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It's Kind of a Funny Story


Adapted from Ned Vizzini's 2006 novel, It's Kind of a Funny Story tells the story of burnt-out teenager Craig (Keir Gilchrist), who checks himself into a mental health clinic citing exhaustion, and finds himself placed in the adult ward due to the fact that the youth ward has been shut down. Taken under the wing of fellow patient Bobby (Zach Galifianakis), the stressed-out 16-year-old attempts to endure his mandatory five days' stay without completely losing his mind. His predicament is made somewhat...more Critics


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Emphasis on "kind of."

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63 out of 100 Metascore®

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OK for kids 14+

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Weird but still good. by zakens1998997
I liked this movie a lot. It was kinda weird but nice and sometimes even funny and sweet. Most fascinating charcter of course, was Noel (starring Emma...


Best film ever! by zellgoliath
I suffered from years of depression, I had very similar experiences to what Craig had...very moving and 100% enjoyable. I love this film, critics have no...