JunoDirector: Joe Drake, Jason Reitman, Ellen Page, Michael Cera
When a teenage girl is faced with an unexpected pregnancy, she enlists the aid of her best friend in finding the unborn child a suitable home in this coming-of-age comedy drama from Thank You for Smoking director Jason Reitman. Juno (Ellen Page) may seem wise beyond her years, but after sleeping with classmate Bleeker (Michael Cera), the pregnant teen quickly realizes how little she really knows about life. Thankfully, Juno has been blessed with parents (J.K. Simmons and Allison Janney) who trust their daughter's judgment, and a best friend named Leah (Olivia Thirlby), who's always willing to help out in a pinch. With a little help from Leah, Juno soon comes into contact with Mark (Jason Bateman) and Vanessa (Jennifer Garner) -- an affluent suburban couple who have been unable to conceive a child of their own. Mark and Vanessa seem like they would make great parents, and are eager to adopt Juno's unborn child. Now, as adolescent Juno is faced with a series of very adult decisions, she will draw on the support of her family and friends in order to discover who she truly is, and discover that one bad choice can have a lifetime of consequences.
- Release Date:
- Original Release:
- Fox Searchlight
- Region Code:
- [Wide Screen]
- [DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound, Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Cast & Crew
|Ellen Page||Juno MacGuff|
|Michael Cera||Paulie Bleeker|
|Jason Bateman||Mark Loring|
|Jennifer Garner||Vanessa Loring|
|Allison Janney||Bren MacGuff|
|J.K. Simmons||Mac MacGuff|
|Eileen Pedde||Gerta Rauss|
|Daniel Clark||Rendazo, Steve|
|Darla Vandenbossche||Bleeker's Mom|
|Emily Perkins||Punk Receptionist|
|Kaaren de Zilva||Ultrasound Technician|
|Steven Christopher Parker||Guy Lab Partner|
|Candice Accola||Girl Lab Partner|
|Sierra Pitkin||Liberty Bell|
|Cut Chemist||Chemist Teacher|
|Eve Harlow||Tough Girl|
|Emily Tennant||Pretty-to-Goth Girl|
|Ashley Whillans||Katrina De Voort|
|Jeff Witzke||Track Announcer,dad smile photo|
|Peggy Logan||Sex Ed Teacher|
|Cameron Bright||RPG Nerd|
|Joy Galmut||Delivery Room Doctor|
|Wendy Russell||Vanessa's Friend 1|
|Robyn Ross||Vanessa's Friend 2|
|Brandon Barton||Dancing Elk Track Team|
|Josephine Reitman||kids smile photo|
|Oliver Gorin||kids smile photo|
|Ethan Steelberg||kids smile photo|
|Matthew Sanders||ultrasound baby|
|Joe Drake||Director,Executive Producer|
|Peter Afterman||Musical Direction/Supervision|
|Jason Blumenfeld||Asst. Director|
|Michael Diner||Art Director|
|Daniel Dubiecki||Executive Producer|
|Dana E. Glauberman||Editor|
|Nathan Kahane||Executive Producer|
|James Kusan||Sound/Sound Designer|
|John Malkovich||Executive Producer|
|Matt Messina||Score Composer|
|Monique Prudhomme||Costumes/Costume Designer|
|Steven A. Saklad||Production Designer|
|Catherine Schroer||Art Director|
|Brad Van Arragon||Co-producer|
|Margaret Yen||Musical Direction/Supervision|
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the first time i saw this movie i loved it! the story line is very realistic and could happen to anyone. also, some parts are funny while others are very sad. i would recommend for anyone to see this movie.
A very charming cast with a little too hunky dorry teen pregnancy situation. In reality its far more complicated but In Juno it is adorable and punchy (by punchy i mean the one liners Diablo Cody sprinkles throughout the movie)
This movie made me think. It allows the viewers to enter the world of a scared teenage girl who finds herself pregnant without even being in a relationship. There is a strong push for pro-life and that hard decision that had to be made for such a young person. In this world that is rare to see someone honoring God-given life. The struggle is real, the temptations they show are real, the pain, shame and confusion is real. The unreality comes with the wonderful relationship that is formed with the couple after she's given birth. Sadly, it does not always work like that.
