Miss You Already Saturday, 21 September 2019

Miss You Already

Additional Info

  • Rating:

    M: Mature themes, sex scenes and coarse language.

  • The pitch:

    Fear nothing.

  • Starring:

    Drew Barrymore, Toni Collette, Dominic Cooper, Paddy Considine, Tyson Ritter, Mem Ferda, Jacqueline Bisset, Honor Kneafsey, Ryan Lennon Baker

  • Directed by:

    Catherine Hardwicke

  • Running time:

    112 minutes

  • Rated:

    M (Australia), 12A (UK), PG-13 (USA)


    People are hit with objects (accidental), grabbed, lunged at, pushed/shoved. People slip over, bang their head (accidental), drop/smash a plate. Comic/graphic images of cells being shot by blaster guns. Rhetorical/comic references to killing/death ("just kill me/"nose hacked off with a shovel", "punched up a police officer"). A child imitates being electrocuted (comic). Blood/gore: Blod spot on hand. Needles inserted into flesh, tube inserted in skin. Medical images of breasts, brain. Jars/vials of blood, fluids. Bruising, scars, bandages. Drinking blood, ruptured placenta mentioned.


    Couples have sex in a club, pub, bedroom, hotel. Masturbation, sperm sample in jar. Kissing, undressing, caressing, flirting, breast-flashing (off-camera). Topless female (masectomy scars in view), shirtless men, men in underwear, lingerie, cleavage. Frequent jokey references to sex, masturbation. Homosexuality joke. A man watches a lesbian (implied) porn video; girls in lingerie seen. Magazine picture of near-nude woman. Vibrator, wanking, dominatrix, cervical mucous mentioned.


    A woman inhales gas-and-air in labour, fertility drugs injected. Drugs, magic mushrooms, anti-nausea tablets, fertility, morphine mentioned. Alcohol (wine, beer, champagne, spirits), intoxication. Club, bar, pub settings. Smoking.


    F-word, s-words, a-words, b*tch, bastard, bloody, cr*p. Name-calling. Slang for genitals and bodily fluids. Derogatory terms for women. Religious references and exclamations. Obscene finger gestures.


    Friendship, best friends, cancer, chemotherapy, family, pregnancy, labour, death, dying, grief, infidelity, mothers, PR, hair loss, IVF, fertility, selfishness, forgiveness.


    Dead mother mentioned. Deceased mother/wife/friend. Childbirth scene, wedding, funeral. Dogs, sheep, horses, rainbow, thunder. Toilet, vomiting, belch.


    Tender, funny, well-intentioned. Committed performances by Toni Collette and Drew Barrymore, good/tearjerking moments, smoothly integrated visual effects.


    Underpowered, unconvincing, fllawed, generic, overwrought, ho-hum. Many false notes, cliched material, trite characterisations, maudlin/shameless script, cringeworthy singalong scene, poor chemistry between leads, weird that Miranda (Drew Barrymore)'s accent is so American after having grown up in London.

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