Silver Linings Playbook Poster

Release Date: November 16th, 2012

DVD Release Date: April 30th, 2013

R|2 hr 2 min

Plot Summary
After losing his job and wife, and spending time in a mental institution, Pat Solatano (Bradley Cooper) winds up living with his parents (Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver). He wants to rebuild his life and reunite with his wife, but his parents would be happy if he just shared their obsession with the Philadelphia Eagles. Things get complicated when Pat meets Tiffany (Jennifer Lawrence), who offers to help him reconnect with his wife, if he will do something very important for her in exchange.

Cast: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver, Chris Tucker, Anupam Kher, Julia Stiles, John Ortiz

Director: David Russell

Genres: Comedy drama, Romance

Production Co: Weinstein Company

Distributors: Weinstein Co., Weinstein Co.

Keywords: Underdog, Witty, Inspiring, Father, Mother, Quest, Wife, Love, 2010s

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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 charming. show more

  • Everything comes together brilliantly in Silver Linings Playbook - for the film's crazed but uncrazy lovers; for the filmmaker, David O. Russell, and best of all for lucky us. show more

  • It is, without doubt, a transcendent endeavor, from its exhilaratingly smart screenplay - director David O. Russell's adaptation of the novel by former South Jersey teacher Matthew Quick - to the unexpected and moving turns of its two leads. show more

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Awards

Nominated Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Nominated Best Picture
Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2012)
Nominated Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
Nominated Leading Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2012)
Nominated Film Editing
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2012)
Nominated Directing
Winner Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2012)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2012)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Winner Actress in a Leading Role
Nominated Leading Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2012)
Winner Adapted Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2012)
Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role