The Guilt Trip
The Guilt Trip (2012)

An inventor and his mom hit the road together so he can sell his latest invention.

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: April 30, 2013
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Critic Score: 38% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Seth Rogen and Barbra Streisand have enough chemistry to drive a solidly assembled comedy; unfortunately, The Guilt Trip has a lemon of a script and is perilously low on comedic fuel.

Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal

Andrew [Rogen], who has invented an organic cleaning compound, pitches it to retailers in a succession of meetings across the country that have no grounding in any known reality.

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James Adams
Globe and Mail

To its detriment, The Guilt Trip opts to work gently on the heart rather than hard on the funny bone.

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Richard Knight
Windy City Times

The laughs are gentle, of the chuckle rather than laugh-out-loud variety and they're plentiful enough to overlook the episodic sequences.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

The Guilt Trip pairs Seth Rogen and Barbra Streisand in the hope, no doubt, that sparks will fly. They don't.

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Richard Roeper
Richard Roeper.com

A breezy, funny and warm road-trip comedy.

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Phil Villarreal
COED.com

Rogen's deadpan misery meshes well with Streisand's oblivious idiocy, making the laughs roll in.

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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

Rogen and Streisand are reasonably funny together, though Rogen, always best when he's angry, is crowded into the role of a well-mannered straight man.

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Connie Ogle
Miami Herald

The Guilt Trip is clearly targeted at older audiences less than receptive to the crude jokes that made Seth Rogen famous.

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Bill Gibron
Film Racket

On paper, it must have seemed like a solid idea

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Flixster Audience Score: 39% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
Amazingly this film is based on a real life experience which one of the writers had with his own mother on a road trip. Whether this actually makes the film any… More
Cynthia S.
I thought that this movie was sweet....maybe it helps that I have always been a Barbra Streisand fan. Pairing her with Rogen was a good match, and together they… More
Melvin White
Joyce Brewster: Don't you see Andy? It was always you. You're the love of my life baby. "Get Ready For One Mother Of A Road Trip" I… More
Bruce Bruce
I was very disappointed in this movie, as the previews were better then the movie, its a shame when you have to show all the comedy in the preview's to… More
Anthony Lawrie
A road trip involving a Man and his nagging Jewish Mother. No, I wasn't rushing to the cinema to see this but I caught it on DVD anyway just to see and… More
Nani Vang
Not as bad as I thought it would be. It has it's drawn out parts, but makes you understand the mother/son relationship and think about your relationship… More