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Parent reviews for Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Common Sense says

Deeply moving, irreverent film about friends, cancer, life.
Based on our expert review

Parents say

age 15+
Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 14+
Based on 16 reviews
Parent of a 5, 12, and 16 year old Written byChris T. January 1, 2018

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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Positive Messages
Positive role models
Sexy stuff
Language
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
Adult Written byKate P. September 9, 2016

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.

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Sexy stuff
Language
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
Parent of a 17 year old Written byCharlierehbeingarrit May 15, 2016

Me and Earl and the dying girl

It was so sad I almost cried at the end of it was so sad .but I loved it

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Adult Written byAidan S. March 30, 2016

Fantastic film based off the fantastic book has some edgy stuff

Parent Written byDan G. June 17, 2015

Enjoyable for adults, but quite a bit of objectionable material for children

The movie is entertaining and enjoyable for adults. The most mature of teens should be resistant to the multiple bad behavioral examples in the movie. These include a significant amount of the most crude language that no one should be saying or exposed to, including adults. There are some quick images of pornography while a character is masturbating, certainly not for children to see. The movie is certainly "irreverent" as Common Sense Media suggests, as there is profanity. Illegal drug use is also shown.

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Violence & scariness
Sexy stuff
Language
Consumerism
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking