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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BridgettM
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.

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matcat44
Nov 06, 2015

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

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gwenahn
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!

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bjohns
Aug 16, 2015

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

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franna
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.

mshimenosky Apr 21, 2015

Loved Sam Rockwell in this show ("Plucky comic relief" from Galazy Quest).
All of the actors were great - not all were likeable but they were all very good. Steve Carell, bad guy?!

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ownedbydoxies
Apr 20, 2015

A light movie, but with some really good acting, and enough of a story to it that we watched to the end and enjoyed the thing. Steve Carrell as the almost step-father, is really cold and more than a little on the scarily controlling side. He, in particular, does a great job in a non-humorous role.

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Audrey1976
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.

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