Going the Distance (2004 film)

Going the Distance
Directed by Mark Griffiths
Produced by Stephen Hegyes
Shawn Williamson
Written by Eric Goodman
Kelly Senecal
Starring Christopher Jacot
Joanne Kelly
Shawn Roberts
Mayko Nguyen
Ryan Belleville
Katheryn Winnick
August Schellenberg
and Jason Priestley
Music by Patric Caird
Distributed by Seville Pictures (Canada)
Release dates
August 20, 2004 (Canada)
Running time
93 min.
Language English
Box office $1,230,897[1]

Going the Distance is a 2004 Canadian teen/comedy film directed by Mark Griffiths, and written by Eric Goodman and Kelly Senecal. A road movie set across Canada, its tagline was They came. They saw. They came. The film was released in Canada as Going the Distance, but for American release the film's title was expanded to National Lampoon's Going the Distance. The Canadian DVD release retains its original release title.

Produced by Brightlight Pictures and the first film underwritten in part by MuchMusic, Going the Distance was a brand extension for the music television channel and a foray into theatrical feature films by MuchMusic's then-corporate ownership CHUM Limited.

Recent changes to Telefilm Canada funding rewarded the producers of domestic films that were commercial successes in English Canada, and Going the Distance was a bid for such success.

Plot summary

Nick (Jacot), whose life seemed to be going perfectly, realizes he may lose his girlfriend to a famous music producer (Priestley). He sets out on a roadtrip from the west coast to go to the MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto, along with two buddies (Tyler and Dime), for the road trip of their lives.




Going The Distance OST
Soundtrack album by Various Artists
Released 2004
Genre Punk Rock

The Going The Distance OST was available soon after the movie was released.

  1. Sum 41Open Your Eyes
  2. Gob – Break
  3. The DarknessGrowing on Me
  4. Jersey – What A Wonderful World
  5. JetCold Hard Bitch
  6. Katy Rose – License To Thrill
  7. ThornleySo Far So Good
  8. Avril LavigneLosing Grip (Live In Dublin)
  9. The TrewsNot Ready to Go
  10. Swollen MembersWatch This
  11. Kyprios – Sex
  12. Sweatshop Union feat. Moka Only – Better Days
  13. Lester – Superfreak
  14. Motion Soundtrack – Knockin
  15. NickelbackSomeday
  16. Shania Twain - Man I feel like a woman


  1. http://www.boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=goingthedistance.htm

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