My Girl
My Girl (1991)

Eleven-year-old Vada's (Anna Chlumsky) world is turned upside down when her widowed mortician father Harry (Dan Aykroyd) decides to marry cosmetologist Shelly (Jamie Lee Curtis). Vada is a small-town tomboy who spends most of her time… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: November 27, 1991
DVD Release Date: May 26, 1998
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Elliot Panek
Common Sense Media

Coming of age tale tackles death; for older kids.

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Scott Weinberg

Syrupy sweet, but just this side of watchable.

Fred Topel

Dreadful coming of age movie about kids and death. Kudos for the effort, but it's just depressing.

Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

The ultimate tearjerker. Proof positive that Mac still has what it takes for a comeback!

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Flixster Audience Score: 77% Flixster User Reviews
Bethany Murphy
Truly Heartbreaking. Such a poignant story.
Jim Careter
Actually not really that good for me. It was depressing and to kiddish, my sister enjoyed this though so I might be alone on this review.
Michael Edwards
I have never cried in a film so many times in the last 20 minutes, and i don't cry that often in movies, but i cried a total of 5 times in the last 20… More
Spencer S.
Cute, imaginative, and heart breaking, My Girl is both a tribute to young love and interesting people far and wide.
Lucas Martins
My Girl, is nothing bad, but is that sentimental, what don't do the full - length a really good.
Chris Weber
I not an ogre- I can appreciate a sad tearjerker/romance movie. I'm just not a big fan of these types of movies in genral. This movie isn't terrible,… More