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The Trip to Spain (2017)

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Actors Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon embark on a six-part episodic road trip through Europe. This time they're in Spain, sampling the restaurants, eateries, and sights along the way.
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Actors Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon embark on a six-part episodic road trip through Europe. This time they're in Spain, sampling the restaurants, eateries, and sights along the way.

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The two amigos are back.

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11 August 2017 (USA)  »

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A Viagem a Espanha  »

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$40,875, 13 August 2017, Limited Release

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$1,157,604, 26 October 2017
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Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon talk about the song "The Windmills of Your Mind" by Noel Harrison and it is played at the film's ending. A different version of this song by The King's Singers was played at the end of the final episode of I'm Alan Partridge (1997), where Alan goes to see the unsold copies of his autobiography being pulped. See more »

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Steve says while at lunch that a version of 12 Years a Slave was made by HBO "about ten years ago". No such version exists but PBS did make a version in 1984 entitled Solomon Northup's Odyssey. See more »

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Rob: Do you know what the Welsh word for "Carrot" is?
Steve: No
Rob: Moron
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Spoofs Get Carter (1971) See more »

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Some Grins But No LOLs
6 September 2017 | by See all my reviews

Good but not great, this movie had me smiling throughout at the lighthearted banter, which was apparently mostly unscripted.

The movie follows two friends traveling through Spain so that one of them can write a series of restaurant reviews.

The focus is on their dialogue while they visit some tourist sights or sit in restaurants. There is not much of a story, and overall the film comes across more like a travel documentary rather than a movie.

The dialogue mostly covers food, Spanish history, and being middle aged. Most of the humor comes from the friends taking mild jabs at each other, and their impressions of mostly British celebrities such as Michael Caine, Sean Connery, Mick Jagger and Roger Moore. (There are many James Bond references.)

Overall, the formula is entertaining but I would be lying if I said it was not wearing a bit thin by the end of the film. I understand there are now three "Trip" films. I have not seen the previous two and I want to see them, although I am in no hurry because this is not the sort of comedy you can easily binge on.


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