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Release Date: December 5th, 2007

DVD Release Date: April 15th, 2008

PG-13|1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary
When precocious teen Juno MacGuff (Ellen Page) becomes pregnant, she chooses a failed rock star and his wife (Jennifer Garner) to adopt her unborn child. Complications occur when Mark, the prospective father, begins viewing Juno as more than just the mother of his future child, putting both his marriage and the adoption in jeopardy.

Cast: Ellen Page, Michael Cera, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman, Allison Janney, J.K. Simmons, Olivia Thirlby, Rainn Wilson

Director: Jason Reitman

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Mr. Mudd, Mandate Pictures, Fox Searchlight

Distributors: Fox, Fox

Keywords: Witty, Playful, Hospital, Sacrifice, Transformation, 2000s, Creative, School, Friend, Touching

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  • Cody's dialogue has a definite rhythm and Reitman directs his actors to deliver the words in the rapid-fire precision of a '30s screwball comedy. Indeed all scenes develop a rhythm and inner logic that bring the movie to often startling revelations and insights. show more

  • Like its heroine, the film's glib - and sometimes sidesplittingly funny - patter at first diverts viewers from its poignant insights. Happily, as Juno grows in experience and maturity, so does the film. show more

  • It's a comedy of crisp, mordant wit and quietly radiating warmth, as well as a coming-of-age story with a lovely twist -- you can't always spot the best candidates for maturity. show more

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Nominated Leading Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)
Winner Original Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2007)
Nominated Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Nominated Directing
Nominated Actress in a Leading Role
Winner Marc'Aurelio Award for Best movie
Festival internazionale del film di Roma (2007)
Winner Writing (Original Screenplay)
Nominated Best Picture