- Acclaimed Flop: Despite barely recouping its budget, the film was well-received by critics.
- Box Office Bomb: The film barely recouped its $8 million budget with a $9.1 million gross as it grossed domestically with $6.8 million and grossed worldwide with $2.3 million.
- Dueling Movies: With The Fault in Our Stars. Both have a cancer-based plot as narrated by the main character and one of the main characters dies in the end. Though in this film, the narrator is male and doesn't have cancer, the female lead is the one who dies, and their relationship is platonic friendship rather than romance.
- Dyeing for Your Art: Olivia Cooke did in fact shave her head when Rachel underwent chemotherapy.
Trivia / Me and Earl and the Dying Girl