Going the Distance Synopsis
A journalism student and her boyfriend try to navigate the pitfalls of a bi-coastal romance.
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Movie Reviews


By dmaslyn
This wasn't Oscar material but it was fun enough. (Better than many recent so-called romantic comedies.) Barrymore and Long were believable enough. Applegate and Gaffigan in their supporting parts...


By love2watchu
i LOVED it...very very funny..the worked great together. for me, at least it was unpredictable...such is life! go see it for a great laugh!...

Five Word Review

By msfit08
Too Many F******G Swear Words!!...

Five Word Review

By Sienasilverstone
Cute... But Not Watch Again...

Quirky, refreshing, adorable, surprising. HILARIOUS. Tons of fun.

By AhhRealDevon
This movie was definitely Knocked Up meets When Harry Met Sally. It's smart and believable, the actors are real and I didn't check my phone once which is saying a lot for me considering I'm constantly...

See it

By joshmiera
It was a hilarious movie you must see it....


By lookinggood2
Right from the beginning this film used shocking language and disgusting discussions. We kept hoping Drew Barrymore would clean it up. It only got worse! If this is mature, we're too young for...

I'd wait to see it on HBO...or cable

By AlisonHylton
The story was there, but a bit choppy, and the charcaters could have been fleshed out more. Granted, it was a Rom Comedy, not a drama. Since I had nothing better to do that night, not a bad use of...

Going The Distance (well almost)

By Life-Journey
This movie almost went the distance. Boy meets girl. Both agree that it is necessarily a short term thing. Boy and girl fall in love. Girl moves away, so they do the long distance thing for what...

Not one of Drew Barrymore's better films

By mooVsR4me
I was hoping for a light, romantic "chick-flick" but got a "so-so" romance with a constant flow of the "F" word. The excessive foul language ruined the movie. Really a waste of money....

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Rated R | For Sexual content including dialogue, language throughout, some drug use and brief nudity.
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Edgy Barrymore romcom has lots of sex, language.
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