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Summary Andrew Largeman (Braff) shuffled through life in a lithium-induced coma until his mother's death inspired a vacation from the pills to see what might happen. When he travels from L.A. back to his hometown, he meets Sam (Portman), a girl who is everything he isn't. Her warmth and fearlessness give him the courage to open his heart to the ...

Directed By: Zach Braff

Written By: Zach Braff

Garden State

Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 37 Critic Reviews
67
User Score Universal Acclaim Based on 233 User Ratings
8.5
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Summary Andrew Largeman (Braff) shuffled through life in a lithium-induced coma until his mother's death inspired a vacation from the pills to see what might happen. When he travels from L.A. back to his hometown, he meets Sam (Portman), a girl who is everything he isn't. Her warmth and fearlessness give him the courage to open his heart to the ...

Directed By: Zach Braff

Written By: Zach Braff

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Generally Favorable Based on 37 Critic Reviews
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Generally Favorable Based on 37 Critic Reviews
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81% Positive
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19% Mixed
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0% Negative
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Universal Acclaim Based on 233 User Ratings
8.5
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6% Mixed
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Universal Acclaim Based on 233 User Ratings
8.5
88% Positive
204 Ratings
6% Mixed
15 Ratings
6% Negative
14 Ratings

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Production Company Camelot Pictures, Jersey Films, Double Feature Films, Large's Ark Productions, Gilbert Films
Release Date Jul 28, 2004
Duration 1 h 42 m
Rating R
Golden Schmoes Awards
• 1 Win & 9 Nominations
Teen Choice Awards
8 Nominations
Online Film Critics Society Awards
• 1 Win & 4 Nominations