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The Trip (I) (2010)

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Steve Coogan has been asked by The Observer to tour the country's finest restaurants, but after his girlfriend backs out on him he must take his best friend and source of eternal aggravation, Rob Brydon.

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When Steve Coogan is asked by The Observer to tour the country's finest restaurants, he envisions it as the perfect getaway with his beautiful girlfriend. But, when she backs out on him, he has no one to accompany him but his best friend and source of eternal aggravation, Rob Brydon. Written by Anonymous

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Eat, drink and try not to kill each other.


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24 April 2011 (Greece)  »

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$77,904 (USA) (10 June 2011)


$2,014,922 (USA) (23 September 2011)

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The two Michael Caine lines that Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon repeat again and again - "you were only supposed to blow the bloody doors off!" and "she was only 15" - are from The Italian Job (1969) and Get Carter (1971) respectively... and actually she was "only 16". See more »


Steve: Death is but a moment... Cowardice is a lifetime of affliction.
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A Thought Provoking Lighthearted British Comedy
20 October 2011 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

I thoroughly enjoyed The Trip. Not only did the movie capture British humor perfectly but the scenery of Northern England's Lake District and the Pennine mountains made me want to go there. This movie did borrow somewhat from Sideways but in a less substantial way. This was a lighthearted, humorous road movie in the British tradition which also required you to think! The literary references throughout the movie such as the poet Coleridge and others was thought provoking and humorous at the same time.

If you are a fan of American comedy that is unfortunately coming out of Hollywood at the moment, such as The Hangover, Horrible Bosses etc, this will not be your cup of tea. I wonder after seeing this, how would it have been if Monty Python ever created a road movie of this sort?

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