The End of the Tour

Lists: Drama, Biopic

Brief Synopsis: "The story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace, which took place right after the 1996 publication of Wallace's groundbreaking epic novel, 'Infinite Jest.'"

Overall Ranking: 712 (Rank from 2015: # 21)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 41.67%
Regular 58.33%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Silver Screen Riot Matt Oakes92(full review)
Marshall And The Movies88(full review)
Chris Nashawaty of EW85(full review)
Dan O'Neill85(full review)
Lisa Marie Bowman85 - A fascinating and low-key meditation of talent, genius, and depression
(full review)
Ryan Critic80(full review)
Citizen Charlie80(full review)
Gorgon Reviews80(full review)
David Baruffi80(full review)
Bryan Lienesch77 - A sweet yet sad story of nostalgia, loneliness, and what it truly means to connect with someone.
Rob from GuysFilmQuest77
Le Anne of Tinsel And Tine70 - So, where's the conflict? most of the conflict is internal. Lipsky is jealous of David's talent and success. He's also torn between falling into a friendship with a likable guy, and remaining an objective professional journalist...
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People Involved

  • Jason Segel (David Foster Wallace)
  • Jesse Eisenberg (David Lipsky)
  • Anna Chlumsky (Sarah)
  • Mamie Gummer ()
  • Joan Cusack (Patty)
  • Ron Livingston (David Lipskys Editor)
  • Mickey Sumner (Betsy)
  • James Ponsoldt (Director)