I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry

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"They're as straight as can be, but don't tell anyone."
  • PG-13
  • 2007
  • 1 hr 50 min
  • 5.9  (153,321)
  • 37

I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry is a comedy from 2007 that stars Adam Sandler and Kevin James as two friends who pretend to be a gay couple in order to receive domestic partner benefits from the New York City Fire Department. The movie tackles issues of homophobia, prejudice, and the importance of friendship. The plot follows Chuck Levine (Adam Sandler) and Larry Valentine (Kevin James), two firefighters who work together in the same station. Larry is a widower with two children, and when he is denied his pension after his wife's death due to a technicality, Chuck comes up with the idea of pretending to be in a same-sex relationship with him to receive the pension benefits. The two friends go to great lengths to convince everyone they are a couple, even participating in a same-sex ballroom dance contest. Along the way, they face obstacles and disapproval from their colleagues and the community.

Jessica Biel also stars in the movie as the lawyer who helps Chuck and Larry with their legal paperwork. She becomes romantically involved with Chuck, leading to a love triangle that adds a complicated but entertaining dynamic to the story.

One of the main themes of the movie is the issue of homophobia and the discrimination that the LGBTQ+ community faces. Chuck and Larry experience discrimination and prejudice in various forms throughout the movie, but they ultimately learn to accept themselves and each other for who they are.

The movie also touches on the importance of friendship and the lengths one will go to help a friend in need. Chuck and Larry's bond is tested throughout the movie as they deal with their individual insecurities and fears. Through it all, they come out with a stronger friendship and a newfound appreciation for each other.

The film is directed by Dennis Dugan, who has worked with Adam Sandler on several successful comedies including Happy Gilmore and Big Daddy. The movie features a good mix of humor and heart, with moments of laughter and emotional depth.

Overall, I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry is a lighthearted comedy that addresses serious issues in a way that is both entertaining and thought-provoking. The strong performances from Adam Sandler, Kevin James, and Jessica Biel make for a fun and enjoyable movie-going experience.

I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry is a 2007 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 50 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.9 and a MetaScore of 37.

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