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Walkaway Joe (2020)

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the story of an unlikely friendship between a young boy searching for his father in pool halls across the country, and a wandering loner hiding from his past. In each other they experience the power of a second chance, and a shot at redemption.

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Cast

Jeffrey Dean Morgan
as Cal McCarthy
Julian Feder
as Dallas McCarthy
Julie Ann Emery
as Gina McCarthy
Michael Papajohn
as Coach Manny
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Critic Reviews for Walkaway Joe

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (1)

An overly familiar story of fathers and sons, of cycles of abandonment and years of pent-up resentments, without any fresh insight.

May 8, 2020 | Rating: 1.5/4 | Full Review…

Wright's film is remarkably poignant. It's a nice, warm salve of a movie, a charming indie gem about the things in life you can't run away from and the giants you have to topple to become your own person.

May 13, 2021 | Full Review…

I like to imagine that throughout the process of making any movie, everyone involved is fully convinced they're making a good movie. But with Walkaway Joe, I can't imagine that's possible.

May 27, 2020 | Rating: 2/10 | Full Review…

... a well-intentioned glimpse into both the fragility and necessity of father-son relationships that's ultimately more predictable than profound.

May 8, 2020 | Full Review…

Hews closely to formula (expect a BIG GAME). But the Deep South pool hall milieu, the lived-in characters and the top drawer supporting players make it

May 5, 2020 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

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