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In Theaters October 17 (28 days)
Billy Crudup plays Sam, a former high-profile advertising executive whose life is torn apart by the sudden death of his son. Living off the grid on a docked sailboat, he wastes away his days while drowning his pain in alcohol. When Sam discovers a box filled with his son's demo tapes and lyrics, his own child's musical talent is a revelation for him, a grieving father who felt he'd been absent from his son's life. Communing with his deceased son's dashed dreams, Sam learns each song and eventually musters the will to perform one at a local bar. When Quentin (Yelchin), a… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 80%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Somewhat baffling in retrospect, if actually rather bland and formulaic to watch."
‑ Dennis Harvey, Variety
"Crudup is as good as it gets when playing impaired, almost always making choices that are unexpected and manage to be funny without minimizing the depth of intoxication."
‑ Dan Fienberg, HitFix
"Despite it's conventionality, the film is funny enough and affecting enough that I could dig it."
‑ Dan Schindel, Movie Mezzanine
"Don't let the title of this film fool you-"Rudderless" is solid."
‑ Chase Whale, The Playlist
"Rudderless is the greatest film to emerge from Sundance this year."
‑ Ty Cooper, HeyUGuys
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