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The Big Sick

The Big Sick

An awkward true story.
Mar 30, 2017 2h 0m
7.4
1929 votes

Synopsis

Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings.

Title The Big Sick
Companies Amazon Studios, FilmNation Entertainment, Apatow Productions, Story Ink
Countries United States of America
Keywords new york city, chicago, illinois, coma, infidelity, immigrant, arranged marriage, comedian, based on a true story, family relationships, cultural difference, hospital, family, illness
Kumail Nanjiani

Kumail Nanjiani

Kumail Nanjiani
Zoe Kazan

Zoe Kazan

Emily Gardner
Holly Hunter

Holly Hunter

Beth Gardner
Ray Romano

Ray Romano

Terry Gardner
Anupam Kher

Anupam Kher

Azmat Nanjiani
Zenobia Shroff

Zenobia Shroff

Sharmeen Nanjiani
Adeel Akhtar

Adeel Akhtar

Naveed Nanjiani
Jeremy Shamos

Jeremy Shamos

Bob Dalavan
Ed Herbstman

Ed Herbstman

Sam Highsmith
Shenaz Treasury

Shenaz Treasury

Fatima Nanjiani
Shana Solomon

Shana Solomon

Nurse Bette
Linda Emond

Linda Emond

Dr. Cunningham
Holly Chou

Holly Chou

Dr. Whelan
Andrew Pang

Andrew Pang

Dr. Spellman
Spencer House

Spencer House

Racist Heckler
Susham Bedi

Susham Bedi

Tina (Khadija's Mother)
Rahul Bedi

Rahul Bedi

Farhan (Khadija's Father)
Matthew Cardarople

Matthew Cardarople

Fast Food Cashier
Myra Turley

Myra Turley

Waiting Room Person 1
William Stephenson

William Stephenson

Waiting Room Person 2
Marilyn Torres

Marilyn Torres

Waiting Room Person 3
Kerry Flanagan

Kerry Flanagan

Waiting Room Person 4
Jack O'Connell

Jack O'Connell

Waiting Room Person 5
Charles Gould

Charles Gould

Waiting Room Person 6
Isabel Shill

Isabel Shill

Party Goer 1
Lauren Patten

Lauren Patten

Party Goer 2
Keilly McQuail

Keilly McQuail

Party Goer 3
Zach Cherry

Zach Cherry

Party Goer 4
Jack Corrigan

Jack Corrigan

Restaurant Boy (uncredited)
Sophia Muller

Sophia Muller

Chrissy (uncredited)