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It’s Kind of a Funny Story


Oct 08, 2010

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Feb 08, 2011

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Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck


Keir Gilchrist
Zach Galifianakis
Emma Roberts


2010 Focus Features

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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).

Content Details

Why Is It’s Kind of a Funny Story Rated PG-13?

It’s Kind of a Funny Story is rated PG-13 for mature thematic issues, sexual content, drug material and language.

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Violence: The theme of this movie surrounds a teen boy and other characters that have or are contemplating suicide. One teen character imagines jumping from a bridge. Another youth has scars on her wrists and cheek, and admits to cutting herself. Mild verbal altercations are depicted.

Sexual Content: A teen boy looks at a teen girl’s clothed breasts. Teen characters begin embracing and fondling on a bed, however they are interrupted before further activity takes place. A boy and girl kiss a few times. A boy is shown drawing his naked girlfriend (an art easel blocks everything except her head and shoulders). A boy jokingly asks a man if he raped a penguin. A crude drawing of male genitals is seen.

Language: Profanities are infrequent, but they do include a sexual expletive, rude finger gesture, crude terms for sex and anatomy, and a couple of scatological terms.

Drugs/Alcohol: The use of prescription anti-depressants is discussed.

Other: A boy vomits whenever he is stressed (which we see a few times).

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Canadian Movie Ratings

PG Coarse Language.
AB PG Coarse Language, Mature Subject Matter.
MB PG Mature Theme.
ON 14A Substance Abuse, Crude Content.
Not Rated

Canadian Home Video Rating: PG

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Details on home video releases of It’s Kind of a Funny Story...

It’s Kind of a Funny Story releases to home video on February 8, 2011.

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