• Released
  • November 16, 2012
  • R , 2 hr 2 min
  • Comedy
    Drama
  • 13,218 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A man (Bradley Cooper) intends to rebuild his life and reunite with his estranged wife.

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Critic Ratings

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100

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Everything comes together brilliantly in Silver Linings Playbook - for the film's crazed but uncrazy lovers; for the filmmaker, David O....
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100

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
It is, without doubt, a transcendent endeavor, from its exhilaratingly smart screenplay - director David O. Russell's adaptation of the...
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100

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Family nuttiness, football madness, romantic obsession, and certifiable mental illness coexist happily in Silver Linings Playbook - a crazy...
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90

The Hollywood Reporter

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Cheerfully yet poignantly exposing the struggles, anxieties, disorders and obsessions of ordinary people, this is a film as odd as it is...
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88

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Cooper gives the performance just the right lunacy and doubt.
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88

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Silver Linings Playbook is eager to sting instead of soothe. It's one of the year's best movies because Russell makes you laugh till it...
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80

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Cooper and Lawrence could so easily have stumbled over the logistical bumps and clichés strewn across Russell's defiantly dark script....
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Silver Linings is consistently entertaining, with its scrappy, well-drawn characters, offbeat humor and indefatigable positive outlook.
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70

Movieline

The glorious mess that is Pat's family and community is the warmest, funniest aspect of Silver Linings Playbook.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
As a movie about mental illness, Silver Linings Playbook is more lightweight than lighthearted. But thanks to Lawrence, it does one good...
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LOVED IT!!!!

By EdMay3
One of my all time favorite movies. This is the only movie I've ever watched then after it was over wanted to watch it again right after....

An amazing peformance's from the whole cast

By jlcolbert
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Rated R | For Some Sexual Content/Nudity and Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 16+ Offbeat dramedy mixes light and dark; some intense moments.
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