Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Deeply moving, irreverent film about friends, cancer, life.

PG-13 2015 104 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 18 reviews

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age 14+

Teaches teens lessons about friendship and cancer.

Me and Earl and the Dying girl is about a teen girl who gets cancer and the main characters mum asks him to spend time with her and they develop a heart-warming relationship. Iffy stuff includes masturbation references and Earl, the main characters best friend says "titties" frequently. Other cursing includes s**t and one use of f**k. There is one instance of violence where the main characters is punched once. Lots of drug references to weed and the main protagonists get mysteriously high at one point. Underage drinking is also present. Overall, It is a bittersweet drama/comedy but I wouldn't recommend it to anyone under 14 years.

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Great messages
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Too much sex
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age 17+

Flat out rude

In this movie there are many references and the actual act of masturbation and there are actual clips of porn. Language includes f*ck, and many others ,I would not recommend this to people under 17.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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