The Edge of Seventeen

The Edge of Seventeen

Blu-ray Disc - 2017
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Everyone knows that growing up is hard, and life is no easier for high school junior Nadine (Hailee Steinfeld), who is already at peak awkwardness when her all-star older brother Darian (Blake Jenner) starts dating her best friend Krista (Haley Lu Richardson). All at once, Nadine feels more alone than ever, until the unexpected friendship of a thoughtful boy (Hayden Szeto) gives her a glimmer of hope that things just might not be so terrible after all. Written by STX Entertainment
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment , [2017]
Edition: Blu-ray only edition
Copyright Date: ©2016
Branch Call Number: Blu-ray Edge 2016
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
digital,optical,surround,7.1 DTS-HD MA
video file,Blu-ray,1080p high definition
Alternative Title: Edge of 17

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llane
Sep 16, 2017

Witty and interesting !!!! Moments were they get carried away !!!!!!!!

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Bvreeman
Sep 13, 2017

My wife and I really enjoyed this movie. The underlying message is good for every person to hear. We all get caught up in our own lives at times, and we don't stop to think how other people might be experiencing life. We all experience good things and bad, and sometimes our good means another person is experiencing bad. Also, it's really easy to feel like the grass is greener on the other side of the fence. Both great messages and made heartfelt in this movie.

Ashlee_M Aug 29, 2017

Hilariously heartfelt.

Really a millennial' s movie. boomers give it a miss

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jimg2000
Aug 24, 2017

Yikes! a self conscious rebellious teenager faced a social situation over the course of two weeks that left her wallowing in self-pity and anger, feeling abandoned by her single mom and only brother, even her crusty father figure teacher and only friend. Hilarious script and excellent acting all around, especially Hailee Steinfeld who also starred as the spunky Mattie Ross in True Grit 2010. She is a real artist, 19 when the film was released.

7.4/10 IMDb
95% Rotten Tomatoes
77% Metacritic

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No_Stalkers4Me
Aug 14, 2017

Mediocre.

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tj_is_cool
Aug 14, 2017

Don't find the movie funny but the ending was good.

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nw_writer
Jun 19, 2017

One of the best high school movies in recent memory - a modern-day John Hughes-type film that holds up well when compared to '80s classics like Sixteen Candles and Fast Times at Ridgemont High. Though billed as a "comedy", it's got a lot of heart and truth to it, with well-rounded, real-feeling characters that go far beyond the usual cliches you see in teen comedies. Young people will appreciate this movie because they're living it, but adults will recognize a lot in here, too - because really, not much has changed.

Franln May 17, 2017

Hailee Steinfeld is awesome as a lovable, sarcastic, bratty teenager. I love the banter between her & Woody Harrelson's character.

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SaturdayLibrarian
May 15, 2017

Fresh and funny!

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RobertELPL Mar 13, 2017

RobertELPL thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

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Aug 24, 2017

Many quotes at IMDb including this on teens and their personal assistants:

My entire generation is a bunch of mouth breathers. They literally have a seizure if you take their phone away for a second, they can't communicate without emojis, and they actually think that the world wants to know that they are "eating a taco, exclamation point, smiley face, smiley face", like we give a fxck.

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