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The Big Sick

Struggling stand-up comic Kumail is a hit with heckler Emily, but their affair ends just before a mystery illness has her in a coma. Abruptly absorbed with her care and sparring parents, Kumail struggles with his own Muslim family and their expectations.

A true-life comedy.

1 hour, 55 minutes

Last on

Fri 28 Feb 2020 23:10

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:12

    Michael Andrews

    The Big Sick

  • 00:22

    Michael Andrews

    One Man Show

  • 00:35

    Michael Andrews

    Can't Lose My Family

  • 00:40

    Michael Andrews

    Looking For Emily

  • 00:44

    Michael Andrews

    Voicemail For Emily

  • 00:49

    Michael Andrews

    Kumail, Terry, and Beth

  • 01:11

    Michael Andrews

    Biopsy Results

  • 01:31

    Michael Andrews

    Emily Wakes

  • 01:40

    Michael Andrews

    New Beginnings

  • 01:43

    Michael Andrews

    New Lease On Life

  • 01:51

    Michael Andrews

    Madan Biryani

  • 01:53

    The Bird and the Bee

    My Love


Role Contributor
Director Michael Showalter
Kumail Kumail Nanjiani
Emily Zoe Kazan
Beth Holly Hunter
Terry Ray Romano
Azmat Anupam Kher
Sharmeen Zenobia Shroff
Naveed Adeel Akhtar
CJ Bo Burnham
Mary Aidy Bryant
Chris Kurt Braunohler
Khadija Vella Lovell
Writer Kumail Nanjiani
Writer Emily V Gordon