Land Ho!

Land Ho!
Land Ho!
  • R
  • 1h 35m
  • 2014
Certified Fresh82%
Common Sense Media Iconage 16+
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Mitch, a bawdy former surgeon, convinces mild‐mannered Colin, his ex‐brother‐in‐law, to embark on an unplanned trip to Iceland with him. In an effort to get their grooves back, the odd couple set off on a road trip that takes them through trendy Reykjavík to the rugged outback. Mitch and Colin’s picaresque adventures through Iceland evolve into a candid exploration of aging, loneliness and friendship.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

Certified Fresh82%
Critics Consensus: Gently amusing and agreeably modest in scale, Land Ho! uses its stars' warm chemistry to impart its poignant, quietly effective message.
Seattle Times
Soren Andersen

Eenhoorn brings an understated wry quality to his performance that nicely counterbalances Nelson's...

June 25, 2017
Chicago Reader
J. R. Jones

[An] engaging, low-key character study.

June 25, 2017
Detroit News
Tom Long

"Land Ho!" is an indie oddball of a movie that wanders about with two seniors looking to squeeze a...

June 25, 2017
Philadelphia Inquirer
Tirdad Derakhshani

It's a visual treat, yet has little else to offer.

June 25, 2017
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Common Sense Media

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Common Sense Says
Offbeat buddy comedy has language, drinking, some drugs.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that Land Ho! features some frank conversations between two 60-something men facing the twilight of their years. They discuss everything from retirement to sex to a bitter divorce and the death of a spouse. It's fairly weighty stuff that might not resonate with -- or, frankly, be of interest to -- younger teens. There's a fair amount of swearing, including "f--k," "s--t," and more. One character is sexist and doesn't hesitate to comment on women's clothing, body parts, etc. There's also a fair bit of drinking (once to the point of passing out) and some drug use (marijuana).

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Comedy
  • Release Date:July 11, 2014
  • Languages:English, Spanish
  • Captions:English
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