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50/50 (12-Sep-2011)

Director: Jonathan Levine

Writer: Will Reiser

Music by: Michael Giacchino

Producers: Evan Goldberg; Seth Rogen; Ben Karlin

Keywords: Comedy

Dramatic comedy follows a young journalist's attempts to beat a cancer diagnosis.

Adam Lerner, a 27-year old man working as a journalist for a public radio station, is diagnosed with a malignant tumor in his spine caused by cancer and ordered to undergo chemotherapy. Discovering on the Internet that his chances for survival are fifty-fifty, Lerner must contend with an overbearing mother, relationship troubles, and a growing connection to a friendly young therapist as he works to muscle through and stave off a trying health ailment.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Andrew Airlie
18-Sep-1961   Capt. Ballard on Breaker High
Matt Frewer
4-Jan-1958   Max Headroom
Joseph Gordon-Levitt
17-Feb-1981   Third Rock From the Sun
Philip Baker Hall
10-Sep-1931   Magnolia
Bryce Dallas Howard
2-Mar-1981   The Village
Anjelica Huston
8-Jul-1951   The Grifters
Anna Kendrick
9-Aug-1985   Up in the Air
Seth Rogen
15-Apr-1982   Knocked Up


Joseph Gordon-Levitt   ...   Adam
Seth Rogen   ...   Kyle
Anna Kendrick   ...   Katherine
Bryce Dallas Howard   ...   Rachael
Philip Baker Hall   ...   Alan
Serge Houde   ...   Richard
Andrew Airlie   ...   Dr. Ross
Matt Frewer   ...   Mitch
Peter Kelamis   ...   Phil
Jessica Parker Kennedy   ...   Jackie
Anjelica Huston   ...   Diane
Donna Yamamoto   ...   Dr. Walderson
Sugar Lyn Beard   ...   Susan
Yee Jee Tso   ...   Dr. Lee
Sarah Smyth   ...   Jenny
Daniel Bacon   ...   Dr. Phillips
P. Lynn Johnson   ...   Bernie
Laura Bertram   ...   Claire
Matty Finochio   ...   Ted
Luisa D'Oliveira   ...   Agabelle Loogenburgen
Veena Sood   ...   Nurse Stewart
Jason Vaisvila   ...   Cute Guy with Dreads
Brent Sheppard   ...   Minister
Marie Avgeropoulos   ...   Allison
Adrian McMorran   ...   Bartender
Stephanie Belding   ...   Friendly Nurse
Andrea Brooks   ...   Attractive Woman #2
Ryan W. Smith   ...   Joe
Karen van Blankenstein   ...   Nurse Scott
William "Bigsleeps" Stewart   ...   George
Bonnie Bollivar   ...   Elderly Female Chemo Patient
Beatrice Ilg   ...   Pretty Girl
Chilton Crane   ...   Mother on the Bus
Amitai Marmorstein   ...   Young Person on the Bus
Lauren A. Miller   ...   Bodie
Will Reiser   ...   Greg
Richard C. Burton   ...   Thom the Patient
Neil Corbett   ...   Hospital Tech
Karolina Sabat   ...   Art Gallery Patron
Christopher De Schuster   ...   Art Gallery Patron
Susan McLellan   ...   Bar Girl
Marlow the Wonderdog   ...   Himself
Denver   ...   Skeletor
William   ...   Skeletor


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