Before being dismissed, amiable Larry Crowne (Hanks) was a model of a supermarket employee who had worked for since he left Marina. But now, with resignation in his arms, with unpaid mortgage and not knowing what to occupy their leisure time appeared unexpectedly, Larry has no choice but to listen to the advice of his good friends and neighbors Lamar (Cedric the Entertainer) and B’Ella (Taraji P. Henson) and return to school at State College, take her from the beginning.
Here, Larry enters a group scenic students – which includes the charming Talia (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) and her boyfriend Dell (Wilmer Valderrama) – students who come to courses scooters and that unites the hope of -a better future. To his surprise, Larry makes a true passion for his teacher of elocution, Mercedes Tainot (Julia Roberts), who lost his ardor for teachers, as he lost her and one for her husband the missed Dean (Bryan Cranston), but that Larry will become a permanent source of inspiration.
Larry Crowne / Larry Crowne is a film about how the current recession difficulties make him a man accustomed to reinvent itself and find an unexpected chance in life. Larry Crowne, which has every reason to believe that his life came to a standstill, will learn an important lesson: when you think you lost everything you had price might discover a new reason to live .