Release Date
14 Jul 2017
MPAA Rating
R
Runtime
120 min
Genres
Comedy, Drama, Romance

The Big Sick

Kumail (Kumail Nanjiani), in the middle of becoming a budding stand-up comedian, meets Emily (Zoe Kazan). Meanwhile, a sudden illness sets in forcing Emily to be put into a medically-induced coma. Kumail must navigate being a comedian, dealing with tragic illness, and placating his family's desire to let them fix him up with a spouse, while contemplating and figuring out who he really is and what he truly believes.

Director

Michael Showalter

Writers

Emily V. Gordon, Kumail Nanjiani

Cast

Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano

Learn More

Dr. Seller's Lecture Rating