R | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In the summer of 1987, a college graduate takes a 'nowhere' job at his local amusement park, only to find it's the perfect course to get him prepared for the real world.
Twilight director Catherine Hardwicke flew out to Pittsburgh to meet Kristen Stewart on her day off from filming Adventureland to audition her for the role of Isabella Swan, which she won and accepted.
So, Joel told me you're gonna go to Columbia for grad school.
James Brennan: Yeah.
Em Lewin: Wow. I'm at NYU right now.
James Brennan: Oh really? Oh, that's cool. Maybe I'll run into you on the streets of NYC.
Em Lewin: What are you studying?
Em Lewin: Journalism. I want to be, like, a travel essayist. But I...
When Joel and James are sitting on the hill drinking beers, Joel says that Herman Melville's obituary referred to him as "Henry Melville." There are no obituaries of Melville that refer to him as Henry. His New York Times obituary used his correct name.
A commercial for the Adventureland amusement park can be seen during the end credits.
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Tom Hardy has been on a remarkable run since Inception, so it's no surprise he's been offered a bunch of big roles in the past decade. But which blockbusters did he turn down?
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