MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 6,319 this week

Down the Road Again (2011)

7.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.1/10 from 80 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...

Editors' Spotlight

Live Chat with Keanu Reeves

We conducted a Live Chat with Keanu about his upcoming film John Wick.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 57 titles
created 13 Sep 2011
 
a list of 2588 titles
created 31 Jan 2013
 
a list of 18 titles
created 11 Feb 2013
 
a list of 313 titles
created 14 Apr 2013
 
a list of 668 titles
created 17 Oct 2013
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Down the Road Again (2011)

Down the Road Again (2011) on IMDb 7.1/10

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... 

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
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
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
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A janitor at a small town ski resort, who also happens to be a little person, has his life dramatically change when he finds a stray husky and falls for an exotic dancer.

Director: Jeff Kopas
Stars: Jordan Prentice, Kristin Adams, Steven McCarthy
Control (2004)
Crime | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A sociopath on death row is given a chance to live if he agrees to take part in a chemical behavioral modification program.

Director: Tim Hunter
Stars: Ray Liotta, Willem Dafoe, Michelle Rodriguez
Biography | Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The story of the 1973 hockey season when aging legend Gordie Howe returned to the ice at the age of 44.

Director: Andy Mikita
Stars: Michael Shanks, Kathleen Robertson, Martin Cummins
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
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A father will do anything to protect his family's reputation when his unmarried teenage daughter becomes pregnant because she was raped by her brother's friend.

Director: William Fruet
Stars: Carol Kane, Donald Pleasence, Doris Petrie
The Terrorist Next Door (TV Movie 2008)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A dramatization inspired by the real-life events surrounding the recruitment and capture of Ahmed Ressam - aka the "Millennium Bomber". Ressam was convicted of smuggling a bomb into the ... See full summary »

Director: Jerry Ciccoritti
Stars: Kathleen Robertson, Chris William Martin, Chenier Hundal
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
Maniac Mansion (1990–1993)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Stars: Joe Flaherty, Deborah Theaker, Kathleen Robertson
Girls Club (TV Series 2002)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Three ambitious, but naive, young women work together at a prestigious San Francisco law firm and deal with everyday problems including sexist supervisors, stern bosses, back-stabbing co-workers and cheating boyfriends.

Stars: Gretchen Mol, Kathleen Robertson, Chyler Leigh
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
Neil Crone ...
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

A great Sequel to a Canadian Masterpiece
1 November 2011 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I can't understand why more of Donald Shebibs' movies are not readily available on DVD. I saw this one today and had to drive all the way to the Kanata Cinemas to see it. Disgraceful, that a film like this doesn't get better distribution.

This is a great sequel to a Canadian Classic. Often sequels just don't come up to the mark, but this one has got a great story and nearly all of the cast from the first film reprise their roles.

I'm very glad that this film was made. Too bad most Canadians will never see it nor even hear of it.

I'm disgusted with the way Canadian films are (non) distributed in this country.

If you can appreciate the original then you will love this film. If you didn't like the original then there is little point in seeing this one.


16 of 17 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:
?