R | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings.
Kumail and Emily spent 3 years writing the script. They would frequently receive notes and suggestions from producers Judd Apatow and Barry Mendel.
So... to fully know I love someone, I have to cheat on them?
Terry: Out loud, it sounds stupid. Eh, it's... yeah, that's terrible advice.
When Kumail doesn't show up to dinner, his brother Naveed claims to have called him multiple times. Later on, Kumail checks his phone to see several missed calls from his mother and none from Naveed.
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.
$7,529,590 (USA) (16 July 2017)
$38,151,532 (USA) (21 August 2017)
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