EXCLUSIVE CLIP: The Way, Way Back "Carry a Laser"

Jun 20, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. ET

The Way, Way Back reminds us of our awkward teen years. SheKnows has an exclusive clip from the film that highlights its talented and funny cast. Listen to the sweet and misinterpreted sounds of Amanda Peet.

The Way Way Back

Next month, get ready for a different kind of coming-of-age story. The Way, Way Back is a hilarious and heartfelt look at adolescence and finding your identity. The film is distributed by Fox Searchlight, which has given SheKnows an exclusive clip from the movie.

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The Way, Way Back stars Liam James as 14-year-old Duncan, who's about to have a truly transformative summer. He lands a job at a water park, where he works alongside its optimistic owner Owen (Sam Rockwell). Owen makes a positive impact on Duncan, helping him open up to others and himself.

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The following clip features Duncan, Trent (Steve Carell), Joan (Amanda Peet), Pam (Toni Collette), Kip (Rob Corddry) and Steph (Zoe Levin). It's a moment where Joan attempts to serenade the group with a performance of Mr. Mister's "Kyrie." Unfortunately, she confuses the lyrics and embarrasses Duncan.

The Way, Way Back clip: "Carry a Laser"

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Who hasn't had that happen on a summer vacation? Every once in a while adults want to shake their groove thing, no matter how disturbing it is. Sometimes you just can't fight the music. The Way, Way Back co-stars Nat Faxon and Jim Rash (Community), the Oscar-winning duo behind The Descendants, who also wrote the script.

The Way, Way Back opens in theaters on July 5.

What do you think of this sneak peek from The Way, Way Back?

Photo credit: Fox Searchlight