At fortysomething, straight-laced Cal Weaver (Steve Carell) is living the dream: good job, nice house, great kids and marriage to his high school sweetheart. But when Cal learns that his wife Emily (Julianne Moore) has cheated on him and wants a divorce, his “perfect” life quickly unravels. Worse, Cal hasn’t dated in decades, and finds today’s single world daunting. Now spending his free evenings sulking alone at a local bar, the hapless Cal is taken on as wingman and protégé by handsome thirtysomething player Jacob Palmer (Ryan Gosling) What follows is a hilarious look at love, from first crushes to long term marriage. Co-starring Emma Stone, Marisa Tomei and Kevin Bacon.