• Prince Avalanche (2013)

Prince Avalanche

Release Date: August 9th, 2013

DVD Release Date: November 12th, 2013

R |1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary

Two road-crew workers (Paul Rudd, Emile Hirsch) spend the summer of 1988 isolated and away from their city lives, eventually finding themselves at odds with each other and their women back home.

Cast: Paul Rudd, Emile Hirsch, Lance LeGault, Joyce Payne, Gina Grande, Larry Kretschmar, Enoch Moon, Savanna Porter

Director: David Gordon Green

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Muskat Filmed Properties, Dogfish Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

  • 60
    William GossFilm.com

    Prince Avalanche occupies a strange space between [Green's] broadly comedic fare and devoutly character-driven dramas, and while we’re happy to see him closer to the latter mode once more, let’s hope that he’ll be back in a bigger way the next time out. show more

  • 85
    NPR

    Prince Avalanche speaks insightfully to the joys and costs of being alone, and of the risk that comes with letting another person in. Bittersweet and deeply felt, it also shows with confidence the estimable and still surprising talents of its cast and director. show more

  • 80
    The Hollywood Reporter

    While the core elements of this reluctant buddy movie could almost constitute a pared-down theater piece, the film breathes with real cinematic expansiveness. Green’s poetic observation skills are the key to that seeming contradiction. show more

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