Ben Meyers’ rating: 3.8|5.0 Starsììì

Larry Crowne has a simple storyline about breaking barriers and moving on when life dishes unexpected turns. This is a Tom Hanks directed film and turns into a nicely entertaining film that is quite good. The casting of Tom Hanks with Julia Roberts is surprisingly charismatic. The romance is not overdone nor is it predictable. Watch for Cedric the Entertainer and George Takei in the film.


Larry Crowne (Tom Hanks), a middle-aged, divorced, ex-Navy man, desperately needs to start a new life. On a friend’s recommendation, he goes back to college.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Tom Hanks for directing effort. Thank you to Executive Producers Jeb Brody, David Coatsworth, Fabrice Gianfermi, Philippe Rousselet, and Steve Shareshian for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Samantha (Sarah Mahoney), Alvarez (Roxana Ortega), Trainee Wong (Randall Park), Dorothy Genkos (Brady Rubin), Team Leader #1 (Alex Quijano), Team Leader #2 (Tina Huang), Team Leader #3 (E-Kan Soong), and Team Leader #4 (Tarina Pouncy).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. It’s a realistic, good, ‘moving on’ story that teams Tom Hanks with Julia Roberts.

Ben Meyers 

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