The Trip Reviews

September 25, 2003
Despite its flaws, it eventually gets under your skin and is sweetly moving.
September 5, 2003
There is absolutely nothing that hasn't been said more compellingly and originally somewhere else, and said often.
September 5, 2003
The story's third-act detour into tragedy is predictable and unwelcome, providing a resolution that is too pat and familiar to be moving.
August 1, 2003
By the time it's over you'll be able to fill a bumper sticker with everything you've learned.
July 21, 2003
The screenplay has huge holes, character motivations are inexplicable, the tone switches from serious to loopy and back to serious, and the editing is choppy and uneven.
July 10, 2003
The Trip almost dares you not to like it, even when its script heads in all the wrong directions.
January 10, 2011
doesn't insult your intelligence or rely strictly on clich to gain a few knowing chuckles
August 14, 2003
It's ... drenched in melodrama, saddled with a forced plot and surrounded by so many character stereotypes that the film almost becomes self-parody.
July 29, 2003
There are a couple of good aspects to "The Trip," particularly Steve Braun's performance, that will appeal to its niche audience.
July 25, 2003
Pack your sequined T-shirts, your favorite bell-bottoms, and a sturdy houseplant and get ready to take a sentimental trip with two guys who will first have you laughing and then shedding a tear or two.