MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 19,991 this week

Down the Road Again (2011)

7.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.2/10 from 84 users  
Reviews: 5 user | 2 critic

The sequel to the Canadian classic Goin' Down the Road (1970) picks up forty years later when Pete is on the cusp of retirement from his job as postie. Pete has been living in Vancouver, ... See full summary »

Director:

(as Don Shebib)

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 2655 titles
created 31 Jan 2013
 
a list of 18 titles
created 11 Feb 2013
 
a list of 8931 titles
created 25 Mar 2013
 
a list of 313 titles
created 14 Apr 2013
 
a list of 9988 titles
created 07 May 2013
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Down the Road Again (2011)

Down the Road Again (2011) on IMDb 7.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Down the Road Again.
1 nomination. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Business (2006–2007)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Vic Morgenstein (formerly Vic Morgan) has been distributing gruesome Asian horror schlock and soft-core smut for years. His flagship video series, "Drunk Chicks" 1 through 6, consists ... See full summary »

Stars: Rob deLeeuw, Kathleen Robertson, Nicolas Wright
Player 5150 (2008)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A day trader (Embry) and his fiancée (Robertson) get caught up in high stakes gambling.

Director: David Michael O'Neill
Stars: Ethan Embry, Kathleen Robertson, Christopher McDonald
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

An unsuccessful writer, who leads a dissolute life, has an affair with an ex-lover, who is the wife of a once-celebrated actor, but their relationship pushes them to confusion and obsession.

Director: Gregory Hatanaka
Stars: Norman Reedus, Kathleen Robertson, Missy Crider
In the Dark (TV Movie 2003)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Diagnosed as a schizophrenic, a daughter who maintains that her father was experimented on in the 1950s now believes that the CIA is after her.

Director: Leonard Farlinger
Stars: Michael Murphy, Kathleen Robertson, Joanne Vannicola
Dog Park (1998)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Sex comedy takes a look at contemporary dating mores and hypothesizes that the new dating location may be the dog walk in the park. A mild-mannered man loses his present girl friend to ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce McCulloch
Stars: Natasha Henstridge, Luke Wilson, Kathleen Robertson
Last Exit (TV Movie 2006)
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Shattered windshields. Twisted wreckage. Last Exit is an action-suspense drama that tells the parallel stories of two ordinary women - one, a single mother barely supporting her handicapped... See full summary »

Director: John Fawcett
Stars: Kathleen Robertson, Andrea Roth, Noah Bernett
Not Since You (2009)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A romantic drama about a tight-knit group of college friends who graduated from NYU the year of 9/11 and reunite years later for a weekend wedding in Georgia. Unresolved conflicts and love ... See full summary »

Director: Jeff Stephenson
Stars: Desmond Harrington, Kathleen Robertson, Christian Kane
Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

The 1946/1947 murder trial of young and beautiful Evelyn Dick remains the most lurid murder case in Canadian history. After children find only the torso of her missing husband, John, Evelyn... See full summary »

Director: Alex Chapple
Stars: Kathleen Robertson, Victor Garber, Brenda Fricker
XX/XY (2002)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Three friends begin a dangerous three-way relationship that spirals out of control, leading to dire consequences that haunt them ten years later.

Director: Austin Chick
Stars: Mark Ruffalo, Kathleen Robertson, Maya Stange
Glitch (TV Movie 2008)
Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

A new communication technology is invented, but when the inventors test the new product on themselves, there is a bug or two that need to be fixed.

Director: Randy Daudlin
Stars: Steve Byers, Maury Chaykin, Matthew Edison
The Fixer (TV Mini-Series 2014)
Action | Thriller
Stars: Eric Dane, Kathleen Robertson, Yanic Truesdale
Liste noire (1995)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

At the trial of a judge who was found with a prostitute, a list of clients pops up. It contains the names of some very influential judges and politicians. Then, dead bodies and death ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Marc Vallée
Stars: Michel Côté, Geneviève Brouillette, Sylvie Bourque
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Pete McGraw
...
Betty-Jo Mayle
...
Matt Burns
...
Betty Mayle
Cayle Chernin ...
Selina
...
Annie Burns
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Legal Secretary
John Cleland ...
Sammy
...
Jimmy
Elva Mai Hoover ...
Housekeeper
...
Sammy
Gene Mack ...
Lenny
...
Billy
Stephen Eric McIntyre ...
Mechanic
Sam Moses ...
Mike
Edit

Storyline

The sequel to the Canadian classic Goin' Down the Road (1970) picks up forty years later when Pete is on the cusp of retirement from his job as postie. Pete has been living in Vancouver, disconnected from his old life and friendships. On the verge of his retirement, Pete receives a call from an acquaintance of his somewhat estranged best friend, Joey. Pete learns that Joey is facing surgery for cancer. Days later, Pete is paid a visit from Joey's pal and Pete is given a package as he learns of Joey's demise. Joey has sent Pete the urn containing his ashes, 3 letters, money and the plea that Pete fulfill his final wishes. Instead of peaceful retirement, gardening and dreaming of a more creative life, Pete instead finds himself on the road again in the old Chevy. This road trip is a true adventure and each letter, a clue as to what will happen next. From the grave, Joey dictates Pete's next steps and ultimately changes the course of his life. First stop is Toronto where Pete is to find ... Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

sequel | See All (1) »

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

21 October 2011 (Canada)  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Follows Goin' Down the Road (1970) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Worth Going' Down this Road Again
20 December 2011 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I liked this movie. I enjoyed seeing some of the original cast members continue the story of the original film. A simple, if somewhat Dickensian story line, with a made in Canada feel. I think some part of me hoped for the look and feel of the original, i.e. low budget, grainy, gritty story. But probably not realistic to assume the director would try to capture the feel of the original, technology has changed too much. Loved seeing the same actors gather to finish the story they started so many years ago--though the time-lines seem a bit off if the original was 40-odd years ago wouldn't the "young" actors be playing people in their 40s?

We Canadians need to tell ourselves our stories. This is a good one and worth seeing with the original. More Don Shebib please, more of his DVD's, more main stream Canadian cinema.


4 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Down the Road Again (2011) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?