Trippin (1999)

A high-school senior finds himself walking a fine line between daydreams and reality in the comedy Trippin'. Gregory Reed (Deon Richmond) is soon to graduate from high school, and he frequently drifts into a Walter Mitty-style fantasy… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: May 12, 1999
DVD Release Date: February 1, 2005
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Critic Score: 18% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Nathan Rabin
AV Club

Intermittently funny and good-natured, Trippin' won't disappoint its target audience.

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

There are stray sparks of satiric wildness shooting out from this preachy teen message movie.

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Todd Anthony
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

The messages, in other words, are mixed -- which makes them pretty much consistent with the perspective of a hormone-driven 17-year-old boy. Viewed in that context, Trippin' doesn't fall quite so far.

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Robert Dominguez
New York Daily News

A disjointed, lowbrow comedy about a teen coping with his uncertain future through daydreams.

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Dennis Harvey

The pliant-featured Richmond is an agreeable, comically adept lead.

Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide

Swirl together a pious message movie, a silly high-school yuck-fest and a raunchy, booty-shaking comedy, and this picture is the infelicitous result.

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Rod Dreher
New York Post

An after-school special posing as Booty Call, stumbling badly over its clunky message-movie scripting.

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Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune

The teen comedy 'Trippin' features a clever technique, but it's trapped inside a stock premise that was exhausted years ago. At best, it would make a nice pilot for a TV sitcom.

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Dayana Stetco
Metro Times (Detroit, MI)

As the credits roll into oblivion, James Thurber's ghost puts out his cigarette. There's another movie he could've written!

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Flixster Audience Score: 78% Flixster User Reviews
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The charismatic Deon Richmond plays a high school senior and major daydreamer Gregory "G" Reed who is your typical loser. His fantasy life takes up… More