In the summer of 1987, a college graduate takes a 'nowhere' job at his local amusement park, only to find it's the perfect course to get him prepared for the real world.

Selected Press

  • “… the most utterly and engagingly human youth comedy I’ve seen in ages.”

    – Colin Covert, Minneapolis Star Tribute

  • “With a keen affection for his own formative years, filmmaker Greg Mottola has crafted a funny and spunky amusement.”

    – Duane Byrge, Hollywood Reporter

  • “Adventureland may be targeted at teens, but it’s a sophisticated film that just happens to be about unformed people and their raw emotions.”

    – John Anderson, Newsday

Award Nominations

  • Independent Spirit Award: Best Screenplay

Key Cast & Crew

  • Director: Greg Mottola
  • Cast: Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Ryan Reynolds
  • Writer: Greg Mottola
  • Producers: Sidney Kimmel, Anne Carey, Ted Hope

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