PG-13 | | Drama, Romance
Two teenage cancer patients begin a life-affirming journey to visit a reclusive author in Amsterdam.
In the book, Gus says that he was originally interested in Hazel because she looked like his ex-girlfriend, who died from a brain tumor. He explains that his ex was very mean to him (called him "stumpy," etc.) because she didn't know what she was saying (due to the tumor). In the movie, his ex is not mentioned.
Hazel Grace Lancaster:
I believe we have a choice in this world about how to tell sad stories. On the one hand, you can sugarcoat it the way they do in movies and romance novels, where beautiful people learn beautiful lessons, where nothing is too messed up that can't be ...
Hazel says there are an infinite amount of numbers between 0 and 1 and a an even larger infinity between 0 and 2. While she was making a metaphorical point, this is wrong. These two intervals have the same infinity, i.e. the same cardinality, which is Aleph-one.
The 20th Century Fox opening is in dark and once it finishes its course, it heads to the sky of twinkling stars.
Extended version contains 5 additional scenes with 1 alternate scene as follows:
HUF 6,814,632 (Hungary) (8 June 2014)