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Young Adult full movie is released on Dec 16, 2011. Watch Young Adult online - the English Comedy movie from United States , which has achieved a worldwide gross of $22,939,027. Young Adult is directed by Jason Reitman and created by Diablo Cody with Charlize Theron and Patton Oswalt. Young Adult is available online on HBO Max and HBO Max Amazon Channel.

Thirty-seven year old Mavis Gary seems incapable of happiness. She has had one failed marriage with no romance in her immediate horizon. She ghosts writes a young adult series of books, which has just been canceled due to low sales. She is in the process of writing the last book, with which she is having a mental block. She lives vicariously through Kendall Strickland, the teenaged female heroine in her books, as like Kendall she believes her high school years were the best years of her life when she was the prom queen. When she receives news that her high school beau, Buddy Slade, and his wife, Beth Slade, have just had their first child, Mavis takes it as a sign that she and Buddy are meant to be together. As such, she devises a false pretense to travel from her Minneapolis home back her her old hometown of Mercury, Minnesota to reclaim Buddy from Beth. As Mavis slyly or not so slyly does whatever she can to hang out with Buddy, even in Beth's company if need be, she also runs into another old high school colleague named Matt Freehauf. She barely remembers Matt until she is reminded that he was the "hate crime" kid i.e. he was beaten almost to death by the school jocks who believed he was gay (which he is not), which has left him among other things needing to walk with a brace. Matt ends up being Mavis' drinking buddy and confidante, Matt, in turn, who tries to be Mavis' voice of reason to get her out of her delusional state about Buddy and get a grip on reclaiming her life as a functioning adult.

As know as:

Young Adult, Spet in drugace, Jovem Adulta, Tuổi Mới Lớn, Znovu a jinak

Release Date:

Dec 16, 2011

Release Date (Streaming):

Mar 13, 2012


United States



Stream Service:

Paramount Pictures

Production Companies:

Paramount Pictures, Denver and Delilah Productions, Indian Paintbrush

Official Site:

Official site

Gross worldwide:



Everyone gets old. Not everyone grows up.


Wendy Ide
Times (UK)
Charlize Theron is the self-absorbed central character in a script of such meticulous cruelty that it’s like watching someone pulling the legs off a spider.
by rottentomatoes, Aug 02, 2022
Candice Frederick
Reel Talk Online
With all the so-called well-intended chick flicks with squeaky clean endings, is it any wonder that we're starved to see a heroine who's not redeemed and holding hands with her frenemy by the end of a movie?
by rottentomatoes, Sep 08, 2017
David Thomson
The New Republic
There has always been something so inward about [Theron;] she can seem detached or deprived. But here it's as if the script and the direction felt bound to heed that loneliness, and let the actress go with her bravery and the depressive sag of her mouth.
by rottentomatoes, Jun 20, 2013

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