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The Trip (II) (1967)

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Paul Groves (Peter Fonda), a television commercial director, is in the midst of a personality crisis. His wife Sally (Susan Strasberg) has left him and he seeks the help of his friend John ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sally Groves
Salli Sachse ...
Barboura Morris ...
Judy Lang ...
Beach Dickerson
Caren Bernsen ...
Katherine Walsh ...
Bárbara Ransom ...
Helena (as Barbara Ransom)


Paul Groves (Peter Fonda), a television commercial director, is in the midst of a personality crisis. His wife Sally (Susan Strasberg) has left him and he seeks the help of his friend John (Bruce Dern), a self-styled guru who's an advocate of LSD. Paul asks John to be the guide on his first "trip". John takes Paul to a "freak-out" at his friend Max's (Dennis Hopper) pad. Splitting the scene, they score some acid from Max and return to John's split-level pad with an indoor pool. Paul experiences visions of sex, death, strobe lights, flowers, dancing girls, witches, hooded riders, a torture chamber, and a dwarf. He panics but John tells him to "go with it, man." Would you trust John? Written by alfiehitchie

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Groovy Gravy!...The Trip is Out of Sight! See more »




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23 August 1967 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Lovely Sort of Death  »

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$450,000 (estimated)

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1.85 : 1
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Some of the music was provided by the group The Electric Flag. See more »


Paul Groves: [Holding an orange up to the horizon] That's the sun in my hands, man! Oh, it gives off an orange cloud of light that just flows right out over the sea! Wow!
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There are no opening credits. The title of the movie only appears onscreen once: above the pre-movie disclaimer. See more »


Referenced in Desperate Teenage Lovedolls (1984) See more »


Softly and Tenderly
by Electric Flag
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Semi-Hip Nicholson Written Corman Flick with Psychedlic Poster!
14 December 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Great cast, although Fonda wasn't cool yet (acting-wise) about LSD and "drugs & hippies & all that stuff", but Hopper is interesting and this trippy flicks rolls down the valley without too much effort (penned by Jack Nicholson). Nothing wrong with this one a budget wouldn't have cured in '67. Along the same lines as the WILD ANGELS (biker flick) "exploitation film" (Corman), but not insulting, or even pandering, but more trying to grab on without really reaching (film-wise), and a joy to see nowadays (and it's not pro-drugs or anything), even for the time.

Best performance = Dennis Hopper. Don['t sell it short if you were born before Chuck Berry and Elvis started Rock 'N Roll or you will wonder!

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