The Five-Year Engagement

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"A comedy about the journey between popping the question and tying the knot."
  • R
  • 2012
  • 6.2  (96,748)
  • 62

A young couple named Tom Solomon and Violet Barnes have been dating for a year, and Tom is ready to make the next big step and propose to Violet. Tom planned a very romantic way to ask Violet the big question, but the plan doesn't work out and he ends up proposing in a way he didn't want to. Tom and Violet start planning their wedding, but things get canceled once Violet's sister gets pregnant with Tom's best friend. Tom and Violet start planning their wedding again but, things get delayed because Violet gets accepted to the college of her dreams. Tom agrees to move with Violet, and cancels their wedding plans again. Tom and Violet are settling into their new home, but Tom is having trouble finding a job. Violet however loves her new job at the college, and even gets some help from her professor and she gets to attend two more years at the college. So now their plans for a wedding get delayed again because of Violet's job. Years have passed and Violet and Tom still aren't married. Tom feels like he's a loser and everything he does ends up not working. Finally, Violet is ready to plan their long awaited wedding, but she also confesses to Tom that she kissed another man, which upsets Tom. Tom tries to fight the guy Violet kissed, but the man runs away. Tom is angry and mad that Violet would do something like this to him. Tom runs into a lady he worked with and she offers him sex, but he can't go through with it, because he still loves Violet. Tom wakes up and notices that his toe is frostbitten and he goes to the hospital. Once at the hospital Violet and Tom, decide that it's not time to get married. Tom and Violet go their separate ways and start dating other people. But they're not happy without one another and they meet at Violet's grandparent funeral and realize they're meant for one another, and they finally get married.

The Five-Year Engagement
Chris Pratt On His Character
Chris Pratt On His Character

Behind the Scenes - 1 min 15 sec

Emily Blunt On The Realism Of The Film
Emily Blunt On The Realism Of The Film

Behind the Scenes - 54 sec

Violet And Tom Negotiate Wedding Details With Their Family
Violet And Tom Negotiate Wedding Details With Their Family

Clip - 34 sec

Winton Tries To Explain His Dog's Name To The Group
Winton Tries To Explain His Dog's Name To The Group

Clip - 47 sec

Tom And The Guys Do Some Wedding Planning
Tom And The Guys Do Some Wedding Planning

Clip - 38 sec

Rhys Ifans On What Attracted Him To The Project
Rhys Ifans On What Attracted Him To The Project

Behind the Scenes - 33 sec

Description
A young couple named Tom Solomon and Violet Barnes have been dating for a year, and Tom is ready to make the next big step and propose to Violet. Tom planned a very romantic way to ask Violet the big question, but the plan doesn't work out and he ends up proposing in a way he didn't want to. Tom and Violet start planning their wedding, but things get canceled once Violet's sister gets pregnant with Tom's best friend. Tom and Violet start planning their wedding again but, things get delayed because Violet gets accepted to the college of her dreams. Tom agrees to move with Violet, and cancels their wedding plans again.

Tom and Violet are settling into their new home, but Tom is having trouble finding a job. Violet however loves her new job at the college, and even gets some help from her professor and she gets to attend two more years at the college. So now their plans for a wedding get delayed again because of Violet's job.

Years have passed and Violet and Tom still aren't married. Tom feels like he's a loser and everything he does ends up not working. Finally, Violet is ready to plan their long awaited wedding, but she also confesses to Tom that she kissed another man, which upsets Tom.

Tom tries to fight the guy Violet kissed, but the man runs away. Tom is angry and mad that Violet would do something like this to him. Tom runs into a lady he worked with and she offers him sex, but he can't go through with it, because he still loves Violet. Tom wakes up and notices that his toe is frostbitten and he goes to the hospital.

Once at the hospital Violet and Tom, decide that it's not time to get married. Tom and Violet go their separate ways and start dating other people. But they're not happy without one another and they meet at Violet's grandparent funeral and realize they're meant for one another, and they finally get married.

The Five-Year Engagement is a 2012 comedy. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.2 and a MetaScore of 62.

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  • Release Date
    2012
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.2  (96,748)
  • Metascore
    62