The Guilt Trip

The Guilt Trip poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $37,134,215Details
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $7,551,546 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $2,440,356 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $9,991,902
Further financial details...

  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Synopsis

Andy Brewster is about to embark on the road trip of a lifetime, and who better to accompany him than his overbearing mother Joyce. After deciding to start his adventure with a quick visit at mom's, Andy is guilted into bringing her along for the ride. Across 3,000 miles of ever-changing landscape, he is constantly aggravated by her antics, but over time he comes to realize that their lives have more in common than he originally thought. His mother's advice might end up being exactly what he needs.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
38% - Rotten
Audience
39% - Spilled

Movie Details

Production Budget:$40,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 19th, 2012 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
Video Release: April 30th, 2013 by Paramount Home Video
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for language and some risque material.
(Rating bulletin 2248, 11/7/2012)
Running Time: 95 minutes
Keywords: Gratuitous Cameos, Dysfunctional Family, Widow/Widower, Inventor, Road Trip, Scene in End Credits, Voiceover/Narration
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Paramount Pictures, Skydance Productions, Michaels/Goldwyn

Cast

   Joyce Brewster
   Andrew Brewster
Julene Renee    kmart Receptionist
Zabryna Guevara    kmart Executive
John Funk    kmart Executive
Robert Curtis Brown    kmart Executive
Kathy Najimy    Gayle
Miriam Margolyes    Anita
Rose Abdoo    Diana
Tom Virtue    Mature Singles Man
Vivian Vanderwerd    Mature Single Woman
Worth Howe    Bob
Vicki Goldsmith    Young Joyce
Matthew Levinson    Toddler Andy
Joseph Levinson    Toddler Andy
Kevin O'Keefe    Budget Car Renter
Rick Gonzalez    Mark
Jeff Witzke    Middlesex Voice Over
Casey Wilson    Amanda
Steve Tom    OSH Executive
David Boller    Virginia Hotel Clerk
Gabrielle Gumbs    Stripper
Dale Dickey    Tammy
Analeis Lorig    Moonlight
Yvonne Strahovski    Jessica
Colin Hanks    Rob
Brandon Keener    Ryan McFee
Jeff Kober    Jimmy
Lorna Scott    Waitress
Kathleen Fletcher    Waitress
Kim Robillard    Emcee at Cattleman's Ranch
Brett Cullen    Ben Graw
Pedro Lopez    Hitchhiker
Jen Zaborowski    Caesar's Check-In Clerk
Fred Fletcher    Slots Player
Darryl Sivad    HSN Producer
Nora Dunn    Amy
Davis Neves    HSN Makeup Artist
Jackson Douglas    HSN Executive
Constance Esposito    HSN Executive
Adam Scott    Andrew Margolis, Jr.
Ari Graynor    Joyce Margolis
Patrick Harrigan    Man on Cell Phone
Shirley Charles    Frantic Mom
Dewain Robinson    Lost Son

Production and Technical Credits

Casting Director    Cathy Sandrich
Casting Director    Amanda Mackey
Music Supervisor    Buck Damon
Composer    Christophe Beck
Costume Designer    Danny Glicker
Editor    Priscilla Nedd Friendly
Editor    Dana E. Glauberman
Production Designer    Nelson Coates
Director of Photography    Oliver Stapleton
Executive Producer    Seth Rogen
Executive Producer    Barbra Streisand
Executive Producer    Mary McLaglen
Executive Producer    Dan Fogelman
Executive Producer    David Ellison
Executive Producer    Dana Goldberg
Executive Producer    Paul Schwake
Producer    Lorne Michaels
Producer    John Goldwyn
Producer    Evan Goldberg
Screenwriter    Dan Fogelman
Director   
Unit Production Manager    Mary McLaglen
First Assistant Director    Joe Camp III
Second Assistant Director    Malcom David Kelley
Re-recording Mixer    Scott Millan
Re-recording Mixer    Greg P. Russell
Supervising Sound Editor    Karen Baker Landers
Sound Effects Editor    Dan Hegeman

