Downhill

Critics Consensus

No consensus yet.

89%

TOMATOMETER

Reviews Counted: 9

62%
liked it

Audience Score

User Ratings: 68

TOMATOMETER

N/A
All Critics | Top Critics
Average Rating: N/A
Reviews Count: 0
Fresh: 0
Rotten: 0

AUDIENCE SCORE

62%
Average Rating: 3.8/5

You may have noticed some of the recent changes we have made. To read more about what we’ve been working on behind the scenes, please check out our new RT Product Blog here.


Want to See

Add Rating
My Rating    

Downhill Photos

Movie Info

"Gordon (Richard Lumsden - Sightseers, TV's The Catherine Tate Show) is determined that he and best friend Keith (Karl Theobald - TV's 2012, Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa) will conquer Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk from St Bees in Cumbria to Robin Hood's Bay in North Yorkshire. But when a stray conversation determines that old school friends Steve(Jeremy Swift - Jupiter Ascending, TV's Downton Abbey) and Julian (Ned Dennehy - Tyrannosaur, TV's Luther) join them on the trip, their best-laid plans reveal multiple mid-life crises. (c) Rambling Road

Cast

Critic Reviews for Downhill

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (1)

A grey, farty plod, with increasingly little to sustain it bar the scenery.

May 29, 2014 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
Guardian
Top Critic

A sweetly maudlin directorial debut from James Rouse, it features winning turns from Richard Lumsden (as team leader Gordon), Karl Theobald (as best buddy about to drop a bombshell Keith) and Ned Dennehy (as drunken spice Julian).

Jun 10, 2014 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Downhill is a home-grown treat, and the perfect solution to anyone seeking an alternative to the preponderance of overblown blockbusters on screens big and small.

Jun 10, 2014 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

The transition from comedy to gently revelatory drama is nicely handled in James Rouse's engaging low-budget film.

Jun 10, 2014 | Full Review…

It's extremely rare for a low-budget mock-documentary to come together as well as this scruffy little British comedy.

Jun 10, 2014 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

Torben Betts' screenplay for this engaging, quintessentially British road/rambling movie combines knockabout comedy with surprisingly bleak observations about the way the men's lives have all veered off course.

May 29, 2014 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Downhill

There are no featured reviews for Downhill at this time.

Downhill Quotes

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

News & Features