The Way Way Back

The Way Way Back

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While fourteen year old Duncan is being dragged on a family trip with his mom and her overbearing boyfriend, he finds a gregarious friend at a local water park. The two form a powerful bond as Duncan learns to swim through the challenges of life, love, family and friendship, resulting in a vacation he'll never forget.


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Feb 10, 2018

I dare anyone to watch this movie and not come away rooting for young Duncan. a shy awkward teenager being mentally bullied my his mother's jerk of a boyfriend finds solace in a water park and the quirky manager played fabulously by Sam Rockwell. great cast, Allison Janney was a blast. just an easy fun watch, the feel good movie of the year.

Jul 29, 2016

The Way, Way Back is a must-see summer film. The cast and writing are excellent. Sam Rockwell steals nearly every scene he is in with his funny and sweet performance. The movie is rated PG-13 for thematic elements, language, some sexual content and brief drug material.

Nov 06, 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed this movie, again. Saw it it the theatre first. Will probably watch again in a couple of years

Oct 17, 2015

Very sweet and heart warming!
It touches my heart and moistens my eyes at the end in joy!
I highly recommend this movie!

Aug 16, 2015

Worth a watch. Great casting. A feel-good summer movie to watch.

Aug 15, 2015

there are very few movies i can watch over and over again and this is one of them. it's a really great story and the characters all play their part so perfectly - even Steve Carrell's horrid character fits really well into everything and it all turns out right in the end. this movie will make you smile and feel good.

Quimeras Jul 10, 2015

A good coming-of-age movie.

Catmamakim Jun 07, 2015

I didn't expect much from this movie and I was pleasantly surprised. It is a simple story of family dysfunction but played out well. Heartwarming and funny.

Apr 07, 2015

Great coming of age story about an awkward boy forced to spend the summer at the beach house of his mom's boyfriend. Well cast, with Steve Carell in a more serious role than usual. Sam Rockwell is delightful and Toni Collette plays the mother very well.

Jan 14, 2015

A "feel good" family movie. The cast is strong and in addition to the lead played by Liam James you have the likes of Steve Carell, Toni Collette and Sam Rockwell. A very enjoyable nice off beat indie drama.

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