Home Market Numbers: Massive Update: May 5th, 2013

New releases for this week were a little bit stronger than last week earning the top three spots on the DVD sales chart and three of the top four spots on the Blu-ray sales chart. Unfortunately, those three releases were the only new releases to chart. Additionally, while they finished higher than last week's new releases, they didn't sell that much more. The Silver Linings Playbook opened in first place with 379,000 units / $6.36 million on DVD and on Blu-ray with 210,000 units / $4.82 million. This is weaker than I was hoping for. Its opening week Blu-ray share was 36%, which is great for a dramedy. Since then, the film has sold 727,000 units / $12.04 million on DVD and 375,000 units / $8.57 million on Blu-ray. The film made more than $100 million domestically and earned an Oscar, so I was hoping for much more. More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for April 30th, 2013

Like I mentioned last week, this week the biggest release on the home market is Silver Linings Playbook, while there are a couple other sizable releases, like Star Trek: The Next Generation: Season Three on Blu-ray. However, you quickly run into filler as you look down the list. Fortunately, Silver Linings Playbook is such a great movie that the Blu-ray Combo Pack would be Pick of the Week material, even during a busy week. It is not the only contender for that title. Even sight unseen, Kyatto-Ninden Teyandee Complete Series Megaset comes a close second, while Star Trek: The Next Generation: Season Three earned that title last week. More...

Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: The Guilt Trip

The Guilt Trip came out a week before Christmas, which is a great time of year to release a film. However, while it lived up to modest expectations, it was far from a hit at the box office. This is partially due to the huge amount of films released over the course of one week, but would it have thrived had it had the weekend to itself? More...

Weekend Wrap-Up: Christmas Catch-Up

All of the final box office numbers we're going to get are in, so let's take a look at the last two weeks at the box office. There were not a lot of changes with the final numbers and no film switched places, so there's not a lot to update. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey remained in top spot in both weeks with Django Unchained in close second this weekend and Jack Reacher a distant second the weekend before. The year ended with $10.76 billion, or about 5.8% higher than last year's total and just a hair above 2009's record total. More...

Christmas Weekend Wrap-Up

This year, Christmas fell on a really awkward day and compounded with the smart decision for some studios to close the entire week, dealing with the weekend box office numbers is a little trickier this year. We are still stuck with a mixture of final numbers and studio estimates, but since we won't get absolute final numbers till likely January 2nd, we should at least talk about the numbers we have. We won't be able to compare the full weekend to last week or last year, because we don't have the full weekend numbers. But since most of the films failed to match expectations, things look grim. More...

Weekend Predictions: Christmas Cacophony

For the next week, starting tonight and running till Christmas day, there are eight films opening wide, or at least wide enough to predict they will enter the top ten. Despite that level of competition, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, will very likely remain in top spot. Jack Reacher looks to be the best of the new releases, at least for the weekend. Meanwhile, This is 40 probably won't start as fast, but Judd Apatow's films tend to have really good legs. Monsters, Inc. is debuting in 3D tonight, but is destined to be a midlevel hit and nothing more. The Guilt Trip is also opening tonight, but I'm not sure it has the buzz to even be a midlevel hit. The final new release of the weekend is Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away, but with an opening theater count of just 800, it will struggle just to reach to the top ten. And because Christmas lands on the Tuesday, and we won't have another weekend prediction column till Friday, we need to talk about the three Christmas day releases, Django Unchained, Les Miserables, and Parental Guidance. Last year, Christmas day landed on the Sunday, which makes the comparisons between weekends nearly impossible. I'm going to assume 2012 is going to come out ahead, mainly because they had nothing to compare to The Hobbit, so as long as this year's new releases are as strong as last years holdovers, victory is a safe bet. More...

