General Information

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Released Year: 2015
Runtime: 104 minutes
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Comedy, Drama
Directors: Ken Kwapis
Writers: Michael Arndt, Bill Holderman
Casts: Robert Redford, Nick Nolte, Emma Thompson, Mary Steenburgen, Nick Offerman, Kristen Schaal, R. Keith Harris, Randall Newsome, Hayley Lovitt, Linds Edwards, Susan McPhail, Andrew Vogel, Derek Krantz, Gaia Wise, Tucker Meek
IMDB: A Walk in the Woods (2015) - IMDB

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Ratings


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IMDB Rating: 6.4
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 5.4

Reviews

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The Hollywood Reporter - Todd McCarthy
A Walk in the Woods serves as a terrific showcase for two exceptionally durable stars.
75
Movie Nation - Roger Moore
It is funny, and Redford, gracious as ever, makes a wonderful straight-man for a comic co-costar who has the face, voice and posture of a geezer who probably should have tackled this healing hike 20 years earlier.
60
Variety - Dennis Harvey
It's pleasant enough cinematic comfort food, but even so, you may be hungry again soon afterward.
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Tampa Bay Times - Steve Persall
A Walk in the Woods is a trifle compared to 2014's Wild, which tracked a similar real-life journey toward self-discovery in richer detail. But darned if Redford's easy charm and Nolte's gravelly lack of it aren't enticing throughout.

A Walk in the Woods (2015)


In this new comedy adventure, celebrated travel writer, Bill Bryson, instead of retiring to enjoy his loving and beautiful wife, and large and happy family, challenges himself to hike the Appalachian Trail - 2,200 miles of America's most unspoiled, spectacular and rugged countryside from Georgia to Maine. The peace and tranquility he hopes to find, though, is anything but, once he agrees to being accompanied by the only person he can find willing to join him on the trek - his long lost and former friend Katz, a down-on-his-luck serial philanderer who, after a lifetime of relying on his charm and wits to keep one step ahead of the law - sees the trip as a way to sneak out of paying some debts and sneak into one last adventure before its too late. The trouble is, the two have a completely different definition of the word, 'adventure'. Now they're about to find out that when you push yourself to the edge, the real fun begins.