FILM 1475: ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL
TRIVIA: The parody movies made by Greg and Earl, include: -1. Anatomy of a Burger (Anatomy of a Murder) -2. Ate 1/2 (Of My Lunch) (8 1/2) -3. A Box O'Lips, Wow (Apocalypse Now) -4. The Battle of All Deer (The Battle of Algiers) -5. Breathe Less (Breathless) -6. Brew Vervet (Blue Velvet) -7. Burden of Screams (Burden of Dreams) -8. Can't Tempt (Contempt) -9. Crouching Housecat, Hidden Housecat (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) -10. Death in Tennis (Death in Venice) -11. My Dinner with Andre the Giant (My Dinner with Andre) -12. Don't Look Now, Because a Creepy-Ass Dwarf is About to Kill You!!! Damn. (Don't Look Now) -13. Eyes Wide Butt (Eyes Wide Shut) -14. Hairy, Old and Mod (Harold and Maude) -15. La Gelee (La Jetee) -16. Gone with My Wind (Gone with the Wind) -17. Gross Encounters of the Turd Kind (Close Encounters of the Third Kind) -18. Grumpy Cul-de-sacs (Mean Streets) -19. It's a Punderful Life (It's a Wonderful Life) -20. The Janitor of Oz (The Wizard of Oz) -21. The Lady Manishness (The Lady Vanishes) -22. Monorash (Rashomon) -23. My Best Actor is Also a Dangerous Lunatic (My Best Fiend) -24. Nose Ferret 2 (Nosferatu) -25. Pittsburghasqatsi (Koyaanisqatsi) -26. Pooping Tom (Peeping Tom) -27. The Prunes of Wrath (The Grapes of Wrath) -28. Raging Bullsh*t (Raging Bull, Martin Scorsese, 1980) -29. Rear Wind (Rear Window) -30. Rosemary Baby Carrots (Rosemary's Baby) -31. Scabface (Scarface) -32. Second (Helpings of Dinner) (seconds) -33. Senior Citizen Cane (Citizen Kane) -34. The Seven Seals (The Seventh Seal) -35. A Sockwork Orange (A Clockwork Orange) -36. The Complete Lack of Conversation (The Conversation) -37. The Last Crustacean of Christ (The Last Temptation of Christ) -38. The Rad Shoes (The Red Shoes) -39. The Turd Man (The Third Man) -40. The 400 Bros (The 400 Blows) -41. Um (M) -42. Vere'd He Go? (Vertigo) -43. Wages for Beer (The Wages of Fear) -44. Yellow Submarine Sandwich (Yellow Submarine) -45. ZZZ (Z) -46. 2:48PM Cowboy (Midnight Cowboy) -47. 49th Parallelogram (49th Parallel)
The film was acquired by Fox Searchlight for $12 million dollars at The Sundance Film Festival in January 2015. This was the biggest buy in Sundance history.
The screenplay for this film was featured in the 2012 Blacklist; a list of the "most liked" unmade scripts of the year.
Greg's father's cat's name is Cat Stevens which is a British musician's stage name.