• Released
  • June 5, 2009
  • R , 1 hr 37 min
  • Road Movie
    Romantic Comedy
Away We Go Synopsis
An expectant couple (John Krasinski, Maya Rudolph) search America for a place to raise their family.
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100

TV Guide

Like "Juno" or "Little Miss Sunshine," Away We Go is a small film, the kind of gem that's easy to crush with hype or overpraise. But, the...
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88

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Rudolph, a comic force on "SNL," can speak volumes with the tilt of an eyebrow. She and Krasinski, of "The Office," are absolutely...
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Burt and Verona are two characters rarely seen in the movies: thirtysomething, educated, healthy, self-employed, gentle, thoughtful,...
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88

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
A movie with memorable and engaging performances.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
The unassuming performances by Krasinski and Rudolph help make this the first Mendes movie that feels lived-in rather than staged.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
A gilded entry in the cinema du quirk. It's a movie that invites you, all too often, to feel superior to the people on screen.
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63

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
In tone and plotting, Away We Go feels like a fairy tale built on an aggravating collection of attitudes. It's condescending, judgmental,...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
Though it's nice to see Mendes take a looser, not quite so studied approach to his filmmaking, some stops along the way -- like a detour to...
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50

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
If we learn anything from Away We Go, it’s that a lack of ambition might not be such a bad thing after all.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
One can almost feel the movie Away We Go might have been, if only we could believe that Verona loves Burt - or understand why Burt loves...
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Rated R | For language and some sexual content
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Parent-to-be drama meanders but wraps up poignantly.
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