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What Goes Up

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Jonathan Glatzer

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About the Movie

When a group of teenage social misfits befriends jaded journalist Campbell Babbitt (Coogan), who's on assignment in their small New Hampshire town, they each find themselves searching for meaning and truth in their crazy, mixed-up lives. But as Babbitt gets to know these eccentric kids better--Lucy (Duff) in particular--their hidden secrets begin to rise to the surface, changing each other's lives forever.

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews


  • Reviews Counted: 31
  • Fresh: 5
  • Rotten: 26
  • Average Rating: 3.5/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Rotten: Mr. Coogan doesn't seem altogether comfortable with his part, which, like the story, undergoes a number of unconvincing changes. – Manohla Dargis, New York Times, Jul 7, 2010

Rotten: Given its title and direct linkage to the 1986 Challenger shuttle disaster -- nearly adds tasteless to its unflattering hat trick. – Brian Lowry, Variety, Jul 7, 2010

Rotten: [Director] Glatzer aims to wring laughter out of this desperation but succeeds only in producing a series of contrived characters and situations that make The Breakfast Club look like an unfiltered documentary. – Glenn Whipp, Los Angeles Times, Jun 24, 2010

Rotten: I've seen a lot of terrible movies in the line of duty, but What Goes Up might be the only genuinely unreleasable one. – Vadim Rizov, Village Voice, Jun 24, 2010

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Customer Reviews

it will be amazing

all hilary duff movies r great .. love her !


She needs to do a popular movie that will be released in theaters! And have another AMAZING album!

Hilary Duff

I love Hilary Duff. She is so cute! She has a nice fit body. I am a very big fan of hers.

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What Goes Up
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  • $12.99
  • Genre: Drama
  • Released: 2009

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