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As inventor Andy Brewster is about to embark on the road trip of a lifetime, a quick stop at his mom's house turns into an unexpected cross-country voyage with her along for the ride.

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As inventor Andy Brewster is about to embark on the road trip of a lifetime, a quick stop at his mom's house turns into an unexpected cross-country voyage with her along for the ride.

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Get ready for one mother of a road trip

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Rated PG-13 for language and some risque material | See all certifications »

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19 December 2012 (USA)  »

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My Mother's Curse  »

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$40,000,000 (estimated)

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$5,290,629 (USA) (21 December 2012)

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$37,101,011 (USA) (1 March 2013)
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Nearly to end when they met Andy Margolis when leave on the right you can the house from Charmed halwells manor See more »

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In the first hotel room, Joyce turns off the lamp, and it is clear that she is not actually flipping a practical switch, but making a finger motion to cue the light change. See more »

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Joyce Brewster: I want the salad dressing on the side... it's a weight watchers thing.
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During the credits, more is shown of Andy and his mother dealing with each other during the long drive, that is, several of Rogen and Streisand's comic improvisations. The 'mini-screen' moves a few times to make room for the credits. See more »

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Funny, real, and honest.
29 December 2012 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

These days, people want vulgarity in their comedies. This is apparent with how well Appatow films do in the box office. Now, I'm not saying that I don't like raunchy comedies. In fact, 'Superbad' is one of my favourite movies.

I just don't understand why films like 'The Guilt Trip' get such negative responses from the audience and critics alike. Sure, this wasn't a cinematic masterpiece but neither was 'This Is 40' and that is getting a better response than 'The Guilt Trip' is.

Although I wasn't laughing out loud all the way through, the film made me think of my own relationship with my mother. I had a great time with 'The Guilt Trip' and would recommend it to anyone that is fed up with today's standards of comedy.

Funny, real, and honest. 7/10 - Thanks for reading.


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