The Trip
The Trip (1967)

A television director experiments with LSD and embarks on a mind-expanding trip that causes him to reevaluate his life. This dated psychedelic drama is best known for the involvement of numerous future stars, including Jack Nicholson, who… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 1, 1967
DVD Release Date: September 11, 2007
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Critic Score: 31% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Bosley Crowther
New York Times

In trying to visualize a notion of what Peter Fonda goes through on an LSD trip, Roger Corman has simply resorted to a long succession of familiar cinematic images, accompanied by weird music and sounds.

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Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

Thematically, the film is as shallow as a puddle, but visually, it's a stimulating experience.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Although this style of filmmaking has been aped millions of times over on MTV and television commercials, it's still a pretty radical idea.

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

Roger Corman and Peter Fonda, trying to do for LSD what they did for motorcycles in The Wild Angels. It doesn't take

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Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat

It's not conventionally a good movie; there's little plot to speak of, and 83 minutes of psychedelia becomes a touch repetitive. However, it's still a captivating curio.

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Steve Crum

A psychedelic splash by Roger Corman noted only for its leads Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper.

James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

when strung out over more than an hour, watching someone else's chemically induced psychotropic experience starts to feel redundant, tiresome, monotonous even

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Emanuel Levy

Curio item: a cultural artifact that reflects the zeitgeist but shallow and disappointing as LSD feature

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Dan Lybarger
Nitrate Online

Intriguing period curio

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Flixster Audience Score: 53% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
This is a very interesting low Budget feature about the effects of LSD. The Trip, directed by Roger Corman with a script by Jack Nicholson is a well acted film… More
Marcus Woolcott
Probably better if watched while under the influence of drugs. Also needs more Dennis Hopper
Aj V
The Trip is literally an acid trip, written by Jack Nicholson himself, and starring Peter Fonda as the guy on a trip, which is really psychedelic, but sometimes… More
Lafe Fredbjornson
Fascinating and trippy movie.