The Guilt Trip Synopsis
An inventor and his mom hit the road together so he can sell his latest invention.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
There are laughs throughout, but Guilt Trip isn't joke-happy. The humor is light and well observed, as when Mom keeps playing the audiobook...
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Well, it's a masterpiece compared with 'Little Fockers,' the last movie featuring Barbra Streisand.
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75

Miami Herald

By Connie Ogle
The humor is mostly gentle in nature; The Guilt Trip is clearly targeted at older audiences less than receptive to the crude jokes that...
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The Guilt Trip is not about Rogen, bubbeleh. Streisand is her own once-in-a-lifetime trip, looking gawjuss with that divine voice and those...
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The movie's silly, predictable, and surprisingly sweet - the sort of thing you can and probably should take your mother to.
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60

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The film's feel-good message is undermined by its ultimate purpose: As a vindication of the rights of Jewish mothers to annoy their...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
A creakily old-fashioned comedy that forgot to pack the laughs along with the nudging and kvetching.
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40

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
While the actors are appealing, their weirdly co-dependent characters aren't. And they don't learn enough to balance out the bland,...
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40

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The pretext of the movie, which was directed in broadbrush-cartoon style by Anne Fletcher from a coarse-textured script by Dan Fogelman, is...
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38

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Audiences deserve a resounding "mea culpa" for the embarrassing dreck, masquerading as comedy, in The Guilt Trip.
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Guilt Trip

By mikemasterson10
Not only does Barbara Streisand somehow manage to look like she's still 50 in this film, but she's actually funny, annoying and touching at pretty much the same time. The casting for this film (which...

A sweet movie

By BBelle
I knew it wasn't going to be a serious drama (certainly not with Seth Rogen sharing top billing), but it was enjoyable. Babs was funny and neurotic and a nudge, but lovable nonetheless. Go in...

It's not for everybody...

By JanGonza
I rated this movie a "MUST GO" because I loved it and enjoyed myself very much but I can see how not everyone would feel this way. The whole movie is just Seth Rogen and Barbra Streisand going back...

An odd crowd...

By niferjen33
Guilt Trip was an overall slow tempo-ed movie with a mash up between two generations of movie goers, the 20-30 year olds who are drawn in by Seth Rogen and the 40-60 year old Barbara Streisand fans. ...

Very funny and touching

By suemarie
I think that most people can relate to this movie in some way. A mother and son on a trip can be funny, but this is more than a comedy. Without his mothers knowledge Andy plans on taking his mother...

Waste of time

By riverbabe51
I went in thinking this movie would be funny and well written. I was wrong. I was sitting in the theater hoping the movie would just end already....

Heartwarming fun movie

By 4nicholas
I was skeptical about this movie because of some of the reviews that I read, but my son (15) and I really liked it. It was funny, heart warming and just a fun movie. It's not going to win any...

Sadly Difficult To Watch.

By Alon Patterson
To watch this is to feel pain for these ENORMOUSLY talented actors on the screen. Any problem here is definitely NOT their fault. In fact, they actually brought value to an otherwise amateurish...

Laugh out loud funny, heartwarming and relatable

By christinavernon
I didnt have high expectations going in- but came out impressed! Great casting, Barbara and Seth are believable as mother-son, and great plot twists along the way. I took my parents and we all loved...

TRIP OF GUILT... STAY HOME

By barspinner
A TOTAL WASTE OF TIME AND EFFORT TO GET TO THE THEATER TO SEE THIS DOG OF A MOVIE. WHAT WERE STRIESAND & ROGEN THINKING WHEN THEY READ THIS SCRIPT ??? ( THAT THEY COULD POSSIBLY SAVE IT FROM BEING...

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Rated PG-13 | For Language and some risque material
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 13+ Stereotypical mother-son comedy is predictably corny.
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