Paper Planes

Paper Planes

Poster for Paper Planes

Australian family film about how one boy’s passion for flight leads him the World Paper Plane Championships in Japan. Stars Sam Worthington (Avatar) and Deborah Mailman (The Sapphires).

2014Rating: PG96 minsAustralia
Kids & Family

Streaming (2 Providers)

Paper Planes | Reviews

85%27 reviews

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

All reviews on Rotten Tomatoes
Flicks, Giles Hardie

Flicks, Giles Hardie

It’s tempting to describe Paper Planes as a journey back to the good old days. When we made simple movies for a simpler time. In fact, that is half right. Paper Planes does harken back to a period not long ago when Australasian movies seemingly all focused on putting entertainment first, recognising that “high quality” and “high brow” are in fact entirely different phrases. The part that’s false is the simpler time - these films work just as well today, as Paper Planes gleefully proves.

Full review
Urban Cinefile

Urban Cinefile

Rousing and heartwarming family film in which winning, losing and family are everything.

Full review
The Guardian

The Guardian

Parents are likely to find it a welcome reprieve from dancing penguins, cuddly safari animals and merchandise tie-ins.

Full review
Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

It's a simple premise but rich in subtext, delivering a pointed message to the generation responsible for Australia's future.

Full review
SBS

SBS

Be prepared to tap your reserves of goodwill to overlook its flaws.

Full review
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

A winsome feel-good tale that pushes all the right buttons, though seldom gently.

Full review

Paper Planes | Release Details

Paper Planes is available to stream in New Zealand now on Google Play and Apple TV.