Backseat Synopsis
Two old friends flee New York City on a three-day road trip to Montreal.
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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

By Sean Axmaker
Backseat satisfies itself with small observations and minor breakthroughs of self-awareness. In the scheme of their lives, this journey is...
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50

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
How engaging you find this loosely structured road movie will depend on how charming you find the over-aged slackers played by Josh...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

Almost gets its right.
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40

Austin Chronicle

By Kimberley Jones
Alexander's script considers context anathema, leaving us to wonder, among other puzzlers, why these two jerks are friends to begin with –...
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33

The A.V. Club

By Noel Murray
This isn't really a movie made for audiences; it's for casting agents and studio execs, to show off one man's acting chops and his skill at...
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30

Village Voice

By
Bruce Van Dusen's 2005 comedy plots a meandering course due north without locating a word of truth.
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20

Variety

By Ronnie Scheib
Culturally falling somewhere between "Sideways" and "Dumb and Dumber," this low-rent road movie similarly rides on principles of audience...
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Rated NR