Punch-Drunk Love (2002)

Punch-Drunk Love (2002) is a Comedy, Drama, Romance film directed by Paul Thomas Anderson – Barry Egan hates himself and hates his life. The only male among eight siblings, Barry is treated poorly by his overbearing sisters without them probably even realizing it. Despite owning his own business, he has gotten nowhere in life largely because of his insecurities. He leads a solitary life, which allows him to hide his violent outbursts that occur when he’s frustrated. His solitude however allows him to think, he stumbling upon a scheme to travel the world on a pittance, travel which he has never done. Concurrently, he meets two people who pull him in two different directions. The first is Lena Leonard, a friend of his sister Elizabeth. Barry is slow to realize that Lena is attracted to him, he making her make all the first moves. Lena is eventually able to get Barry out of his shell, she who sticks around despite his obvious problems. His burgeoning relationship and thus new life with Lena is threatened by the second, “Georgia”, who he contacted in an effort to alleviate his . IMDB



Directed By – Paul Thomas Anderson

Genre – Comedy, Drama, Romance

Cast – Adam Sandler , Luis Guzman , Emily Watson , Philip Seymour Hoffman , Don McManus , Julius Steuer , Jason Andrews , David Schrempf , Rico Bueno , Karen Kilgariff , Ernesto Quintero , Salvador Curiel , Seann Conway , Hazel Mailloux , Jorge Barahona , Julie Hermelin

In Theaters – 1 November 2002

Duration – 95 Minutes

MPAA Rating : R

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Story Writers: Paul Thomas Anderson

Country: USA

Language: English

Production Company : New Line Cinema , Revolution Studios , Ghoulardi Film Company