Brett Blackmore is a high school senior whose exemplary GPA and college resume hides the fact that he's unintentionally sold his childhood for a future he's not even sure he wants. When his high-school senior prank goes wrong, his life crumbles before his eyes. In frustration he launches the F**k-It List - of all the things he wishes he'd done but was too afraid. The list goes viral and touches a nerve with teenagers everywhere, exposing the educational-industrial plex as a money-machine designed to encourage anxiety-ridden parents to sell their kids into years of Tiger-Mom style servitude. Brett decides he's going to break free - and make a run for a future of his own design.
13岁的艾米（安娜·帕奎因 Anna Paquin 饰）在一场交通事故中失去了母亲，只好被送到与母亲离异多年的父亲（杰夫·丹尼尔斯 Jeff Daniels 饰）身边。父亲经营着一座农场，整日琢磨各种稀奇古怪的发明，面对已经长大的艾米难免不知所措，二人最初的相处生疏而隔阂。艾米收拾好丧母之痛，也努力适应农场生活，一日在一片树丛发现一窝被遗弃的大雁蛋，她小心将它们捧回家里，并成功孵出一窝小雁，但是出于政府野雁不可以家养的规定，艾米必须要令这些小雁放归自然。父亲想出了奇妙的主意帮助艾米，他动手为她制作了一架滑翔机，让她带着小雁学会飞翔，然后在迁徙季节一路护送“雁妈妈”艾米带领小雁们飞向安大略湖，在这个过程中，一对父女的心也开始紧紧连在一起……