The Fault in Our Stars

Lists: Drama

Brief Synopsis: "Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a patient named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel's story is about to be completely rewritten."

Overall Ranking: 1349 (Rank from 2014: # 73)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 17.65%
Regular 58.82%
Half-Popped 17.65%
Stale 5.88%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Lisa Marie Bowman90 - In the end, the tears are earned. In the end, the film works.
(full review)
Minnesota Man85 - Little fault to be found in this perfectly imperfect adaptation of the YA weeper.
(full review)
Mac the Movie Guy85(full review)
Tom Little of Digital Shortbread81(full review)Comedy: 5
Sex Appeal: 2
Scary: 7
Rewatch: 3
FilmHamster80(full review)
Fast Film Reviews Mark Hobin80(full review)
Gorgon Reviews80(full review)
Stu Loves Film80(full review)Comedy: 4
Sex Appeal: 3
Scary: 0
Rewatch: 4
Ryan from Ten Stars Or Less80(full review)
Bryan Lienesch78 - Discussing very adult issues with just enough teenage naivety, it is 100% a young adult novel that's been adapted to film.
Comedy: 3
Sex Appeal: 4
Scary: 4
Rewatch: 4
Dave Examines Movies76(full review)
CinemaVisitor Erik75
Alex Hunt Essentials70(full review)
ClairestBearest Reviews61(full review)
Sober Film Chick Mary Dieng60(full review)
Dan O'Neill50(full review)
David Baruffi34(full review)

People Involved

  • Shailene Woodley (Hazel Grace Lancaster)
  • Ansel Elgort (Augustus Waters)
  • Willem Dafoe (Peter Van Houten)
  • Nat Wolff (Isaac)
  • Laura Dern (Mrs. Lancaster)
  • Sam Trammell (Mr. Lancaster)
  • Mike Birbiglia ()
  • Emily Peachey ()
  • John Green (Director)