“Crazy, Stupid, Love.” is a romantic comedy-drama film released in 2011, directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa. The film features an ensemble cast, including Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Julianne Moore, and Emma Stone.
The story follows a middle-aged man named Cal, played by Carell, who is shocked when his wife, played by Moore, asks for a divorce. Cal is taken under the wing of a charming and confident young man named Jacob, played by Gosling, who teaches him how to be successful with women.
As Cal navigates the dating world, he also tries to win back his wife, while their children experience their own romantic challenges. The film explores themes of love, family, and self-discovery, and features a blend of humor and emotional depth.
“Crazy, Stupid, Love.” received positive reviews for its engaging characters, smart script, and strong performances. The film also features memorable scenes, including a well-known scene where Gosling’s character takes off his shirt to reveal his chiseled physique, which became a pop culture phenomenon.
The film was a commercial success, grossing over $142 million worldwide, and is considered one of the best romantic comedies of the decade.
Duration: 118 min.