The Trip to Greece

critic Reviews

, 87% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score
  • The Trip to Greece sees this series subject to the laws of diminishing returns, but Rob Brydon and Steve Coogan remain reliably enjoying company.
  • , Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Debi EnkerThe Age (Australia)
    The Trip to Greece is like a tonic: exotic locations, charming restaurants serving delicious food, sunshine, sparkling blue waters. It's an enjoyable exercise in armchair travel, but it's also more than that.
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    Scott BryanBBC.com
    I know the whole point of this comedy series is to not have that much in the way of plot, but it doesn't feel like it's going anywhere.
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    Kevin CrustLos Angeles Times
    What began as a fairly lighthearted series of vignettes has developed some gravitas in the end.
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    Adam GrahamDetroit News
    Yet the melancholy of the outside world eventually creeps in and crashes the party like an unwelcome dinner guest, bringing "Greece" to an oddly unsettling finish.
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    Justin ChangNPR
    Personally, I hope we haven't seen the last of this squabbling, endearing duo - or heard the last of their Michael Caine.
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    Anthony LaneNew Yorker
    Not much has changed in a decade of tripping.
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    Blake HowardDark Horizons
    Even thinking about how damned unexpectedly penetrating and existentially resonant this movie and the series is, I want to well up.
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    A.S. HamrahThe Baffler
    The Trip to Greece cannibalizes not just the three previous Trips but also Winterbottom's Greed, which came out in March...This type of cringe humor is now reflexive and no longer quite reads as comedy.
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    Joshua BrunstingThe CriterionCast
    It's a road film, a buddy comedy and a rumination on age and mortality, all rolled into a quaint and gorgeously crafted piece of food porn that's endlessly watchable.
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    Matt BrunsonFilm Frenzy
    The comic banter between the pair is pure gold, which makes it more of a shame when the film turns dark and dramatic.
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