Crazy, Stupid Love is a 2011 American romantic comedydrama film directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa from a screenplay written by Dan Fogelman, starring Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Julianne Moore, Emma Stone, Marisa Tomei, and Kevin Bacon. It was released in the United States and Canada by Warner Bros. Pictures on July 29, 2011.
Cal Weaver Steve Carell is a middleaged man who learns that his wife Emily Julianne Moore cheated on him with a coworker, David Lindhagen Kevin Bacon, and that she wants a divorce. After moving into his own apartment, Cal goes to a bar night after night, talking loudly about his divorce, until he attracts the attention of a young man named Jacob Palmer Ryan Gosling, a womanizer who beds women each night, although a young woman named Hannah Emma Stone recently had rejected his advances. Jacob takes pity on Cal, and offers to teach him how to pick up women. Using Jacobs teachings, Cal seduces Kate Marisa Tomei at the bar. After this encounter, Cal manages to successfully seduce other women in the bar. He sees Emily again at their son Robbies Jonah Bobo parentteacher conference. The interaction goes well until they discover that Robbies teacher is Kate, who reveals to Emily that she and Cal slept together. Cal then confesses to sleeping with many women. Emily leaves in disgust and begins actively dating David. Meanwhile, Hannah, a recent law school graduate, is expecting her boyfriend, Richard Josh Groban to propose marriage while they celebrate her passing the bar exam, but he does not, instead, offering her a position at his law firm. Offended and hurt, Hannah returns to the bar where she originally rejected Jacobs advances and kisses Jacob passionately. The two return to Jacobs home to have sex, but end up talking to each other all night and making a connection. Jacob starts a relationship with Hannah, and he becomes distant from Cal.At the same time, Robbie makes numerous grand gestures to try to win the heart of his 17yearold babysitter, Jessica Riley Analeigh Tipton, who actually has a crush on Cal. On the advice of her classmate Madison Julianna Guill, she takes naked photos of herself to send to Cal and tucks them away in an envelope inside her dresser drawer. Later, when Emily calls Cal under the guise of needing help with the houses pilot light, Cal decides