Away We Go

Lists: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Romantic Comedy

Brief Synopsis: "Verona De Tessant (Maya Rudolph) and Burt Farlander (John Krasinski) moved to Colorado to be close to Burt's Parents. Now Verona and Burt expecting their first child and are shocked to hear that his parents are moving to Belgium, leaving them in a place they hate living without a support structure in a place. They set off on a whirlwind tour of of disparate locations (Tucson, Montreal, Miami) where they have friends or relatives, sampling not only different cities and climates but also different families. Along the way they realize that the journey is less about discovering where they want to live and more about figuring out what type of parents they want to be."

Overall Ranking: 281 (Rank from 2009: # 4)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 33.33%
Regular 66.67%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
David Baruffi97
Rob from GuysFilmQuest83
Gorgon Reviews80(full review)

People Involved

  • John Krasinski (Burt Farlander)
  • Maya Rudolph (Verona De Tessant)
  • Carmen Ejogo (Grace De Tessant)
  • Catherine OHara (Gloria Farlander)
  • Jeff Daniels (Jerry Farlander)
  • Allison Janney (Lily)
  • Jim Gaffigan (Lowell)
  • Samantha Pryor (Ashley)
  • Conor Carroll (Taylor)
  • Maggie Gyllenhaal (LN)
  • Josh Hamilton (Roderick)
  • Bailey Harkins (Wolfie)
  • Brendan Spitz (Baby Neptune)
  • Jaden Spitz (Baby Neptune)
  • Chris Messina (Tom Garnett)
  • Paul Schneider (Courtney)
  • Sam Mendes (Director)