From Zach Braff, the creator of Garden State, comes this touching and funny story about being a parent, spouse and child – all at once. Aidan Bloom (Braff), a husband and father of two, is set on pursuing his dream as an actor when his father (Mandy Patinkin) reveals he’s battling a serious illness. As the announcement disrupts Aidan’s day-to-day existence, his decision to homeschool his children will lead him on an unexpected journey of discovery about fulfillment and family. Co-starring Academy Award® nominee Kate Hudson, Josh Gad and Donald Faison, critics call Wish I Was Here, “Excellent! Wonderful!” (Scott Mantz, Access Hollywood)

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Ratings and Reviews

3.6 out of 5

348 Ratings

348 Ratings

46% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 5.3/10
  • Fresh 56
  • Rotten 67

Critics Consensus: There's no denying Wish I Was Here is heartfelt, but it covers narrative ground that's already been well trod -- particularly by director Zach Braff's previous features.

16+ COMMON SENSE

Messy but moving dramedy has mature themes.

Information

Studio
Focus Features
Genre
Drama
Released
Copyright
© 2014 Focus Features. All Rights Reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional
French (Subtitles), Spanish (Subtitles)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.
SDH
Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing refer to subtitles in the original language with the addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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