Wish I Was Here Synopsis
A struggling actor, father and husband, who at 35, is still trying to find his identity; a purpose for his life.
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Movie Reviews

Unexpectantly good.

By TClaudeD
Much like the movie Garden State, this movie was unexpectedly good. It is sensitive meaningful. Illustrating the best qualities of a family and aspiring to the best qualities of parenting. Highly...

Best I've seen in years!

By hsamson75
There are very few words that I could use to accurately describe this movie. Incredible. Amazing. Beautiful. Moving. Yes! Absolutely moving. A must see. I haven't seen a movie like this in years. It...

Amazing emotional rollercoaster

By afeblowitz
Fantastic film, so many tears and so much laughter; highly recommended, good for the whole family...

Perfectly heartbreaking and heartwarming simultaneously

By krissyjo
I've been waiting anxiously for this movie to hit theaters near me and I snagged a ticket to the very first showing in my area. I was understandably excited considering I was one of thousands of...

Great, Real Movie!

By Wohl44
If you're Jewish, see the movie. If you're not, then be prepared to either be educated or bored. Obviously, I am a member of the tribe....

Whaaaat?!?!

By donaldfarwell
Self-indulgent, boring claptrap. Wish I wasn't here....

F%CK THAT WAS GREAT!!

By DESKTOP CRITIC
I have to start with how EMOTIONALLY pleasing, and VISUALLY stunning this movie was! I'm not sure what some of the critics are thinking when they rate this movie low or say Braff was not a powerful...

Sweet, funny, real characters.

By Va_Beach_Movie_Buff
Probably the sweetest movie I've ever had the pleasure to see, and maybe also the most honest dialog, characters, and family relationships you could hope to see in a film. Zach Braff is a treasure....

An incredibly powerful movie

By sllong
I have loves Zach Braff since Scrubs. Loved Garden State in fact we own the movie but I Wish I Was Here was so much more than expected. So powerful and yet funny. Thank you Zach for reminding me what...

Excellent

By asherlock79
We were pleasantly surprised by how much we enjoyed this movie. It triggered all emotions in a fantastic way. Both my boyfriend and I shed tears, laughed and generally felt like we could relate...

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Rated R | For Some Sexual Content and Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Messy but moving dramedy has mature themes.
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POSITIVE MESSAGES
POSITIVE ROLE MODELS
VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
LANGUAGE
CONSUMERISM
DRINKING & DRUGS
SEXY STUFF