Watch Larry Crowne
- 1 hr 39 min
Larry Crowne is a romantic comedy starring Julia Roberts and Tom Hanks. Tom Hanks also produced, wrote and directed the film. This movie runs for approximately ninety nine minutes. Due to language and sexual content, this movie is rated PG-13. When Larry Crowne, a middle aged man, is fired from his long-time job at a big-name store, he is told that it is a lack of education that has caused him to be unemployed. Larry decides that in order to keep from having the same problem at a future job, he is going to go back to school. Since becoming unemployed, Larry looks for ways to cut costs. While filling the gas tank of his SUV, he notices a group of college kids paying a lot less for gas when they use mopeds for transportation. His neighbor who sells used items offers him a deal on a moped, and Larry joins a group of college kids that are a part of a moped gang. Talia, a fellow student and member of the moped group, takes Larry under her wing. Being fashion conscious and into all the latest styles, Talia works on Larry's image to give him a more modern look. While going to college, he enrolls in a speech class taught by Mercedes, played by Julia Roberts. Thinking that he is dating a younger girl teacher, Mercedes becomes jealous. Larry notices that Mercedes is stranded after a fight with her husband and offers to take her home on his moped. Intoxicated, she makes a pass at Larry, and when he turns her down, she becomes angry. After Mercedes separates from and divorces her husband, her affection for Larry grows. Once he completes her class, Larry offers to cook her breakfast at his place. Mercedes turns up at Larry's new apartment and meets Talia. Here she learns that Talia and Larry are just friends. Larry and Mercedes start their romantic relationship over a breakfast of French toast.