The Way Back

The Way Back

By Gavin O'Connor

  • Genre: Gavin O'Connor
  • Release Date: 2020-03-06
  • Advisory Rating: R
  • Runtime: 1h 48min
  • Director: Gavin O'Connor
  • Production Company: Warner Bros. Pictures
  • iTunes Price: USD 19.99
6.5/10
6.5
From 22 Ratings

Description

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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  • Ben Afflecks best performance to date!

    5
    By Anthoni
    Ben Afflecks gives it his all as an alcoholic coach building a basketball team from failure to success. Very emotional and hard hitting with Ben giving the finest heart felt performance of his career.
  • Best Basketball Movie Ever!!!

    5
    By ColeBigBoy21
    Ben Affleck does a great job in this film. He does a great job playing an alcoholic fighting the demons inside him by coaching a team with heart and inspiration.
  • Fantastic!

    5
    By FourUnderFour
    This was truly amazing, inspiring, and emotional.
  • Great choice

    5
    By Jezarate
    Went to see this at the movies and now I can't wait for iTunes to release it so I can add to my library.

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