• Released
  • October 7, 2011
  • (Limited 10/7)
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 55 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Art House/Foreign
The Way Synopsis
An American father travels to France to get his estranged son's body.
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Movie Reviews

The Way - way good!

By campromise
Having expeirienced the hike on Camino Frances in May/June, 2011, we were eager to see this film. The scenery and the sounds brought back so many memories. It was fun remembering the places we too...

A great film

By wizinit
A beautiful movie starring father and son, ironic subject in light of son/brother Charlie Sheen's recent meltdown. Great acting, including an Oscar worthy performance by a Dutchman who's character is...

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By pbrick42
We thoroughly enjoyed the movie because it took us on a trip we would be unlikely to experience on our own. Martin Sheen did a great job as did the other characters....

Estevez writes/directs a great story.

By Nacho Baggo
First of all, seeing a father/son duo like this is rare and worth the effort to go. It is fun and enjoyable to see Martin Sheen in this down to earth story. Estevez keeps it flowing and without...


By 60screen
Well acted (Martin Sheen is briliiant in a very difficult role), phenomenal tale/script/dialogue and without being didactic, it has a great message. Go see and enjoy....

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By ekillinger
It was close to my heart, because I walked 100 miles on the Camino back in 2004. The movie captured the essence of what individuals carry with them, and not everyone knows "why" when they walk the...

Just don't miss it.

By mtngate
For a chronicle of human emotions and bonding, please just go see this. And, if you've ever been to Spain, don't miss it. If not, GO to Spain and see the Cathedral at Santiago de Compostela. There...

Very Good, go see it!

By pomspringz
I especially enjoyed this film. A little slow at first, but it really draws you in, and you care about the characters, all of whom were very good! Kudos to Emilio Estevez and Martin Sheen. Lovely...

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By AquaPazza
This is one of the finest, most valuable movies I have seen in a long time. The story was profound, the acting and directing superb, the character development excellent, and the cinematography...

Finally, a movie worth watching!

By kn552
The story, direction and acting are perfect. After most movies it is easy to critique and pose alternative choices for the production. This time no suggestions. It is obviously a sincere and...

More Info

Rated PG-13 | For Some Thematic Elements, Smoking and Drug Use
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Touching movie filled with mature themes, grief, drinking.
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