The Big Sick

The Big Sick
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The Big Sick Synopsis

Based on the real-life courtship between Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, THE BIG SICK tells the story of Pakistan-born aspiring comedian Kumail, who connects with grad student Emily after one of his standup sets. However, what they thought would be just a one-night stand blossoms into the real thing, which complicates the life that is expected of Kumail by his traditional Muslim parents.

Rated R for language including some sexual references

Fan Reviews

by jessetaylor

A truly funny and immensely heartwarming _While You Were Sleeping_-esque romantic comedy. It's actually not fair to compare this to any other film because the story here is wholly real and not fabricated for the screen. This is Kumail Nanjiani's real life story abo... Read More

The Big Sick Casts

Anupam Kher

Azmat, Azmat Nanjiani

Ray Romano

Terry Gardner, Terry

Kumail Nanjiani

Kumail Nanjiani, Kumail

Holly Hunter

Beth Gardner, Beth

Zoe Kazan

Emily Gardner, Emily

Zenobia Shroff

Sharmeen Nanjiani

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