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Young Adult

MOVIE SYNOPSIS
Young Adult


Mavis Gary, a writer of teen literature, returns to her small hometown to relive her glory days and attempt to reclaim her happily married high school sweetheart. When returning home proves more difficult than she thought, Mavis forms an unusual bond with a former classmate who hasn't quite gotten over high school either.
Related reviews:
12/15/2011
Steven Rea: Mavis Gary drives back to her hometown to steal her old high school beau from his loving wife and newborn. She may as well have a personalized license plate: HOMEWRECKER. Or, if that's too long, simply WRECK will do. » Read more
12/15/2011
Gary Thompson: Charlize Theron knows a thing or two about playing predators - she won an Oscar for her role as a serial killer in "Monster." In "Young Adult," she plays a woman who in her own way is even worse. » Read more
City Paper Grade: B-
12/15/2011
Jason Reitman and Diablo Cody paint their coming-of-middle-age portrait with a dark palette this time out. » Read more

12/15/2011
Steven Rea: Mavis Gary drives back to her hometown to steal her old high school beau from his loving wife and newborn. She may as well have a personalized license plate: HOMEWRECKER. Or, if that's too long, simply WRECK will do. » Read more
12/15/2011
Gary Thompson: Charlize Theron knows a thing or two about playing predators - she won an Oscar for her role as a serial killer in "Monster." In "Young Adult," she plays a woman who in her own way is even worse. » Read more
City Paper Grade: B-
12/15/2011
Jason Reitman and Diablo Cody paint their coming-of-middle-age portrait with a dark palette this time out. » Read more

12/15/2011
Steven Rea: Mavis Gary drives back to her hometown to steal her old high school beau from his loving wife and newborn. She may as well have a personalized license plate: HOMEWRECKER. Or, if that's too long, simply WRECK will do. » Read more
12/15/2011
Gary Thompson: Charlize Theron knows a thing or two about playing predators - she won an Oscar for her role as a serial killer in "Monster." In "Young Adult," she plays a woman who in her own way is even worse. » Read more
City Paper Grade: B-
12/15/2011
Jason Reitman and Diablo Cody paint their coming-of-middle-age portrait with a dark palette this time out. » Read more

MPAA rating:
R
for language and some sexual content
Cast:
Louisa Krause; Collette Wolfe; Patton Oswalt; J.K. Simmons; Emily Meade; Charlize Theron; Patrick Wilson; Elizabeth Reaser; Brady Smith; Asun Ortega
Directed by:
Jason Reitman
On the web:
 
Young Adult Official Site
Genre:
Drama
Running time:
01:34
Release date:
2011
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