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The Way, Way Back PG-13

2013 ▪ Comedy-Drama ▪ 96 Minutes

Directed by Nat Faxon, Jim Rash. Starring Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Allison Janney, Sam Rockwell, and Maya Rudolph.


An awkward yet intelligent young boy begins to make his transition into adulthood over the course of one transformative summer in this bittersweet coming of age comedy drama. Sensing that he's drifting away from his mother Pam during a summer vacation with her, her domineering boyfriend Trent, and Trent's daughter Steph, 14 year old Duncan gets a job at a water park, and gains some much-needed self-confidence under the guidance of happy-go-lucky water park employee Owen, who approaches life from a fresh new perspective. Steve Carrell, Toni Collette, Allison Janney, and Sam Rockwell star.


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by shallowgal00
on 4/23/14

Excellent movie ~ the entire cast is superb.

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by Newton
on 11/ 4/13

Trying really really hard to be quirky and original, but you've just seen it all before.

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by mackenziewilson
on 8/19/13

ABSOLUTLY, AMAZINGLY FANTASTICLY FABULOUS

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by ericablitz
on 7/30/13

A very sweet coming of age comedy, and Rockwell is terrific. One of my favorite young actresses, AnnaSophia Robb, is also great.

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by bnearn
on 2/28/13

I saw a private showing of this movie and found it most entertaining, funny, sad and moving. I look forward to its full release soon.It should appeal to all ages.

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