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Silver Linings Playbook Reviews

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June 18, 2018
Thanks to some truly terrific acting and amusing subplots with Pat's parents, the story works.
May 21, 2018
Playing outspoken, emotionally damaged young widow Tiffany, Lawrence is a firecracker, a powder keg, a force of nature.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 9, 2018
Russell's smart, snappy script is delivered by a top-notch cast, including two thoroughly likeable and well-matched leads.
January 8, 2018
Once Silver Linings Playbook gets close to Lawrence, it doesn't have to crowd her again...She holds up her head, breathes hard and glows.
May 10, 2016
Silver Linings Playbook gives us four performers to relish.
April 17, 2016
It's a challenging picture, but it runs the gamut of emotions so well that it's nearly impossible to dislike.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 16, 2014
"Silver Linings Playbook" makes comic hay from bipolar illness, early death, sexual adventurism, self-improvement binges, football fanaticism, degenerate gambling and father-son estrangement, as one would expect from latter-day Russell movies.
November 5, 2013
But Silver Linings Playbook never induces a roll of the eyes, even if it never really surprises.
August 1, 2013
In an age when the concept of comedies about possible kinships between characters is dominated by sugary devices and contrivance, here at last is a movie about real situations, real people and the natural experiences that evolve from them.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
June 30, 2013
A unique dramedy that stands heads and shoulders above most romantic films.
Full Review | Original Score: 5.0/5
June 23, 2013
A wild mess, but what a mess it is.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
June 18, 2013
It finds the gentle balance between traditional romantic comedy and artistic exploration of the laws of attraction.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
May 22, 2013
A romantic comedy for people who don't like what Hollywood has been calling 'romantic comedies' these days.
Read More | Original Score: 8/10
May 13, 2013
One of the most pleasurably offbeat experiences since the Philadelphia Eagles last enjoyed a winning season.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
April 23, 2013
A deft treatment of its delicate subject material and some remarkable performances that give the film both touching, raw, authentic emotion and a certain kinetic humor.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
March 31, 2013
Jennifer Lawrence is the only aspect of the film that truly lives up to the trumped-up awards buzz and hype, but being a perfectly enjoyable light comedy with heaps of heart is no small feat in itself.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
March 6, 2013
"Silver Linings Playbook" could not be a more awkward love story. But I loved every second of it!
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
February 26, 2013
Silver Linings Playbook looks like your run-of-the-mill wacky family comedy, but it's an important film and a great one that deserves to sweep the awards it's nominated for.
Full Review | Original Score: 10/10
February 23, 2013
Silver Linings Playbook is defined by the positive decisions that are made in the face of imperfection, desperation, and the desolate wasteland of your world in pieces.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
February 19, 2013
Director David O. Russell forms a unique and incredible romance dramedy...
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