The Way, Way Back (2013)
July 5, 2013 (Limited)
Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, language, some sexual content and brief drug material
"The Way, Way Back" is the funny and poignant coming of age story of 14-year-old Duncan's (Liam James) summer vacation with his mother, Pam (Toni Collette), her overbearing boyfriend, Trent (Steve Carell), and his daughter, Steph (Zoe Levin).
Having a rough time fitting in, the introverted Duncan finds an unexpected friend in gregarious Owen (Sam Rockwell), manager of the Water Wizz water park. Through his funny, clandestine friendship with Owen, Duncan slowly opens up to and...
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If you thought The Descendants
was more depressing than funny, the follow-up by Oscar-winning writers Nat Faxon and Jim Rash may be more to your liking. Funny and equally heartwarming, The Way, Way Back
is a coming-of-age story with a great cast and even better delivery. It is also the best movie of 2013 so far. Full movie review »