Young Adult

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  94 min.
Release Date: December 16, 2011
DVD: March 13, 2012

Current rating: Rating: 2.89
based on 150 votes and 56 reviews
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Cast: Charlize Theron, Patton Oswalt, Patrick Wilson, Elizabeth Reaser, Jill Eikenberry, Mary Beth Hurt, Collette Wolfe


Mavis Gary (Charlize Theron) is writer of teen literature who returns to her small hometown to relive her glory days and attempt to reclaim her happily married high school sweetheart (Patrick Wilson). When returning home proves more difficult than she thought, Mavis forms an unusual bond with a former classmate (Patton Oswalt) who hasn't quite gotten over high school, either.

Director: Jason Reitman
Studio: Paramount Pictures
Producer(s): Lianne Halfon, Mason Novick, Jason Reitman, Diablo Cody, Russell Smith, Charlize Theron
Screenplay: Diablo Cody
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  • 1 star "boring!!!!! a waste of talent"
  • 5 stars "great movie. very deep characters."
  • 5 stars "good movie, unpredictable !"