College Road Trip
College Road Trip (2008)

A high-school student (Raven Symone) with noble dreams of becoming a public defender sets out to visit potential universities in the unwanted company of her father (Martin Lawrence) -- an overprotective cop -- in this road trip comedy… More

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Rated: G
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: March 3, 2008
DVD Release Date: July 15, 2008
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Critic Score: 12% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Filled with shrill gags and middling slapstick, College Road Trip is woefully short on comic imagination.

Nathan Rabin
AV Club

Martin Lawrence's long, sad devolution from the poor man's young Eddie Murphy to the poor man's late-period Eddie Murphy continues.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

It is genuinely, consistently, indisputably putrid.

Matthew Pejkovic
Matt's Movie Reviews

A gag inducing over the top mess of a family film.

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Derek Adams
Time Out

Even with a brief running time, 'College Road Trip' is an ordeal that even its target audience will find dispiritingly lame.

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Andrea Gronvall
Chicago Reader

The comedian Sinbad once said that Hollywood seeks out original talents but then tries to make them just like everyone else. A case in point is Martin Lawrence.

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Steve Davis
Austin Chronicle

A Disney production that would seemingly be more at home on the Disney Channel than in the local multiplex.

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Amy Nicholson
Boxoffice Magazine

James' outlandish ruses to make his firstborn a Wildcat are fun; the push-pull parent-child dynamic generic, but sweet. But the writers comedy failsafe is "Cut to the pig!"

Ethan Gilsdorf
Boston Globe

It's a dark day indeed when a movie's funniest moments involve Donny Osmond.

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Jonathan W. Hickman
Entertainment Insiders

To put it bluntly, this trip isn't worth taking for the vast majority of movie-goers.

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Flixster Audience Score: 50% Flixster User Reviews
Eugene Bernabe
Although its stars have solid chemistry, it isn't enough to win audiences over. College Road Trip is a bundle of gags and slapstick humor that doesn't… More
Michael Edwards
funny road trip film, with good heartwarming message, and fun for the whole family
Sanjay Rema
Pretty much what you'd expect. Unless you are watching with a group of elementary school kids you are baby sitting (like me), there isn't any reason… More
Bentley Lyles
Totally forgettable.
Jim Careter
This movie was not funny at all. It is one of the cheesiest and most ridiculous movies youll see. It had terrible comedy, because believe me, nobody I know… More
Nicki Marie
Feels like a tv movie aimed at tweens and family. Not really that great, but seen worse.