The Way Way Back (2013)

PG-13   |    |  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.

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  • Liam James in The Way Way Back (2013)
  • Steve Carell at an event for The Way Way Back (2013)
  • Liam James and AnnaSophia Robb in The Way Way Back (2013)
  • Steve Carell at an event for The Way Way Back (2013)
  • Allison Janney in The Way Way Back (2013)
  • Sam Rockwell and Maya Rudolph at an event for The Way Way Back (2013)

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Did You Know?


Sam Rockwell would often improvise and joke around on the loudspeaker during scenes. One time, forgetting that there were children around, he made an inappropriate joke about herpes, which upset the owner of the park. Rockwell had to go and apologize so that ... ...


Duncan: Don't die wondering, man.


Even though the Buick Estate Wagon used in the film utilized a 455 hp gasoline powered V8, near the end of the film when Steve Carell's character is fueling up, he is shown pumping diesel fuel into the tank.


Plot Summary

Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Comedy | Drama


Release Date:

26 July 2013



Country of Origin


Box Office


$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$552,788 (USA) (7 July 2013)


$21,501,098 (USA) (15 November 2013)

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