Silver Linings Playbook

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Silver Linings Playbook is a 2012 American romantic comedy drama film written and directed by David O. Russell, adapted from the novel The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick. The film stars Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence, with Robert De... read more
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Silver Linings Playbook is a 2012 American romantic comedy drama film written and directed by David O. Russell, adapted from the novel The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick. The film stars Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence, with Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver, Chris Tucker, Anupam Kher, and Julia Stiles in supporting roles. Cooper plays Patrick "Pat" Solitano, Jr., a man with bipolar disorder who is released from a psychiatric hospital and moves back in with his parents, played by Robert De Niro and Jacki Weaver. Determined to win back his estranged wife, Pat meets recently widowed Tiffany Maxwell, portrayed by Jennifer Lawrence, who offers to help him get his wife back if he enters a dance competition with her. The two become closer as they train and Pat, his father, and Tiffany examine their relationships with each other as they cope with their problems. Silver Linings Playbook premiered at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival on September 8, 2012, and was released in the United States on November 16, 2012. The film opened to major critical success and earned numerous accolades. It received eight Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay. It became the first film since 1981's Reds to be Oscar-nominated for the four acting categories and the first since 2004's Million Dollar Baby to be nominated for the Big Five Oscars, with Lawrence winning the Academy Award for Best Actress. It also achieved four Golden Globe Award nominations, with Lawrence winning Best Actress; three BAFTA nominations, with Russell winning for Best Adapted Screenplay; four Screen Actors Guild nominations; and five Independent Spirit Award nominations, winning in four categories, including Best Film. The film was a blockbuster at the box office, grossing over $236 million worldwide, more than eleven times its budget.

Original Release

11/16/2012

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Cast

Directors

David O. Russell

Writers

Matthew Quick, David O. Russell

Cast

Bradley Cooper Pat
Jennifer Lawrence Tiffany
Robert De Niro Pat Sr.
Jacki Weaver Dolores
Chris Tucker Danny
Anupam Kher Dr. Cliff Patel
John Ortiz Ronnie
Shea Whigham Jake
Julia Stiles Veronica
Dash Mihok Officer Keogh
Bonnie Aarons Ricky D'Angelo's Mother
Brea Bee Nikki
Paul Herman Randy
Matthew Russell Ricky D'Angelo
Cheryl Williams Tiffany's Mother
Patrick McDade Tiffany's Father (as Patrick Mcdade)
Phillip Chorba Jordie
Mary Regency Boies Regina (as Regency Boies)
Anthony Lawton Dr. Timbers
Patsy Meck Nancy (High School Principal)

Producers

Bradley Cooper Executive Producer
George Parra Executive Producer
Bob Weinstein Executive Producer
Harvey Weinstein Executive Producer
Michelle Raimo Executive Producer
Renee Witt Executive Producer
Bruce Cohen Producer
Donna Gigliotti Producer
Jonathan Gordon Producer
Mark Kamine Producer
Michelle Raimo Producer
Renee Witt Producer

Editors

Jay Cassidy, Crispin Struthers

2013 Golden Globe Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Nominated
2013 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Nominated
2013 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Won
2013 Golden Globe Best Screenplay - Motion Picture Nominated
2013 Oscar Best Motion Picture of the Year Nominated
2013 Oscar Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
2013 Oscar Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role Won
2013 Oscar Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
2013 Oscar Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
2013 Oscar Best Achievement in Directing Nominated
2013 Oscar Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay Nominated
2013 Oscar Best Achievement in Film Editing Nominated
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