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The Trip (2002)

When 19-year-old gay-rights activist Tommy and 24-year-old Alan first meet in 1973, they find themselves on the opposite sides of the political coin. Despite their many differences, they ... See full summary »

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1973 Jogger
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When 19-year-old gay-rights activist Tommy and 24-year-old Alan first meet in 1973, they find themselves on the opposite sides of the political coin. Despite their many differences, they form a loving long-term relationship. In 1977, during Anita Bryant's crusade, an anti-gay book Alan wrote years before gets published without his consent. The book destroys Tommy's credibility as a well-known activist, resulting in Tommy and Alan's break-up. Seven years later, Alan is given a second chance, a reunion with Tommy and the opportunity to set things right. Written by Anonymous

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The things we do for love and things we should have done, all come together on The Trip.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for sexual content, language and some drug use | See all certifications »
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5 May 2002 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Falcon Lair Estate served as the setting for much of the film. This historic site once was home to Rudolph Valentino, Doris Duke, Gloria Swanson. See more »

Goofs

In the "1977" segment, the beer can has a modern-day pop-top. See more »

Quotes

Tommy Ballenger: So what do you two have planned on the menu, a menage-a-trois?
Beverly: Oh, no. Alan hates French food.
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References Kojak (1973) See more »

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Oh Sheila
Written by Reily Valentine / Strozzler
Published by Universal Music Publishing
Performed by Ready for the World
Courtesy of Universal Music
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Best film I've seen in years
9 September 2002 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

I have been hearing great things about this film for some time. I heard it's been selling out at almost every festival it has played in so I wasn't gonna take any chances. When it came to Texas I bought a ticket the day they went on sale. I have never seen an audience respond like this before. People were laughing their heads off one minute, and crying the next. This film has something for everyone. When it comes to your town, go see it!!!!


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