It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010)

101 min.
Plot  After contemplating suicide by jumping off the Brooklyn Bridge, 16-year-old Craig Gilner (Keir Gilchrist), decides to go to the hospital to seek help. Craig tells Dr. Mahmoud (Aasif Mandvi) that he needs immediate help to which Dr. Mahmoud registers Craig for a one week stay in the hospital's psychiatric floor. It is revealed that Craig has a lot of pressure at his high school, Executive Pre-Professional (based on Manhattan's Stuyvesant High School), stressing over the need to turn in an application for a prestigious summer school, his shortcomings in the shadow of his best friend, Aaron (Thomas Mann), who he considers to be great at everything, and his dad who pressures him to do well. At first, Craig is uncertain if he made the right choice to stay, mostly due to the fact that his friends might find out when he misses school, especially Nia (Zoë Kravitz), his crush and Aaron's girlfriend. He is placed in the adult ward with a few other teenagers because the teenage ward is undergoing...  



Keir Gilchrist
Craig Gilner
Viola Davis
Dr. Minerva
Thomas Mann
Aaron Fitzcarraldo
Aasif Mandvi
Dr. Mahmoud
Lauren Graham
Lynn Gilner
Jim Gaffigan
George Gilner
Mary Birdsong
Bobby's ex-wife
Novella Nelson
The Professor
Laverne Cox
Transgender Patient


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It's Kind of a Funny Story
English Original Title

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United States




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