Ashleigh Louise Payne
almost 2 years
Nice. Cute. Happy ending. There are worse things to say about a film.
over 4 years
Nothing stellar, but Hanks is fetching nonetheless.
almost 6 years
How can you make something SO bad?! HOW?
almost 7 years
Loved it! Came out of movie and a blue vespa was parked beside my car!!
Larry Crowne is a 2011 American romantic comedy film starring Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts. The film was directed by Hanks, who co-wrote its screenplay with Nia Vardalos. Larry Crowne was released on July 1, 2011 in the United States and Canada.
The middle-aged Navy veteran Larry Crowne (Tom Hanks) is fired from his job at a big-box store, despite his seniority and satisfactory work, because the company has decided that his lack of a college education impedes any chance of advancement.
Larry, who is divorced and lives alone, cannot find a job and he almost loses his house. A neighbor (Cedric the Entertainer) advises him to enroll in the local community college and get an education in order to get better opportunities in the future.
At the college, Larry makes friends quickly with his younger classmates, purchases a scooter, studies economics and begins to work at a diner kitchen, having been a Navy cook. Larry also falls in love with an unhappily married teacher, Mercedes (Julia...