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Juno (2007)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 25 December 2007 (USA)
Faced with an unplanned pregnancy, an offbeat young woman makes an unusual decision regarding her unborn child.

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Storyline

A tale told over four seasons, starting in autumn when Juno, a 16-year-old high-school junior in Minnesota, discovers she's pregnant after one event in a chair with her best friend, Bleeker. In the waiting room of an abortion clinic, the quirky and whip-sharp Juno decides to give birth and to place the child with an adoptive couple. She finds one in the PennySaver personals, contacts them, tells her dad and step-mother, and carries on with school. The chosen parents, upscale yuppies (one of whom is cool and laid back, the other meticulous and uptight), meet Juno, sign papers, and the year unfolds. Will Juno's plan work, can she improvise, and what about Bleeker? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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A comedy about growing up... and the bumps along the way.

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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material, sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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25 December 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Junebug  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$7,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$413,869 (USA) (7 December 2007)

Gross:

$143,492,840 (USA) (13 June 2008)
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Trivia

Ellen Page came up with Juno's hairstyle of the ponytail with long bangs on the sides of her face and did her own hair every day. See more »

Goofs

The small quartz decorator clock in the kitchen of Juno's house, visible over Mac's right shoulder in several scenes, has a large, red sweep-second hand that reveals that the clock is obviously not running, presumably to preserve continuity and avoid having to reset the hands for every retake. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Juno MacGuff: It started with a chair.
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Connections

Referenced in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.123 (2009) See more »

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Written by Bob Gibson, Bo Diddley (as Ellas McDaniel), and Prentice Herman Polk Jr.
Performed by Buddy Holly
Courtesy of Geffen Records
Under license from Universal Music Enteprises
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Juno has to be taken lightly and if done,its just awesome!
22 May 2011 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Anybody who gets to see the promos or the DVD covers would have enough clue about what the movie is about.Well I can tell you this,its not only the story which was brilliant - Its the wonderfully written screenplay,great acting by the casts,captivating photography with great locations and of course Ellen Page's incredible acting which has made a mark. There is generally a specific group of audience who could appreciate a certain movie,but when it gets to Juno...anybody above the "PG13" audience will definitely love it.The movie is about emotions,friends,innocence,parenthood,commitment and of course the fun in living it up! I enjoyed watching the movie over a Sunday afternoon at home,I just fell in love with it :)


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