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The Way Way Back

2013-06-06 | Comedy / Drama
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Shy 14-year-old Duncan goes on summer vacation with his mother, her overbearing boyfriend, and her boyfriend's daughter. Having a rough time fitting in, Duncan finds an unexpected friend in Owen, manager of the Water Wizz water park.
Director: Jim Rash, Nat Faxon
Stars: Liam James, Steve Carell

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5 wins 33 nominations
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  • AARP Movies for Grownups Awards

    Best Comedy

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  • North Carolina Film Critics Association

    Tar Heel Award

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The Way Way Back won 2014 AARP Movies for Grownups Awards, 2014 North Carolina Film Critics Association, 2013 Newport Beach Film Festival, 2013 Young Hollywood Awards.
The casts of The Way Way Back are Liam James starring as Duncan, Steve Carell starring as Trent Ramsey, Toni Collette starring as Pam, AnnaSophia Robb starring as Susanna Thompson, Sam Rockwell starring as Owen, Allison Janney starring as Betty Thompson.
The director of The Way Way Back is Jim Rash.
The certification of The Way Way Back is PG-13.
On July 19, 2021, the IMDB rating of The Way Way Back is 7.4/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 83/100, Metacritic rating is 68/100, TMDB rating is 7.0/10.
The genre of The Way Way Back is Comedy,Drama.
The release date of The Way Way Back is June 06, 2013.
The runtime of The Way Way Back is 103 minutes.
The full version of The Way Way Back is provided by Amazon Video , YouTube , Google Play Movies , Apple iTunes , The Roku Channel , Vudu , Microsoft Store , Redbox , DIRECTV , AMC on Demand
Shy 14-year-old Duncan goes on summer vacation with his mother, her overbearing boyfriend, and her boyfriend's daughter. Having a rough time fitting in, Duncan finds an unexpected friend in Owen, manager of the Water Wizz water park..
The production budget of The Way Way Back was 4,600,000 USD.
On July 19, 2021, there were 5253 public reaction to The Way Way Back including role model, weak link in cast, romantic subplot, with light-hearted moments, imprinting in head.