• Released
  • December 19, 2012
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 35 min
  • Comedy
  • 1,845 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: An inventor and his mom hit the road together so he can sell his latest invention.

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Critic Ratings

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75

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

Movieline

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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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Great!

By Agill960
This movie is great! Their honesty is refreshing! The character's easy going conversations kept me laughing and hanging on their every word.This is a great sit down movie and tugs at the heart like...

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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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