Jack Cunningham (Ben Affleck) once had a life filled with promise. In high school, he was a basketball phenom with a full ride to college, when suddenly, for reasons unknown, he walked away from the game, forfeiting his future. Now years later, Jack is stuck in a meaningless job and drowning in the alcoholism that cost him his marriage and any hope for a better life. When he is asked to coach the basketball team at his alma mater, which has fallen far since his glory days, he reluctantly accepts, surprising no one more than himself. As the boy starts to come together as a team and win, Jack may have finally found a reason to confront the demons that have derailed him. But will it be enough to fill the void, heal the deep wounds of his past, and set him on the road to redemption?

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Ratings and Reviews

3.9 out of 5
117 Ratings

117 Ratings

84% TOMATOMETER

Critics Consensus: The Way Back's occasionally frustrating treatment of a formulaic story is often outweighed by Ben Affleck's outstanding work in the central role.

16+ COMMON SENSE

Tons of swearing in mature Affleck alcoholism drama.

Information

Studio
Warner Bros.
Genre
Drama
Released
Copyright

Languages

Primary
English (Audio Description, Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional

Arabic (Subtitles), Bulgarian (Subtitles), Cantonese (Subtitles), Czech (Subtitles), Danish (Subtitles), Dutch (Subtitles), Estonian (Subtitles), Finnish (Subtitles), French (Subtitles, Stereo), German (Subtitles), Greek (Subtitles), Hebrew (Subtitles), Hungarian (Subtitles), Italian, Japanese (Subtitles), Latvian (Subtitles), Lithuanian (Subtitles), Norwegian (Subtitles), Polish (Subtitles), Portuguese (Brazil) (Subtitles), Portuguese (Portugal) (Subtitles), Russian (Subtitles), Simplified Chinese (Subtitles), Slovenian (Subtitles), Spanish (Subtitles), Spanish (Spain) (Subtitles), Swedish (Subtitles), Thai (Subtitles), Traditional Chinese (Subtitles), Turkish (Subtitles)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions (CC) refer to subtitles in the available language with the addition of relevant non-dialogue information.
AD
Audio descriptions (AD) refer to a narration track describing what is happening on screen, to provide context for those who are blind or have low vision.

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