Adventureland (film)

Adventureland is a 2009 American comedydrama film written and directed by Greg Mottola, starring Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart and costarring Ryan Reynolds, Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader, Martin Starr, and Margarita Levieva. The film is set in the summer of 1987 when recent college grad James Brennan Jesse Eisenberg is making big plans to tour Europe and attend graduate school in pursuit of a career in journalism. However, financial problems force him to look for a summer job instead of traveling abroad, which places him at Adventureland, a rundown amusement park in western Pennsylvania. There he meets Emily Lewin Kristen Stewart, a coworker with whom he develops a quick rapport and relationship.

In 1987, James Brennan Jesse Eisenberg has two plans. The first plan is to have a summer vacation in Europe after graduating with a comparative literature degree from Oberlin College. His second plan is to attend a journalism graduate school at Columbia University when his holidays end. A few days after his graduation, his parents Wendie Malick and Jack Gilpin advise him to seek a parttime job rather than going to Europe when they unexpectedly announce that financial problems have taken a toll on them and they would be unable to financially support him.James gets a job at Adventureland, a local amusement park in his hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where his childhood friend Tommy Frigo Matt Bush works. Assistant manager Bobby Bill Hader assigns James to the games area. He meets his coworkers sarcastic Joel Martin Starr Bobbys wife and park manager Paulette Kristen Wiig Sue OMalley Paige Howard Mark Mark Miller the alluring Lisa P. Margarita Levieva and the parks technician, Mike Connell Ryan Reynolds, a parttime musician. Another games worker, Emily Em Lewin Kristen Stewart, saves James from being stabbed by a lyingcheating customer. ........

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