The Way Back

The Way Back

DVD - 2020
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A former high school basketball phenom, struggling with alcoholism, is offered a coaching job at his alma mater. As the team starts to win, he may have a reason to confront his old demons. But will it be enough to set him on the road to redemption?


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Release Date: May

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debwalker Sep 11, 2020

Ben Affleck back on his game.

Sep 04, 2020

This movie features a former basketball star named Jack Cunningham. He has fallen from glory due to the many personal struggles he has been going through. In order to cope with life, he abuses alcohol and is on a path of self-destruction. However, one day he is given the opportunity to coach the struggling basketball team at his former highschool and must make a tough decision that may change his life for the better. What I liked about the movie was that it taught you a lesson about how people with the brightest futures can still go down the wrong path. It shows that all our decisions have consequences and we can only bounce back from our actions moving forward. The only thing I disliked about the movie was the large amount of explicit language that was used throughout the movie. I would recommend the movie to those who enjoy the drama genre, but not for young children since the movie is rated R. I personally rate this movie a 4.5 out of 5.
@Dr.Walnut of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

Sep 01, 2020

This was a really good movie.Ben Affleck did a great job.

Aug 21, 2020

this was a tweener for me: is this a sports movie or a drama that has some basketball in it? pacing could've been zippier, and the language means it's not suitable for younger kids. happy i borrowed from the library instead of going to the theater, but i didn't dislike it

Aug 19, 2020

My husband and I enjoyed this movie!


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