Overall Rank: 272
Average Rating: 3.2/4
# of Ratings: 91
Theatrical Release Date: 01/15/2009
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 06/15/2010
Genre: Animation, Comedy
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Adam Elliot
Actors: Toni Collette, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Eric Bana, Bethany Whitmore, Barry Humphries, Renée Geyer
Plot: Mary and Max are two friends in this stop action animation. Mary is a little girl who befriends Max. Max is trying to adjust to life with his Asperger's Syndrome and Mary is trying to learn how to grow up. -- Mongoose
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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 08/02/2019
Enjoyable and surprisingly emotional, "Mary and Max" is an unlikely tale of friendship that will make you weep and laugh as it explores loneliness, Asperger's Syndrome, agoraphobia, and obesity.
Matthew Brady - wrote on 10/26/2013
The story sounds a bit wrong, A grow man who send letters to this girl. but this movie is without the best movie of 2009.
worleyjamers - wrote on 06/29/2013
Mary and Max is one of the most heartfelt films I have ever seen. This animated feature is smart, original, charming, but also dark, bitter, and devastating. I loved it!
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Daniel Corleone - wrote on 09/18/2013
"Despite achieving all his life's goals, Max still felt incomplete." Definitely one of the most intelligent animated black comedies this reviewer has seen. The film revolves around an Australian loner misfit named 8-year-old Mary Daisy Dinkle (Bethany Whitmore) and a mentally sick American Max Jerry Horowitz (Philip Seymour Hoffman). Starts of very funny then becomes darker in darker towards the fitting conclusion. So many memorable lines and funny moments. Some highlights were the detailed character development, lush soundtrack and very effective black humor. One of many provocative lines: "I do not understand why people break laws." "People often confuse me but I try not to let them worry me." "..her world was far from perfect." and "Although Max found solace in Mary, he still …
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