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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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Dr. Maria
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Dr. Simmons
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Storyline

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

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

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Drama | Romance

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

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6 June 2014 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$48,002,523, 8 June 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$124,872,350

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$307,239,013
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Trivia

John Green endorsed Mae Whitman as his initial casting choice for the role of Hazel Lancaster. See more »

Goofs

Arriving on the departure airport, the departures timetable is briefly shown. The flight numbers and destinations, including gate numbers, are all from flights which depart from Luxembourg Airport in Luxembourg. Most flight numbers and destinations are from Luxair, except for Amsterdam and Zurich. However, the 9723 Munich flight hasn't been flown via Saarbrucken since a couple of years, which means the shot is already a couple of years old. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Hazel Grace Lancaster: I believe we have a choice in this world about how to tell sad stories. On the one hand, you can sugarcoat it the way they do in movies and romance novels, where beautiful people learn beautiful lessons, where nothing is too messed up that can't be fixed with an apology and a Peter Gabriel song. I like that version as much as the next girl, believe me. It's just not the truth. This is the truth. Sorry.
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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 »

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Oblivion
Written by Søren Løkke Juul
Performed by Indians
Produced by Søren Løkke Juul
Courtesy of 4AD Ltd.
By arrangement with Beggars Group Media Limited
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I've Saved my Ten for This Film
4 June 2014 | by See all my reviews

Before I continue with this review, please note that I have not read the book, but am going to in the very near future :) Please note that Im also a (straight) guy... not that it matters :P

Wow what can I say about this movie. From the moment the title sequence starts, I was hooked straight away. Scene to scene this movie just manages to suck me into this beautiful world of Hazel Grace Lancaster and Augustus Waters. The chemistry between Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elsort is astounding and the performances were astonishing. Honestly, this is the best movie I have seen all year, even better than Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Godzilla which was a massive surprise. I just thought this was going to be another teenie love story and boy was I wrong. I loved this movie and recommend it to everyone across all ages. I'm rambling on and praising the movie now so I should probably get on with the review.

The direction and cinematography was fantastic. Not a single shot felt odd or out of place. Every shot matched the scene and felt real. The editing was also great as shot after shot matched with the characters faces and where they were (typical good movie editing stuff).

The acting perhaps was one of the best aspects of this movie. Seriously it makes the two characters feel real and alive, and at times I forgot this was fiction and not based on a true story. Their performances were so heartfelt and definitely Oscar worthy in my opinion. But knowing the academy this is just another teenie love story that will not be acknowledged at all. Hopefully I'm wrong, but thats the way it normally is.

This is the first movie this year that I have given a 10. I don't give out 10's easily, but there was seriously nothing wrong with this film. The pacing was perfect, the acting was phenomenal, the direction, editing and cinematography was exceptional and overall, this movie is one of the best romantic comedies that have ever touched the face of the earth. I encourage EVERYONE to go see this movie no matter what age you are and bring a packet of tissues as well. You'll need it.

10/10


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