The Couch Trip
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Michael Ritchie's The Couch Trip follows a long line of Hollywood films (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, The Disorderly Orderly) in which the psychos are seen as saner than the psychiatrists. Charles Grodin plays Dr. George Maitlin, a pompous radio self-help guru, who is having his own personal mental breakdown. Maitlin's lawyer puts in a call to a Cicero, IL, mental facility and the telephone is answered by schizophrenic mental patient John Burns (Dan Aykroyd). Thinking Burns is a crony of Maitlin, Burns is offered the job of replacing Maitlin during his recovery. Of course,… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 43%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Fitfully amusing ensemble farce."
‑ Scott Weinberg, eFilmCritic.com
"The Couch Trip is a knee-slapping comedy."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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