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What grade would you give this film?
A 43%  43%  [ 3 ]
B 29%  29%  [ 2 ]
C 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
D 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
F 29%  29%  [ 2 ]
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Adam is a 2009 comedy-drama film written and directed by Max Mayer, starring Hugh Dancy and Rose Byrne. The film follows the relationship between a young man named Adam (Dancy) with Asperger syndrome and the woman of his dreams, Beth (Byrne). Mayer was inspired to write the film's script when he heard a radio interview with a man who had Asperger's.

Filming took place in New York in December 2005. The film premiered at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival, where it won the Alfred P. Sloan Prize, and was released in United States on July 29, 2009. The release date in Canada and the UK was August 7th, August 20th in Australia, and everywhere else after Labor Day.

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Almost a perfect NYC fairy tale. Dancy did some incredible work in this film, completely overshadowing Bryne. I wouldn't be surprised if Dancy received a Golden Globe nomination.

There are a few pacing issues and the subplot with Beth's parents is distracting. But otherwise, really sweet and charming.

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hmm, interesting.
I thought it looked to have potential but would most likely turn out annoying.
I would say I'll look into it, but I'm moving to a smaller town before I have the chance and I'm not sure they'll ever get it.

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Darcy is incredible in this. Even though I feel Beth's parental crisis subplot justified the ending, i just think they could have done it better or come at it from a different angle because the film was called Adam, not Beth.

Charming movie, but ultimately very depressing.


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I haven't seen it.

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I saw it today and absolutely loved it. Darcy was incredibly and Byrne was great as well. It was by far the most romantic movie I've seen all year and I hope it stays around for a bit so I can see it again. At the moment it's my second favorite movie of the year behind ADVENTURELAND.

10/10 (A+)

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ADAM - 9/10 (A-)

This was WONDERFUL! A sweet, sensitive film with a very good performance by Rose Byrne and an award-worthy turn by Hugh Dancy. He gives one of my favorite male performances of the year. It's an overlooked gem and it's a shame it's getting no awards attention. The song "When You Find Me" is deserving of a Best Song nomination. It is eligible, but it will be overshadowed by the more obvious nominees. I had to buy the soundtrack right away after watching the film, not just for this song, but for all of them.

This is one of my favorites of the year.

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Hugh Dancy is in fact quite remarkable.

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Adam is an absolutely beautiful romance film that takes many risks and achieves them all beautifully. Hugh Dancy hits Adam's personality wonderfully by adding alot of richness to the character but also being able to communicate the disease in such a way that the audience can react and relate easily to him. Rose Byrne does a great job also as love interest Beth and even though her character goes through many rough turns especially with her family and completely trying to deal the way Adam lives and thinks, Byrne never breaks character. The film has plenty of emotional depth to it and although it doesn't end with the simple route, it does end on a hopeful and pleasing note. One of the best films of the romance genre. ****


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Really glad everyone is enjoying this and I hope everyone will nominate Hugh Dancy for Best Actor for the WOKJ Awards, as well as nominate the song "When You Find Me" for Best Original Song.

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based on the trailer, i award "Adam" an lol/10

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Finished watching this rental from netflix. I found it to be an interesting movie with some touches of comedy and loud drama. I enjoyed the acting from the principals. I enjoyed how the movie ended on a surprising note with Beth's decision at the end. The part I enjoyed most was when she was helping him learn certain things in order to handle his big interview. Overall, it reminded me of 500 DOS to some degree but not near as good or engaging.

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