Run Fat Boy Run

2007, Romance, 1h 40m

156 Reviews 100,000+ Ratings

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Run, Fat Boy, Run features sporadic laughs, but is ultimately too formulaic and predictable. Read critic reviews

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Five years earlier, nervous bridegroom Dennis (Simon Pegg) leaves his pregnant girlfriend, Libby (Thandie Newton), at the altar. Now he realizes he made a big mistake and wants to win her back. Unfortunately, Libby is involved with a handsome, attentive and fit financier (Hank Azaria), who plans to run in a charity marathon. Out-of-shape Dennis enters the race -- hoping to impress Libby -- even though he only has three weeks to prepare.

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  • Jan 16, 2016
    nice story of the strength of the human spirit. Pegg is one of those losers that doesn't commit to anything and fails at life. Then enters the dreaded new boyfriend who is everything he isn't and he must prove himself to everybody that he is much more. Sometimes a little conventional in the silly humour but there is a great story here and the film works well.
    Brendan N Super Reviewer
  • May 10, 2015
    Not the kind of film with a great plot but it's charming and actually funny. I loved the "tree frog" scene.
    Maymay A Super Reviewer
  • Oct 23, 2011
    The characters are likeable and well-developed and the plot manages to move through comedy and drama with wonderful finesse.
    Matt P Super Reviewer
  • Oct 01, 2011
    All I can say is Its predictable and not Pegg's best film but its honestly quite funny
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