and directed by relative newcomer James Ponsoldt, The Spectacular Now is simply enchanting. Most every scene throughout the movie's 95-minute duration possesses such a natural disposition that it often feels like we're watching” read more

Aliceinwinter posted a review 1 year, 2 months ago

“This movie was seriousley overrated. It is one big cliche. I honestley don't see anything original about it, this story has been done a thousand times over” read more