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Lars and the Real Girl

Gus (Paul Schneider) and his wife Karin (Emily Mortimer) are thrilled to hear Gus's brother Lars (Ryan Gosling) has finally found a girlfriend. But their enthusiasm fades when they discover the new woman in his life is actually a life-sized, plastic dummy. Concerned about his mental health, the couple decides to follow the advice of Lars' psychologist (Patricia Clarkson) and play along with his delusion. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: B+
Violence: B+
Sexual Content: B-
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: A-
Run Time: 106
Theater Release: 08 Nov 2007
Video Release: 14 Apr 2008
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Kindhearted Elwood P. Dowd (James Stewart) nearly drives his family mad with his insistent belief that his best friend is an invisible, 6-foot-3-inch rabbit named Harvey. Based on a true story, A Beautiful Mind portrays another man suffering from mental health issues.

Home Video Extra Features

Lars and the Real Girl releases to Blu-ray on April 5, 2011

DVD Release Date: 15 April 2008

If you order Lars and the Real Girl on DVD, you’ll also receive two featurettes (Just Like All The Other Actors and The Real Story of Lars and the Real Girl). And that’s not all! You’ll also get a deleted scene (Bathtub).

Rod Gustafson
Rod Gustafson


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