Like Crazy
Like Crazy (2011)

A love story is both a physical and emotional tale, one that can be deeply personal and heartbreaking for an audience to experience. Director Drake Doremus' film Like Crazy beautifully illustrates how your first real love is as… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: March 6, 2012
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72%
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User Score
61%



Critic Score: 72% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: It has the schmaltzy trappings of my romantic films, but Like Crazy allows its characters to express themselves beyond dialogue, crafting a true, intimate study.

Eric D. Snider
Film.com

The couple's story is related through small, true-to-life details that paint an unidealized portrait of love - the euphoria, the sadness, and everything in between.

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Connie Ogle
Miami Herald

It's not exactly Casablanca, but times have changed.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...an uneven endeavor from a promising new filmmaker...

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Tom Long
Detroit News

It's imperative for director and co-writer Drake Doremus to color the film with a great deal of blossoming-love sparkle right off the bat, and he does just that.

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

While the film is often quite moving, it's also at times frustrating; people in love, we realize, aren't always as fascinating to the rest of us as they are to each other.

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Matthew Connolly
Film Comment Magazine

I'll admit that my heart broke a little by film's end, as the camera rested on Yelchin and Jones's faraway looks and Stars' sublime "Dead Hearts" flooded the soundtrack.

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Calvin Wilson
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Doremus delivers a tightly focused film that's all the more impressive for being improvised.

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Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic

What could have come off as stilted and artificial is instead genuine and natural.

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John Hanlon
Big Hollywood

A well-made film with two strong leads that never fully appreciates the romance at its core.

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Flixster Audience Score: 61% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
Wanted to like this, but it just felt like a real nothing movie. I didn't buy the attraction between the pair, which I guess is a major problem for this… More
Jim Hunter
Immigration issues and infidelity upset the love of two twenty-somethings. In today's dating climate, things are far more fluid than in times past, and… More
Spencer S.
I just don't see how anyone really enjoys watching two inconsiderate people hate each other for decades while calling it love. Recently there has been this… More
Jason Robinson
Cute, heartfelt, emotional. Light enough for a date night, short enough to survive the onslaught of feelings.
Matthew Samuel Mirliani
It drags at times, but ultimately the film avoids romance-movie clichés with its excellent acting and interesting plot. The pacing is mostly done well, and I… More
Melvin White
Anna:  I just have to say one thing and it's really important that you just listen to me. I just... It doesn't feel like this, this thing is gonna go… More

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