• Next Stop Wonderland (1998)

Next Stop Wonderland

Release Date: August 21st, 1998

DVD Release Date: May 9th, 2000

R |1 hr 51 min

Plot Summary

Boston residents nurse Erin Castleton (Hope Davis) and marine biology student Alan Monteiro (Alan Gelfant) don't know each another, but they share a frustration: their romantic lives. Having split with boyfriend Sean, Erin is unwillingly back on the market thanks to her mother, who places a singles ad in Erin's name. Scrambling for cash to repay a debt, Alan has little time for love. They almost meet on a train and at an aquarium. When they finally do meet, will they hit it off?

Cast: Hope Davis, Alan Gelfant, Victor Argo, H. Jon Benjamin, Cara Buono, Lawrence Gilliard Jr., Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jason Lewis

Director: Brad Anderson

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Miramax

Keywords: Relationships, 1990s, Quest, Amusing, Madcap, Love, Passionate, Mother

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Ruthe SteinSan Francisco Chronicle

    Both actors are so appealing, you root for the inevitable meeting to happen somewhere in the vicinity of Wonderland. show more

  • 63
    Liam LaceyThe Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    The characters in Wonderland show an intelligent complexity and sharpness of contemporary observation that transcends romantic-comedy clichés. show more

  • 63
    James BerardinelliReelViews

    There are times when, as diverting as it can be, Next Stop, Wonderland feels like a lengthy prologue to an as-yet unmade film. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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