Synopsis: Adam is a 27 year old writer of radio programs and is diagnosed with a rare form of spinal cancer. With the help of his best friend, his mother, and a young therapist at the cancer center, Adam learns what and who the most important things in his life are.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director(s): Jonathan Levine
Production: Summit Entertainment
  Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 12 wins & 25 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
100 min


So, are you staying over tonight?

I'm not sure.

There are a couple of gallery openings

I want to go to.

I'm, like, so nervous about my show.

I mean, I still have two more paintings

that I have to do.

Everything I've been coming up with

is completely derivative

of everything at the Henry.

- Where's my stuff?

- It's in your drawer.

I have a drawer?

Yeah, I just figured I'd, you know,

put some of your things in.

There wasn't anything in the drawer before.

There was a couple of things

but I moved them into a different one

'cause it made more sense that way.

Honey. We're getting so




- Good luck with the paintings.

I still have a lot of tooth

paste in my mouth right now.

- Have a great day.

- Okay.

- Bye.

- Bye.

- Hey.

- Yo!

Sorry I'm late.

- What's that smell? What is that?

- What?

(SNIFFS) Did you sit in jam or something?

- What are you talking about? (SNIFFING)

- You smell all fruity. (SNIFFING) Oh!

Yeah. I ran out of shampoo.

I had to use Rachael's.

- That's great.


You smell like

you fucked the cast of The View.

Are we gonna go?

- Why? You don't want to be late?

- Well, I'm two minutes late already.

- You're already two minutes late.

- I know.

But if you really care about that, you should

probably learn to drive. That's what I think.

I deserved that.

You know what's really gonna make us late?


- When I stop for cappuccinos.

- No, no, no, they have coffee there.

- Delicious cappuccinos.

- Dude, seriously.

- Your back still hurts?

- Yeah. I'm going back to the doctor today.

- That's not right, man.

- I know.

Have you been fucking in weird positions?

(SCOFFS) Of course,

that's where you would go with this.

Sometimes when I f*ck in weird positions...

I tried froggy style for a while once with

a girl I was dating. Fucked up my back.

I don't even want to ask what that is.

It's kind of a doggy style, but like,

you're kind of way higher up...

Actually, Rachael and...

We haven't...

We haven't done it in

like three weeks, dude.

You haven't had sex in three weeks?

Well, she had a yeast infection, and then

she had her period right afterwards.

- Which has got to be done by now.

- You can't f*ck with a yeast infection?

You can f*ck with a yeast infection

or period.

- No. No, it hurts.

- It does?

- Well, that's what she says.

- I think that's bullshit.

No, but I've heard that before

from other girls.

Has she been sucking on your dick?

Been giving you blow jobs?

No, she doesn't like to.

She doesn't?

No fucking shit she doesn't like to.

Who likes putting dicks in their mouth?

You do it 'cause...

That's why they're called blow jobs.

- Don't get hysterical.

- It's a job.

I'm not hysterical. I think it is...

You... She stays at your house all the time.

She leaves her fucking shit everywhere.

You clean it up, you're a nice person.

The least she could do is fellate you.

You put up with a lot of shit

when you're dating a hot girl.

Truthfully, that's why, if you recall,

in high school,

I didn't date any hot girls, ever.

- That's why?

- Yes, that's why.

Well, we're not in high school anymore.

The relationship that I have with Rachael

is about more than sex.

- What is it about, Adam?

- It's about each other.

You know, we care about each other,

we talk to each other. It's great.

Wouldn't it be nice if you could do that,

and then bang the hell out of each other

- afterwards?

- Ideally, yes.

But it's not a perfect world, okay?

Can you hurry up, please?

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Will Reiser

Will Reiser (born 1980) is an American screenwriter and producer. He is best known for writing the 2011 film 50/50, which was based on his own experience with cancer. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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