Captain Fantastic

Jul 2, 2016 R 1h 58m

A father living in the forests of the Pacific Northwest with his six young kids tries to assimilate back into society.

Overall Rating

7 / 10 Verdict: Good
Avg. Rating: 7 # of Ratings: 6 # of Reviews: 4

Overall Rating

7 / 10 Verdict: Good
Avg. Rating: 7 # of Ratings: 6 # of Reviews: 4

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Director: Matt Ross



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  • BarneyNuttall


    8 / 10
    Captain Fantastic is a film with a unique perspective, an array of timely messages and a whole lot of heart. With an Andersonian inspired aesthetic, Captain Fantastic echoes Little Miss Sunshine in its critique of American culture from the perspec... Read the full review »
  • Papa knows best in "Captain Fantastic". This Sundance entry tells the story of a father and his six children whom he has raised in the American wilderness way - learning rock climbing, hunting and survival tactics such as self-defense. So the ques... Read the full review »
  • Captain Fantastic is, wait for it, fantastic. It's not often I watch a light hearted feel good film, they don't tend to stick in my cinephile brain. This though, is pretty much spectacular. A family living in the wilderness have to come to terms w... Read the full review »
  • Elite Reviewer
    Summer 2016 has been a wonderful year for independent cinema, and "Captain Fantastic" is no exception. The acting is...fantastic across the board, but especially that of Viggo Mortensen...this is an engaging, thought-provoking, emotional film... Read the full review »


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