Punch-Drunk Love (2002)

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Directed By Paul Thomas Anderson Paul Thomas Anderson Starring Adam Sandler Adam Sandler  •  Emily Watson Emily Watson  •  Philip Seymour Hoffman Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Luis Guzman Luis Guzman  •  Mary Lynn Rajskub Mary Lynn Rajskub Genres Absurd Comedy  •  Comedy Drama  •  Romance  •  Romantic Comedy Studios &
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The Criterion Collection  •  A.V. Club's The New Cult Canon  •  They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?  •  Revolution Studios  •  New Line Cinema  •  Time Out: London's 100 Best Romantic Movies
Release Info 2002-11-01T00:00:00Z November 1, 2002
Color  •  95 minutes R Rated R
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alphahawk said on 6/11/2018

"Punch Drunk easily, it wasn't great but it was compelling and I just did not find that true for..." more ►

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hambone88

hambone88 on 3/22/2017 Reply  · 

You can tell PTA was still figuring out his style in punch drunk love. This was a good film, but not great like the master, or there will be blood.

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phonyfilmfan

phonyfilmfan on Jun 1 Reply  · 

Couldn't disagree more. I think this is the film where PTA more or less, found his style. His 90's work feels very removed from the more deliberate, slower paced style he does now. This is the first film of his that seems to really embody that. It also starts a trend of him exploring lonely, damaged protagonists looking for love in their life. I don't see anyone can say this is still Paul figuring himself out.

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