I loved this movie. I went to see it expecting it to be good but walked away amazed. The dialogue was witty and smart and showed another side of the teenage world. Although it might be a little unrealistic with the whole adoption process, it still won my heart over. You'll enjoy this movie from the get go.
Get past the few opening minutes with admittedly terrible dialogue and you'll find a humorous and heartfelt story that makes you appreciate what you have in life. One of the best films of the year. Highly reccommended for anyone.
I LOVED this little movie. Ellen Page was adorable and witty as Juno. I loved her best friend, by her side through everything. I think so many teenage films portray a harsh, combative relationship between teen girls and their parents, but this one showed a supportive bond between them. The movie both warmed my heart and broke it. Beautiful.
First off, yes, the movie is very well written. Its witty, clever, and often hilarious. The acting is fine. Their approach to the subject matter is pretty unrealistic. Whatever. This movie was no revelation, it wasn't shockingly good. Best picture? Not a chance. Not a bad movie, though. I'd watch it again if it was on HBO or something.
I love this movie. It really stayed with me, because it was all I could think about after I saw it in the theatres. It's the best movie of the year, and deserved to win best picture. The acting was phenomenal by the whole cast, and a special congrats to Ellen Page, Olivia Thirlby, and Michael Cera. As such young actors, they really made this movie funny and outstanding. I think that Juno was a strong, independent character, because when she found out she was pregnant, she didn't abort the baby, and she found adoptive parents before she even told her parents. The whole thing was very believable, and it was funny too. Even though Ellen Page didn't win for Best Actress, she deserved it! Love u Ellen! I recommend this movie 1,000,000% for anyone who hasn't seen it! AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This is one of my favorite movies.
My Kudos to Juno man! This was an awsome movie. Sort of like Napolean Dynamite, except a girl version. This movie was extremely funny, quirky, and cute! Ellen Page is a phenomenal actress, and Diablo Cody is a marvelous writer. This movie has great catch phrases that everyone will soon adapt I'm sure. Go check it out!
It was ok. Having just come out of an unexpected pregnancy, I suppose I am a little biased in how I see this movie. Ellen Page and her on-screen boyfriend are delightful to watch. The characters are all very well written, but there's a point where you start to wonder, "Wait a second. Why are they ALL way too witty?" At some point, the excessive wittiness destroys the willing-suspension-of-disbelief. It was an ok movie... but I totally regret buying it when I could have totally gotten Darjeling Limited or something.
Please note all comments are from my 13 year old. I'm just typing it! This movie is really funny. I loved every minute of it. I watch it at least twice a month. It makes you really think about the meaning of life and that sometimes that meaning comes from teenagers who are bored. The cast is amazing, especially the way Michael Cera and Ellen Page interacted.
I loved the movie. I am looking to either have a baby in the future say 10 years or adopt before and this movie really opened my eyes and let me see that there are people out there that will do what it takes to make a dream come true.
buy it see it and love it
This was a great movie and Ellen Page did a wonderful job interpreting the main character. it's funny, touching, loving.. you gonna like it!
At first I had second thoughts about watching this... but after a long session of wondering wether i should follow my friends' advice and see it or just forget it. (i dont like the idea of girls my age getting pregnant!) but then i was just like, "OMG just watch it!!!" to myself. I ended up loving it!!! Yeah, it shows a bad example for some girls... because it makes it all seem like no big deal. but it was still really good. i would recomend this to anyone with taste!
it is the best movie i have seen in along time =D
It's SO GREAT..."Honest To Blog". It has unique music that you'll think is weird at first then LOVE. It won 3 Oscars for a reason. It's my favorite movie.
i've seen it twice and haven't ahd te chance to buy the dvd, but this is honestly the best movie of 2008. for anyonone of any age. guys and girls from teenagers to senior citizens will fall in love. it was jsut one of those movies that affect in an amazing way every once and awhile!