The Book of Love Movie

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Who's Involved:

Paul Reiser, Jason Sudeikis, Maisie Williams, Mary Steenburgen, Orlando Jones, Ross Dinerstein, Bill Purple, Jessica Biel, Robbie Pickering, Chuck Pacheco, Michelle Purple, Richard Robichaux, Mike Landry, Carlos Velazquez

Release Date:

Friday, January 13, 2017 Limited

thematic content, language and drug material
Runtime: 1 hr, 44 m
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

After tragedy strikes Henry (Jason Sudeikis) and Penny (Jessica Biel), he befriends a tenacious young girl (Maisie Williams) and discovers she is constructing a raft to sail across the Atlantic to find her lost father. Together, along with some unlikely friends, they set forth to construct the vessel and subsequently rebuild their lives.

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Who stars in The Book of Love: Cast List

Total Recall, Powder Blue  

Beverly Hills Cop: Axel Foley, Life After Beth  


Book Club 2 – The Next Chapter, A Walk in the Woods  

Enemies Closer, Cirque Du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant  

Heatstroke, The Forest of Hands and Teeth  

Horrible Bosses, Kodachrome  

Who's making The Book of Love: Crew List

A look at the The Book of Love behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's writer Robbie Pickering last wrote The Mallusionist and Mustache Riders.


Bill Purple


Jessica Biel
Mike Landry
Chuck Pacheco
Michelle Purple
Carlos Velazquez

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Production: What we know about The Book of Love?

Key Facts

  1. Justin Timberlake will compose and serve as music supervisor for the film's soundtrack.

Filming Timeline

  1. 2016 - November: The film was set to Completed  status.
  2. 2012 - May: The film was set to Pre-Production  status.

    Lensing expected to start in the fall.

The Book of Love Release Date: When was the film released?

The Book of Love was a Limited release in 2017 on Friday, January 13, 2017. There were 16 other movies released on the same date, including Monster Trucks, Live by Night and Patriots Day.

As a Limited release, The Book of Love will only be shown in select movie theaters across major markets. Please check Fandango and Atom Tickets to see if the film is playing in your area.

The Book of Love DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: When was the film released?

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The Book of Love was released on DVD & Blu-ray on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 .

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