Young Adult Rated R

Young Adult R PT94M


Academy Award winner Charlize Theron plays Mavis Gary, a writer of teen literature who returns to her small hometown to relive her glory days and attempt to reclaim her happily married high school sweetheart (Patrick Wilson). When returning home proves more difficult than she thought, Mavis forms an unusual bond with a former classmate (Patton Oswalt) who hasn't quite gotten over high school, either.

Running Time
1 hr 34 min
Release Date
December 9, 2011

Movie Buzz

  • @autism_tips

    Watched the amazing movie of a young adult with #autism "The Odd Way Home". 87 minutes worth watching. Excellent movie.

  • @QDaphne

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  • @imj0die

    Gonna watch one of those 80's movie that will make me reevaluate my young adult life and make me feel like a can conquer the world

  • @shieldisbest

    @petedavidson you should do this with every young adult movie you watch.

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    RT @Squid7000: @64726324 are you a character out of a young adult novel or perhaps indie movie

  • @MyersFTW

    @MissMovies Watching Young Adult and I gotta say Patrick Wilson's wife in the movie looks a lot like you. Have you seen the movie?

  • @press4

    [Movie Revs. Update] Netflix Misfires with Young Adult Sci-fi Adventure of “Between”