The Trip

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 49 min.

Plot Summary
Food critic Steve Coogan and traveling companion Rob Brydon trade delicious barbs and clever remarks as they tour various eateries in northern England.

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Genres: Comedy

Distributor: IFC Films

The Trip (2010)

Release Date: June 10th, 2011|1 hr. 49 min.

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  • The Trip is probably too long, but I have to say "probably" because I would have been happy with an additional half-hour of Steve and Rob doing more impressions. show more

  • It's a relentless and relentlessly funny game of one-upmanship as the two men, playing somewhat exaggerated versions of themselves, roam the hills and dales, posh inns and poetic ruins of England's Lake District. show more

  • The project suffers badly from being largely improvised as the pair fall back on familiar impressions and old jokes. Lazy and indulgent, it smacks of being what the British call a "jolly," that is a freebie with no obligation to turn in work afterward. show more

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  • August 21, 2011 Dawn
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    I laughed out loud during this movie many times. Did I find the humor to get a little repetitive? Yes. But all in all, I enjoyed this movie about two guys on a gourmet food trip through the Lakes District of England. It\'s not earth shattering or provocative. But it is an enjoyable night at the movies.

  • July 24, 2011 Sheila
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    After reading so many positive reviews about this movie, I thought *************** like a great way to spend a couple of hours escaping the summer heat. I was expecting a witty, funny film, and instead, found myself bored to the point of closing my eyes. While my eyes were closed, I started thinking about all of the things that I could have been doing instead of watching this awful movie....After an hour of hoping that it would get better, I cut my losses and walked out. For a buddy/road movie, Sideways still can\'t be beat. For a wity adult movie this summer, Midnight in Paris takes the cake. As for The Trip, don\'t take it.

  • July 17, 2011 vm00000000096019
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    This movie was excellent. I recently saw the BBC 5-part series and watched it twice because it was absolutely hysterical. I couldn\'t get enough of this series and saw the movie, just to see if there were any differences. There were a few, the movie had a few extras (dream sequences, Steve slutting it up) that were pretty funny. Steve Coogan is at his personal best and his almost constant impatience with / intolerance of Rob Brydon is simiultaneously painful and an absolute riot. Rob Brydon is great, as usual, and has been a favorite of mine since Gavin & Stacey. They are both funny on their own, but, together, they are magic.

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