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.
The Big Sick (2017) was Kumail Nanjiani's first lead role in a feature film.
Listen, I had a really nice time, thank you very much. I'm just going to like, call an Uber, go home and I hope
Kumail: Your driver will be ready as soon as he puts on his pants.
The scene where Emily says she wants to go to a coffee shop has a digital clock where the time moves back and forth.
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)
$42,872,467 (USA) (19 October 2017)
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