• Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Release Date: June 12th, 2015

PG-13 |1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary

An awkward high-school senior (Thomas Mann) and a gravely ill classmate (Olivia Cooke) surprise themselves by becoming inseparable friends.

Cast: Thomas Mann, Olivia Cooke, RJ Cyler, Nick Offerman, Molly Shannon, Jon Bernthal, Connie Britton, Bobb'e J. Thompson

Director: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Rhode Island Avenue

Distributors: Fox Searchlight

Keywords: Emotional , Transformation ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 90
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    This brilliantly funny, casually profound and deeply affecting coming-of-age chronicle, directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon from a screenplay by Jesse Andrews, even manages to be life-enlightening—it’s a fresh take on contemporary adolescence as a journey from ironic detachment to openhearted feeling. show more

  • 100
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    A smart-ass charmer, merciless tearjerker and sincere celebration of teenage creativity. show more

  • 70
    Tim GriersonScreen International

    Overly precious but undeniably affecting, Me And Earl And The Dying Girl travels into familiar dramatic terrain — the offbeat coming-of-age story, as well as the terminal-cancer drama — to deliver something that feels handmade and also heartfelt. show more

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