Adventureland

$16m

DBO

$1m

FBO
15 2007 107 minutes Facebook

Synopsis

Welcome to Adventureland, where the worst job imaginable is about to inadvertently turn into the summer that changes everything. Recent college grad, James Brennan had big plans to spend the summer on a life-altering trek through Europe, but when his parents have financial troubles James gets a summer job at the run down local amusement park, Adventureland, where he falls in love with a witty co-worker, Emily Lewin. In that bizarrely shady workplace, the young carnies have unforgettable and painful learning experiences about life, love and trust while James discovers what he truly values.

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Adventureland - The Tour

Adventureland - The Tour

Joel gives Brennan a mellow tour of Adventureland's games, revealing the tricks of the trade along the way. In this scene: James (Jesse Eisenberg), Joel (Martin Starr)

Adventureland - Closer

Adventureland - Closer

James makes a move on Em, but later receives some advice from Mike that makes him wary of further pursuit. In this scene: James (Jesse Eisenberg), Em (Kristen Stewart), Mike (Ryan Reynolds), Joel (Martin Starr)

Adventureland - Official Trailer (HD)

Adventureland - Official Trailer (HD)

Welcome to Adventureland, where the worst job imaginable is about to inadvertently turn into the summer that changes everything. Recent college grad, James Brennan had big plans to spend the summer on a life-altering trek through Europe, but when his parents have financial troubles James gets a summer job at the run down local amusement park, Adventureland, where he falls in love with a witty co-worker, Emily Lewin. In that bizarrely shady workplace, the young carnies have unforgettable and painful learning experiences about life, love and trust while James discovers what he truly values.

Adventureland - Summer Jobs

Adventureland - Summer Jobs

James learns he is unqualified to wait tables...and drive an asphalt mixer. Last resort? Adventureland. In this scene: James (Jesse Eisenberg)

Adventureland - I Can Give You a Ride

Adventureland - I Can Give You a Ride

The Adventureland crew drinks in the parking lot after work, and James happily accepts a ride home. In this scene: James (Jesse Eisenberg), Em (Kristen Stewart)

Adventureland - The Derby Race

Adventureland - The Derby Race

Bobby offers James some pointers on announcing the Derby Race game. Across the park, Em watches on. In this scene: James (Jesse Eisenberg), Bobby (Bill Hader), Paulette (Kristen Wiig), Em (Kristen Stewart)

Adventureland - The Gift

Adventureland - The Gift

James's friend, Eric, gives him a gift to make the summer more enjoyable. In this scene: James (Jesse Eisenberg), Eric (Michael Zegen)

Adventureland - Shut It Down

Adventureland - Shut It Down

James inadvertently lands a date with Lisa P.; while also getting sound advice from Mike regarding his current love life. In this scene: Lisa P. (Margarita Levieva), James (Jesse Eisenberg), Pete (Dan Bittner), Mike (Ryan Reynolds)

Adventureland - Grad School

Adventureland - Grad School

After Em gives James a ride home, they talk about James's dreams of journalism and grad school in New York City. In this scene: James (Jesse Eisenberg), Em (Kristen Stewart)

Adventureland - No One Ever Wins a Panda

Adventureland - No One Ever Wins a Panda

Without even a look at his resume, James is hired onto the games crew at Adventureland. In this scene: James (Jesse Eisenberg), Paulette (Kristen Wiig), Bobby (Bill Hader)

Adventureland - Are You High?

Adventureland - Are You High?

James is accused of being high on the job then gets in a fight with a customer who realizes a game is rigged. In this scene: James (Jesse Eisenberg), Bobby (Bill Hader), Paulette (Kristen Wiig), Joel (Martin Starr), Em (Kristen Stewart)

Adventureland - Some Things Never Change

Adventureland - Some Things Never Change

James returns to Adventureland to pick up his last paycheck and runs into a familiar face. In this scene: James (Jesse Eisenberg), Bobby (Bill Hader), Paulette (Kristen Wiig), Mike (Ryan Reynolds)

Adventureland - Cut Off

Adventureland - Cut Off

Recent college grad James Brennan learns he has to start supporting himself, forcing him to cancel his graduation trip in lieu of a summer job. In this scene: James (Jesse Eisenberg)

Adventureland - Is It Worth It?

Adventureland - Is It Worth It?

When a difficult customer threatens James, Em runs to his rescue. In this scene: James (Jesse Eisenberg), Em (Kristen Stewart)

Adventureland - 4th Of July

Adventureland - 4th Of July

James, Em and Joel, celebrate the 4th of July. In this scene: Bobby (Bill Hader), Paulette (Kristin Wiig), Em (Kristen Stewart), James (Jesse Eisenberg), Joel (Martin Starr)

Now Playing: Adventureland - The Tour
Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Martin Starr

Joel gives Brennan a mellow tour of Adventureland's games, revealing the tricks of the trade along the way. In this scene: James (Jesse Eisenberg), Joel (Martin Starr)