The Trip to Italy Synopsis
Two friends enjoy sumptuous meals and lively conversations during a tour of Italy.

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By Nikola Grozdanovic
By the time the curtains draw to a bittersweet close, you’ll walk out feeling rejuvenated, satisfied, well replenished in humor and...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Chris Nashawaty
While this sequel lacks the novelty of the first course, it's just as soulful and silly.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
As funny as the first go-round, more beautiful to look at, and better conceived.
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By Scott Foundas
Now and then, Winterbottom nudges the movie in the direction of narrative... But even when it’s just ambling about, The Trip to Italy casts...
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
He’s like a globe-trotting Richard Linklater. And with Winterbottom’s first-ever sequel, his “Trip” films now rival ?Linklater’s “Before”...
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McClatchy-Tribune News Service

By Roger Moore
A leg up on the first “Trip,” an altogether more delightful vacation with two blokes who might wear us and each other out along the way....
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By Glenn Kenny
If you go in for allusive British humor that builds slowly from dry to uproarious, as executed by two absolute masters of the form, The...
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
If The Trip to Italy begins shakily, it ends with expansive bliss, a father and son reconnecting off the shores of Capri as Gustav Mahler’s...
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The Wrap

By Alonso Duralde
Winterbottom and cinematographer James Clarke use the gloss of both food porn and travel porn to occasionally distract us from the darker...
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By Alonso Duralde
Winterbottom and cinematographer James Clarke use the gloss of both food porn and travel porn to occasionally distract us from the darker...
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The joy in laughter and wit

By ladysutra
I was happy watching this film. I was in Italy with these guys, privy to their banter where wit, imagination, and play reigned supreme! And the food, oh the food....True, both characters are flawed...

A worthwhile trip

By jeffny2003
The second "buddy"/food trip for Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon is sure to please your palate as well as your funny bone. The actors portray modified versions of themselves while traveling around...

Beautiful scenery and food. No more!

By drkj4u2

By kontactkellynow
What a waste of time. The whole movie was STUPID, I thought I was on candid camera. It sucked! I only managed to stay because I had a large popcorn and drink and it was thunder storming outside. Two...

By patjanis1
Aweful!!!! I was thankful for some scenery at least....

When will it end?

By jcarlet3
Tremendously boring movie. All of the witty lines were in the trailer. There are a few times that you think the movie is going to provide a little depth or substance, but it quickly fades away to...

This was a waste of time unless you need a nap!

By lazarus4
Last night I mistakenly took a chance on this "Trip to Italy" and found it a ridiculous and pretentious piece of garbage! I have been to many of the locales shown and while pleasant to see them...

A big thumbs down!

By Rk873
I was so excited to see this movie - the scenery in Italy was magnificent! The movie itself was terrible! The actors overacted. I was so bored after a few minutes that I was about to leave the...

scenery wonderful

By aayl
characters insufferable...


By ljbeachkitty
This was the worst movie I've ever seen. Tonight was the first time in my life I've asked for my money back and I wasn't the only one who asked for a refund. Not one laugh from anyone in the...