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Adventureland (2009)

Adventureland

Overview


Genre

Comedy

Release Date

April 03, 2009

MPAA Rating

R

Duration

107 min.

Studio

Miramax Films

Official Site

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REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

Cast and Crew


Director

Greg Mottola

Producer

Ted Hope, Anne Carey, Sidney Kimmel

Screenwriter

Greg Mottola

Starring

Story


It's the summer of 1987, and James Brennan (Jesse Eisenberg), anuptight recent college grad, can't wait to embark on his dream tour ofEurope. But when his parents (Wendie Malick and Jack Gilpin) announcethey can no longer subsidize his trip, James has little choice but totake a lowly job at a local amusement park. Forget about German beer,world-famous museums and cute French girls-James' summer will now bepopulated by belligerent dads, stuffed pandas, and screaming kids highon cotton candy. Lucky for James, what should have been his worstsummer ever turns into quite an adventure as he discovers love in themost unlikely place with his captivating co-worker Em (KristenStewart), and learns to loosen up.

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Jesse Eisenberg stars as James Brennan and Kristen Stewart stars as Em in Miramax Films' Adventureland (2009)
Ryan Reynolds stars as Connell and Kristen Stewart stars as Em in Miramax Films' Adventureland (2009)

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REVIEWS BY CRITICS

“..a sophisticated film that just happens to be about unformed people and their raw emotions..”
by John Anderson [Newsday]
“..a bittersweet, if uneven, coming-of-age comedy that captures the notion of a pivotal summer..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
“..wonderful..”
by Bill Gibron [Filmcritic.com]