Release Date: 30 September 2011
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People can’t change their circumstances, only how they deal with them. So when Adam (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) learns he has cancer, he tries to find a way to cope with the news of his 50/50 chance of survival.
Content Details: Beyond the Movie Ratings...
This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Some scenes may frighten children.
- Brief portrayal of sexual simulated activity (no nudity, but some detail shown).
- Implied sexual activity
- Frequent crude sexual references and infrequent use of vulgar language.
- References to crude bodily functions in a context of serious illness.
- Embracing and kissing.
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive, often in a sexual context.
- Frequent use of scatological slang and mild cursing.
Drugs and Alcohol:
- Marijuana use (in a medicinal context).
- Substance abuse.
- Tobacco use.
Two men, who have been given a terminal diagnosis, decide to use their remaining time to do the things on their Bucket List—a set of goals they hope to achieve before they kick the bucket. In Shadowlands, a confirmed bachelor finds his heart turned up side down when a woman he thought was just a friend develops cancer. Another man who has been given this devastating news decides to document his story in My Life.
Home Video Notes
50/50 releases to home video on January 24, 2012.