Come Away Home (2005)





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Uplifting coming-of-ager about a headstrong 12-year-old (Jordan-Claire Green) from New York who bonds with her grandfather (Paul Dooley) one summer on an island off South Carolina. Lea Thompson, Martin Mull. Directed by Doug McKeon.
Drama , Kids & Family
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Paul Dooley
as Grandpa Donald
Jordan-Claire Green
as Annie Lamm
Martin Mull
as Barney
Gregg Russell
as Bearded Man
Sonya Eddy
as Sonya Warfield
Kristen Renton
as Ashley Green
Sal Catalano
as Lance Shoals
Asher Book
as Chris
Zach Hanks
as Dep. Reed
David Keith
as Sheriff Jantz
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Critic Reviews for Come Away Home

All Critics (2) | Top Critics (1)

Predictable as a picturesque beach sunset.

Full Review… | April 28, 2005
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Top Critic

Touching movie about the importance of family.

Full Review… | January 1, 2011
Common Sense Media

Audience Reviews for Come Away Home


Ignore the clunky screenplay and acute overacting, and you might like this family film. It's worth watching, especially for Paul Dooley and this young girl who plays his grandaughter.

Paul Chambers
Paul Chambers

sweet movie about realizing what you have and not squandering it. a touching movie the classic coming of age city girl in the country realizing there is more to the world than malls and city fun.

C.G. Carrillo
C.G. Carrillo

I watched this movie while my boyfriend asked my dad for permission to marry me. So it is sentimental in that way... but it is also sentimental because it's about a young girl who unites her broken family together.

Dannielle Albert
Dannielle Albert

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