Academy Award® winner Charlize Theron stars as Mavis Gary, a 37-year-old former prom queen, and current writer of young adult novels, who returns home to relive her glory days and win back her now-married high school sweetheart. When she finds her homecoming more challenging than expected, Mavis forms an unusual bond with a former classmate and both must face the harsh realities of growing up in this brilliant and bittersweet story critics are hailing as a “one-of-a kind comedy”* and “quirky, funny, heartfelt.”** *Lisa Schwarzbaum, Entertainment Weekly** Manny, DeLa Rose, NBC TV

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Ratings and Reviews

2.9 out of 5

1.3K Ratings

1.3K Ratings

81% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 7/10
  • Fresh 154
  • Rotten 36

Critics Consensus: Despite its somewhat dour approach, Young Adult is a funny and ultimately powerful no-holds-barred examination of prolonged adolescence, thanks largely to a convincing performance by Charlize Theron.

17+ COMMON SENSE

Scathingly funny "mean girl" story has lots of drinking.

Information

Studio
Paramount
Genre
Comedy
Released
Copyright
© 2011 Paramount Pictures. All rights reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional
Bulgarian (Subtitles), Cantonese (Subtitles), Czech (Subtitles), Danish (Subtitles), Dutch (Subtitles), Finnish (Subtitles), French (Subtitles), Korean (Subtitles), Norwegian (Subtitles), Polish (Subtitles), Portuguese (Brazil) (Subtitles), Portuguese (Portugal) (Subtitles), Russian (Subtitles), Slovak (Subtitles), Spanish (Subtitles), Swedish (Subtitles), Thai (Subtitles), Traditional Chinese (Subtitles)

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CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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