Walking Out Reviews

April 6, 2018
The second half is gripping. There's less time for talk, and the Smith brothers give us a superb sense of the fearful power of this landscape. Maybe that was the point all along: nature just keeps on giving and taking.
December 14, 2017
The mountain backdrops are stunning, but the movie's real draw is its understanding of how children pick up more from their parents than their skeptical, self-pitying moms and dads ever imagine.
October 12, 2017
A spare but deeply affecting male weepie, in which the intensity of feeling between father and son can find expression only under the most extreme circumstances.
Top Critic
October 10, 2017
You won't walk out of Walking Out.
October 9, 2017
Few movies have evinced such a specifically American understanding of the role that love plays (or doesn't) in becoming a man, or so openly confronted the notion that strength can only be passed down through suffering.
October 7, 2017
Walking Out settles into a comfortable survivalist-story groove, albeit one specifically designed to dehydrate emotionally repressed males one sob at a time.
October 6, 2017
The film works best as a simple tale of a 'civilized' person's immersion in the natural world, conveyed through scenes of physical struggle.
October 5, 2017
Even when its plot starts to sag, "Walking Out" remains beautiful to watch.
October 4, 2017
It's a beautiful movie about unthinkable things.
March 21, 2017
Its unabashedly folky, less-is-more approach proves quietly moving.
February 3, 2017
Josh Wiggins makes an excellent and restrained stand-in for moviegoers who, more than likely, will have no idea what they'd do in his shoes.
February 2, 2017
A father and son are faced with a harrowing test of endurance in this snowy thriller with a burning heart.
February 1, 2017
An example of a survival movie that just isn't dangerous enough.
January 22, 2017
It's a brutal, blood-drenched story, but also a captivating and poignant generational saga that will stay with the viewer long afterward.