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The Big Sick: The Best Romantic Comedy of the Decade!

The Big Sick may be the latest entry in the Judd Apatow lifts gifted comics to the next level sweepstakes, but it is very much not a Judd Apatow film.

Written by Kumail Nanjiani and his wife, Emily Gordon, The Big Sick is the mostly true story of how the couple met, fell in love, broke up and would probably never have seen each other again if she hadn’t gotten so sick she needed to be placed in a medical coma.

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Love Is Hard Trailer: The Big Sick!

The Big Sick – Emily (Zoe Kazan) and Kumail (Kumail Najiani) – Photo courtesy of Amazon Studios.

Based on events from his life, The Big Sick stars Kumail Nanjiani as Kumail, a nice Muslim guy and stand-up comic who meets Grad student Emily (Zoe Kazan) after a gig.

Their connection proves to more than a one-night stand – the real thing, in fact – but the problem is that he his family have certain expectations for him.

When Emily falls ill, Kumail is forced to deal with her parents (Ray Romano, Holly Hunter) – whom he’s never met before.

The Big Sick will be in theaters on July 14th.

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