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 film was the only non-Best Picture nominee for the year to be nominated for Best Original Screenplay at the Oscars.
Love isn't easy. That's why they call it love.
Kumail: I don't really get that either.
Terry: I know. I thought I could just start saying something, and something smart would come out.
Although he lives in Chicago, Kumail's car has a New York inspection sticker on the windshield.
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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