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It’s Kind of a Funny Story

A teenager (Keir Gilchrist) suffering from depression is placed in an adult psychiatric ward where he gets dubious advice from fellow patients (Zach Galifianakis and Emma Roberts). Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: B
Sexual Content: C
Language: C-
Drugs/Alcohol: A-
Run Time: 101
Theater Release: 08 Oct 2010
Video Release: 08 Feb 2011
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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It’s Kind of a Funny Story is rated PG-13: for mature thematic issues, sexual content, drug material and language.

Director: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck
Cast: Keir Gilchrist, Zach Galifianakis, Emma Roberts
Studio: 2010 Focus Features

Detailed Review

Craig (Keir Gilchrist) is depressed. Even though he has two loving parents who have arranged for counseling and prescription remedies in the past, the teen experiences tremendous pressure to please… 
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Why Is It’s Kind of a Funny Story Rated PG-13?

Violence: The theme of this movie surrounds a teen boy and other characters that have… 
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