My Girl

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My Girl ★★½ 1991 (PG)

Chlumsky is delightful in her film debut as an 11-year-old tomboy who must come to grips with the realities of life. Culkin plays her best friend Thomas, who understands her better than anyone else, including her father, a mortician, and his girlfriend, the makeup artist at the funeral parlor. Some reviewers questioned whether young children would be able to deal with some unhappy occurrences in the film, but most seemed to classify it as a movie the whole family would enjoy. 102m/C VHS, DVD . Dan Aykroyd, Jamie Lee Curtis, Macaulay Culkin, Anna Chlumsky, Griffin Dunne, Raymond Buktenica, Richard Masur, Ann Nelson, Peter Michael Goetz, Tom Villard; D: Howard Zieff; W: Laurice Elehwany; C: Paul Elliott; M: James Newton Howard. MTV Movie Awards ‘92: Kiss (Macaulay Culkin/ Anna Chlumsky).