Larry Crowne (2011)

After losing his job, a middle-aged man reinvents himself by going back to college.

Until he was downsized, affable, amiable Larry Crowne (Tom Hanks) was a superstar team leader at the big-box company where he's worked since his time in the Navy. Underwater on his mortgage and unclear on what to do with his suddenly free days, Larry heads to his local college to start over. There he becomes part of a colorful community of outcasts, also-rans and the overlooked all trying to find a better future for themselves...often moving around town in a herd of scooters. In his public-speaking class, Larry develops an unexpected crush on his teacher Mercedes Tainot (Julia Roberts), who has lost as much passion for teaching as she has for her husband. -- (C) Universal Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes: Rotten 36% / Audience 41%

Rated PG-13,  1 hr 39 mins

GENRES
Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION
Tom Hanks
CAST
Tom Hanks  •  Julia Roberts  •  Bryan Cranston  •  Cedric the Entertainer

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Julia Roberts Mercedes Tainot
Bryan Cranston Dean Tainot
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Pam Grier Frances
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George Takei Dr. Matsutani
Nia Vardalos Map Genie
Sarah Mahoney Samantha
Roxana Ortega Alvarez
Rami Malek
Wilmer Valderrama