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The Guilt Trip Review

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3.5

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  • 38

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    Audiences deserve a resounding "mea culpa" for the embarrassing dreck, masquerading as comedy, in The Guilt Trip.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    The pretext of the movie, which was directed in broadbrush-cartoon style by Anne Fletcher from a coarse-textured script by Dan Fogelman, is a road trip taken by mother, Joyce, and son, Andrew.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Todd McCarthy

    A creakily old-fashioned comedy that forgot to pack the laughs along with the nudging and kvetching.

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  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    The Guilt Trip is not about Rogen, bubbeleh. Streisand is her own once-in-a-lifetime trip, looking gawjuss with that divine voice and those killer fingernails, and the sight of the lady scarfing down four pounds of beef at a Texas steak joint is one a Streisand lover can now cross off her bucket list.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Phillips

    Well, it's a masterpiece compared with 'Little Fockers,' the last movie featuring Barbra Streisand.

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