Prince Avalanche Synopsis
An odd couple leave the city behind to spend the summer in solitude.
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Critic Ratings

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The Playlist

By Rodrigo Perez
A wonderfully eccentric examination of unlikely friendships that illuminates the absurd and lovely corners of life, Prince Avalanche is a...
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90

Village Voice

By Alan Scherstuhl
Prince Avalanche reconciles Green's twin modes into a whole no other director could have, deeply felt and light as laughter.
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88

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Here's a funny, poignant oddball of a movie, existing on a galaxy far, far away from the likes of "Pacific Rim" or "World War Z" or...
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85

NPR

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Prince Avalanche speaks insightfully to the joys and costs of being alone, and of the risk that comes with letting another person in....
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80

The Hollywood Reporter

While the core elements of this reluctant buddy movie could almost constitute a pared-down theater piece, the film breathes with real...
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75

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
It’s a “Waiting for Godot” set in the solitary work and lives of two highway line-painters.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Bruce Ingram
Prince Avalance is frequently funny in a subdued sort of way, but it’s primarily contemplative and eventually intimate.
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75

indieWIRE

By Eric Kohn
The opposing genre extremes never entirely come together.
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70

Variety

By Dennis Harvey
An unconventional, ultimately rather sweet buddy pic that’s an audiovisual treat.
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
This sweetly eccentric and low-key buddy picture/bromance bears little resemblance to more well-known examples of the genre, such as...
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Boring, aimless, and a ghost story?

By dsmock82
FIrst off - great cast and well acted. Unfortunately Paul Rudd and Emile Hirsch cannot overcome an overtly boring and pointless storyline. I was intrigued to see the movie given the director and...

Oh no. Soo Bad. Sleep is better

By billyz619
Sorry you know I'm a Paul Rudd fan but this was terrible, turned it off halfway through couldn't take it, going nowhere, didn't mean anything, guess I must have missed something in this one....

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By mel.arnold63
I saw this movie at Sundance. It was slow, boring and the plot was not believable. I love Paul Rudd and he was the reason I chose to watch the movie. Wait for his next movie... You'll thank me....

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Rated R | For Some sexual content.
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 16+ Quiet character drama has some drinking, sex talk.
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POSITIVE MESSAGES
POSITIVE ROLE MODELS
VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
LANGUAGE
DRINKING & DRUGS
SEXY STUFF