• Released
  • April 5, 2013
  • (Limited)
  • R , 1 hr 33 min
  • Drama
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Down the Shore Synopsis
With the help of his childhood best friend and former lover, Bailey must confront his own deadly past and desperate future.
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The New York Times

By Neil Genzlinger
The director, Harold Guskin, and writer, Sandra Jennings, show admirable patience in letting the story unspool, and the actors reward them.
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By Ella Taylor
Illness, death, bad fathers and bad marriages, suppressed old loves — there's nothing new here, yet we are held by the way ordinary...
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The Playlist

By Gabe Toro
Down The Shore at least deserves credit for its strong performances.
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Gandolfini acquits himself well in a rare big-screen lead as the depressed operator of a rinky-dink amusement park in the waning days of...
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Time Out New York

By Eric Hynes
Brando-wheezing Gandolfini never slums it, but there’s still no shaking the sense that a pro has shown up for amateur hour.
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Slant Magazine

By Chuck Bowen
Down the Shore suggests what might happen if TBS and Bruce Springsteen were to collaborate on a sitcom set in hell.
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Village Voice

By Stephanie Carrie
The saddest part of this movie that oh-so-wants you to know it is sad is that Jennings sets up a pretty interesting dynamic, then bails on...
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Rated R | For for language and some drug use