Next Stop Wonderland
Next Stop Wonderland (1998)

Boston-based filmmaker Brad Anderson, (The Darien Gap) directed this drama about registered nurse Erin Castleton (Hope Davis), who is dumped by her political-activist boyfriend. Her mother, Piper (Holland Taylor), who runs a successful… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: August 21, 1998
DVD Release Date: October 2, 2001
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Critic Score: 74% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Endearing performances create characters you care about.

Robert Philpot
Fort Worth Star-Telegram/

For everything that works, there's something to get on your nerves.

Ruthe Stein
San Francisco Chronicle

A sweetly seductive romantic comedy!

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Emanuel Levy

Brad Anderson's stylish and original romantic comedy features a wonderful performance from Hope Davis.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

Next Stop, Wonderland isn't really much more than a beautifully acted, finely edited sitcom, but it creates and sustains an intelligent, seriocomic mood better than any recent film about the urban single life.

Jeff Millar
Houston Chronicle

There's not much to stop for in Wonderland.

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Brian Mckay

While I wouldn't say it revolutionizes the chick flick, it's certainly more clever and endurable than most of them.

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Sara Wildberger
Miami Herald

A soulful, thoughtful comedy!

Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press


Ethan Alter
Film Journal International

What makes the movie work is the character of Erin, easily one of the most interesting and involving creations, male or female, of the past year.

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Flixster Audience Score: 73% Flixster User Reviews
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Did you ever hear that old adage, "Love always finds you when you aren't looking for it" or "You can't find finds you."?… More
John Ballantine
This was supposed to be the film that launched Hope Davis' career as a mainstream actress but it didn't quite do that in the end. I thought this was a… More
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