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The Fault in Our Stars (2014)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance | 6 June 2014 (USA)
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Two teenage cancer patients begin a life-affirming journey to visit a reclusive author in Amsterdam.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dr. Maria
Randy Kovitz ...
Dr. Simmons
Toni Saladna ...
Flight Attendant
Gus' Dad
Gus' Mom
Monica's Mom


Hazel and Augustus are two teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them on a journey. Their relationship is all the more miraculous, given that Hazel's other constant companion is an oxygen tank, Gus jokes about his prosthetic leg, and they meet and fall in love at a cancer support group. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


They don't have forever, they have each other. See more »


Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, some sexuality and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

6 June 2014 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

TFiOS  »

Box Office


$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$48,002,523 (USA) (6 June 2014)


$124,868,837 (USA) (3 October 2014)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Both Peter Van Houten and actor Willem Dafoe who plays him, are Americans with Dutch names. See more »


(at around 89 mins) Hazel and Gus are on an airplane. The first shot is looking out of their window where the clouds are moving by from left to right, meaning that the front of the airplane is to the left of the shot because the clouds would be moving from the front of the airplane (left) toward the rear of the airplane (right). The camera then pans left to find Hazel and Gus sitting facing to the right towards the rear of the airplane. So they are flying backwards. See more »


Hazel Grace Lancaster: Really? That's disgusting!
Augustus Waters: What?
Hazel Grace Lancaster: What? Do you think that is cool? Or something? You just ruined the whole thing.
Augustus Waters: The whole thing?
Hazel Grace Lancaster: Yes, this whole thing.
Hazel Grace Lancaster: Even thou you have freaking cancer, you are willing to give money to corporation for a chance to acquire even more cancer? Let me just assure you that not being able to breathe? SUCKS. Totally disappointing. Totally.
Augustus Waters: They don't kill you unless you light them. And I've never lit one. It's a metaphor, see: You put the killing thing right between ...
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Crazy Credits

The 20th Century Fox opening is in dark and once it finishes its course, it heads to the sky of twinkling stars. See more »


Referenced in Unfriended (2014) See more »


Long Way Down
Written and Performed by Tom Odell
Courtesy of ITNO Records/RCA Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
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Bring Kleenex. Lots of Kleenex.
31 May 2014 | by See all my reviews

Wow. Being an avid book reader, I'm always skeptical about watching the words of my favorite books transformed and materialized on the big screen... but TFIOS stayed true to the book. The movie was absolutely lovely from beginning to end. The young actors were great. The comedy hit on all the right notes, the romance made your heart smile and the tragedy pulled at your heart strings. It really was a wonderful adaptation, and I believe it stayed as true to the book as possible without many changes where there were any. The minute it was over, I wanted to watch it again. Upon leaving the theater, I looked around and there was not one dry eye. Not even the men. If you are a big fan of the book, like myself... and are skeptical about whether this stays true. Don't be. Kudos the John Green on his first film adaptation. It was an absolute success. I'd give it a 10 out of 10 if I could... but I don't believe in "perfect."

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