Run and Jump

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6.21 h 45 min201413+
Emotions explode when a fish-out-of-water researcher (SNL's Will Forte) moves into an Irish family's home in this entertaining romantic comedy.
Directors
Steph Green
Starring
Will ForteMaxine PeakeEdward MacLiam
Genres
ComedyDrama
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English
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Producers
Tamara AnghieDavid CollinsMartina NilandAstrid KahmkePhilipp Kreuzer
Studio
Sundance Selects
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4.2 out of 5 stars

36 global ratings

  1. 60% of reviews have 5 stars
  2. 14% of reviews have 4 stars
  3. 13% of reviews have 3 stars
  4. 8% of reviews have 2 stars
  5. 5% of reviews have 1 stars
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LReviewed in the United States on December 2, 2014
5.0 out of 5 stars
Highly inteligent film with a positive message...
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This is not an easy film...certainly not your typical care-free Hollywood romantic comedy where the viewer expects a happy ending as the final conclusion. There is a lot that is happening in this film. It is an Irish-German co-production with mostly Irish actors and one American. Now, how weird is that? The movie is about a young family in the provincial town somewhere in Ireland. The husband suffers a stroke and is released from hospital under special surveillance/study made by a young American doctor whose specialty is neuro-surgery. The young wife has difficult time adjusting to a new life with a husband who seems like a child now, a very young daughter who seeks love and attention, a teenage son who has problems of his own, less than understanding in-laws, and a handsome yet very distant and shy stranger living with them whose responsibility is to teach the handicapped husband speak and live again...

I don't know what the title means or what it stands for. To me this film is about making the right choices while facing the difficulties of life. The story is very realistic and bittersweet. The ending is deep. The emotions portrayed by the actors highly believable. This is a first class European melodramatic-comedy.
3 people found this helpful
I. MacCollarReviewed in the United States on October 14, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
You'll want to watch it again
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I was blown away by Will Forte's (of SNL fame) acting ability in an emotional drama. I watched it a couple of years ago and had to watch it again just recently. I most definitely recommend it.
Carla S BlackReviewed in the United States on April 27, 2019
2.0 out of 5 stars
Elderly Father bought this even with parental controls engaged
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Another purchase and order that shouldn't have been able to happen. Again my elderly father ordered this without consent also with all my parental controls in place. I am right now looking for a third order I have to cancel before the free trial is up. This is getting ridiculous.
MackenzieReviewed in the United States on May 21, 2020
5.0 out of 5 stars
Touching
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This is a really sweet, beautiful story about love and how obligation ties into it.
WallyReviewed in the United States on March 1, 2016
5.0 out of 5 stars
This is a keeper
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Loved this movie. Watched it a second time. Marvelous acting by all.
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Ien B.Reviewed in the United States on February 4, 2015
3.0 out of 5 stars
Three Stars
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its really okay for some hours entertainment
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Aspen and TimReviewed in the United States on June 2, 2014
5.0 out of 5 stars
Great sensitve drama!!
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Contrary to the write up on this movie, it is not a comedy! It was a well done ,sensitive drama about navigating relationship changes as a result of medical issues with a brain injury. Acting was great, and the script was well written.
5 people found this helpful
Amazon CustomerReviewed in the United States on February 4, 2014
4.0 out of 5 stars
well acted family dynamics
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sweetly told story of a family in the midst of crisis the family is confused and they are messily trying to find their way back to thier core with a few detours along the way. the interactions between family members is unforgettably vunerable and true.
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