Wonder Wheel


Wonder Wheel
Wonder Wheel tells the story of four characters whose lives intertwine amid the hustle and bustle of the Coney Island amusement park in the 1950s: An emotionally volatile former actress now working as a waitress in a clam house; her rough-hewn carousel operator husband; a handsome young lifeguard who dreams of becoming a playwright; and her step-daughter, who is now hiding out from gangsters at her father’s apartment.

101 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Sex).
Drama, On the art circuit

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Credits

Cast
Jim Belushi, Juno Temple, Justin Timberlake, Kate Winslet, Max Casella, Jack Gore, David Krumholtz
Director
Woody Allen
ScreenplayWoody Allen
CinematographyVittorio Storaro
EditingAlisa Lepselter
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS
Made in2017
Produced byAmazon Studios, Gravier Productions

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageLow to mild impact, fairly frequent.
NudityNone
SexNone (sic)
ViolenceLow impact, fairly frequent (emotional)
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
Comments
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USA MPAA rating

PG-13: Parents Strongly CautionedRated PG-13 for thematic content including some sexuality, language and smoking
Runtime101
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.


CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
15 +
Positive messages
1
Positive role models
1
Violence
1
Sex
2
Language
0
Consumerism
0
Drinking, drugs, smoking
3

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
David Rooney quote iconFilm reveals Justin's limitations.
5
Die Burger
Paul Boekkooi quote iconErnstige Allen 'n 'brombeer'.
10
24.com
Gabi Zietsman quote iconWonder Wheel may be a pretty film, but underneath the glamour is a man that has no sense of what relationships are, and looks like he puts his actors through a lot of stress.
5
Metacritic.com
29 critics
9
Rottentomatoes critics
87 critics
11
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconWonder Wheel gathers a charming cast in an inviting period setting, but they aren’t enough to consistently breathe life into a Woody Allen project that never quite comes together.
7
CommonSenseMedia
Staff evaluation quote iconAdult themes in heavy but beautifully filmed drama.
15

What the People say

Rottentomatoes users
962 users
13
IMDB
725 Netizens
12
The Movie DB
Community
3

Average .. 45%

9

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