Young Adult Synopsis
A writer (Charlize Theron) returns to her hometown to recapture her glory days and an old flame.
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Movie Reviews

finally a comedy worth going to the movies for

By barbiesparkles
this won't be for everyone- the humor is dark and cynical, with lots of irony. it's in the realm of larry david and louis ck. but if you want to watch another bland comedy stay home and watch tv. and...

Loved it

By slowkrawler01
I truly feel that there's a little bit of Mavis in everyone out there. Except for a few of the plot twists, I found the movie completely believable. Mavis is a mess, but a somewhat lovable one. I...

Charlize Tries But "Cynical Adult Does Not

By gabbycorner
I love Charlize Theron and she does not disappoint in her acting in this film. It's the script that fails here. Mavis Gray the character that Ms. Theron portrays is a very unhappy woman and an...

Young Adult

By cbcolman
Charleze Theron is such a beautiful lady and such a great actress. I was disappointed in her choice of this role. There was a great message in the script but it was difficult to watch her character...

Not Worth It

By Jboblett86
I am not generally overly critical of movies as long as they entertain me. This movie did not entertain me. I walked out of there wandering what the point of the movie was. I would not watch this...

depressing, pointless, bad script

By lindafab
Diablo should have quit while she was ahead. This movie has no redeeming value, no message, and it just leaves you feeling depressed and like you just wasted your time. Writing was terrible. I...

Beautiful batty baby

By judybert
Great performance by Charlize Theron whose always beautiful to look on. Her character writes YA novels based loosely on her life and sentences she overhears. Her fantasy of reuniting with her now...

Young Adult was interesting, rather dark and funny.

By kristineimoore
Charlize Theron was terrific, as was the rest of the cast. Saw this movie with middle aged husband and two twentysomething sons. We all four enjoyed it....

Coming of teen years!

By chaparracheeks
It is just as hilarious as Juno but better for those early thirty year old who have refused to grow up. It is a must go! loved it laughed all through out the movie....

Old or young adult should run from this waste of time

By leepat
This movie should have been titled "Let's all look at how pretty Charlize Theron is on the big screen". This movie started bad and ended bad. You can look deeper into it and see the struggle...

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Rated R | For Language and some sexual content
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Scathingly funny "mean girl" story has lots of drinking.
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