2012 Preview: December

November was a strong month and left 2012 with a very easy path to a new all time record. There was only one major miss the entire month, Rise of the Guardians, while The Silver Linings Playbook was pulled from wide release at the last minute, so it is a little hard to judge its box office performance. On the positive side, Skyfall might top original expectations by $100 million. All this December has to do is maintain pace with last December to ensure 2012 sets the new record. I would like to say that will be easy to do, but I really don't know. Last year, there was only one $200 million hit, Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol, plus a few others that reached $100 million, so the bar isn't set too high. This year, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is expected to at least come close to $300 million. Some think it will earn more than $400 million. However, it could also be the last film to make $100 million till February. December is normally a very good month to release a film, but the release schedule is so messed up that it makes it very hard to predict what will happen. There appears to be just ten films opening truly wide this month (I'm getting mixed signals on a few of them). That's a really light schedule for a month and a light schedule tends to help maximize the box office potential for individual films. However, eight of these films open wide within a seven-day period. That's insane. There's no way all of those films will find an audience and there's a chance that due to the competition, none of them will. Let's hope the situation isn't as bad as that, but there are some serious reasons to be concerned for most new releases coming out this month. More...

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/12/19 2 $1,029,734   2,431 $424   $1,029,734 1
2012/12/20 2 $1,000,880 -3% 2,431 $412   $2,030,614 2
2012/12/21 5 $1,489,795 +49% 2,431 $613   $3,520,409 3
2012/12/22 6 $2,062,410 +38% 2,431 $848   $5,582,819 4
2012/12/23 6 $1,738,424 -16% 2,431 $715   $7,321,243 5
2012/12/24 6 $1,118,091 -36% 2,431 $460   $8,439,334 6
2012/12/25 7 $2,611,450 +134% 2,431 $1,074   $11,050,784 7
2012/12/26 8 $1,663,644 -36% 2,431 $684   $12,714,428 8
2012/12/27 9 $1,695,928 +2% 2,431 $698   $14,410,356 9
2012/12/28 9 $2,164,119 +28% 2,431 $890   $16,574,475 10
2012/12/29 8 $2,411,211 +11% 2,431 $992   $18,985,686 11
2012/12/30 8 $1,972,132 -18% 2,431 $811   $20,957,818 12
2012/12/31 8 $1,813,103 -8% 2,431 $746   $22,770,921 13
2013/01/01 8 $2,063,866 +14% 2,431 $849   $24,834,787 14
2013/01/02 9 $956,623 -54% 2,431 $394   $25,791,410 15
2013/01/03 9 $885,524 -7% 2,431 $364   $26,676,934 16
2013/01/04 9 $1,465,245 +65% 2,312 $634   $28,142,179 17
2013/01/05 9 $1,905,164 +30% 2,312 $824   $30,047,343 18
2013/01/06 10 $1,064,539 -44% 2,312 $460   $31,111,882 19
2013/01/07 9 $335,252 -69% 2,312 $145   $31,447,134 20
2013/01/08 9 $440,785 +31% 2,312 $191   $31,887,919 21
2013/01/09 10 $347,271 -21% 2,312 $150   $32,235,190 22
2013/01/10 10 $327,707 -6% 2,312 $142   $32,562,897 23
2013/01/11 - $597,451 +82% 1,606 $372   $33,160,348 24
2013/01/12 - $872,248 +46% 1,606 $543   $34,032,596 25
2013/01/13 - $431,461 -51% 1,606 $269   $34,464,057 26
2013/01/14 16 $135,486 -69% 1,606 $84   $34,599,543 27
2013/01/15 16 $185,335 +37% 1,606 $115   $34,784,878 28
2013/01/16 16 $147,116 -21% 1,606 $92   $34,931,994 29
2013/01/17 16 $160,590 +9% 1,606 $100   $35,092,584 30
2013/01/18 21 $173,086 +8% 642 $270   $35,265,670 31
2013/01/19 22 $259,886 +50% 642 $405   $35,525,556 32
2013/01/20 23 $172,222 -34% 642 $268   $35,697,778 33
2013/01/21 24 $119,552 -31% 642 $186   $35,817,330 34
2013/01/22 - $57,800 -52% 642 $90   $35,875,130 35
2013/01/23 - $45,948 -21% 642 $72   $35,921,078 36
2013/01/24 - $50,376 +10% 642 $78   $35,971,454 37
2013/01/25 - $70,028 +39% 352 $199   $36,041,482 38
2013/01/26 - $128,483 +83% 352 $365   $36,169,965 39
2013/01/27 - $69,953 -46% 352 $199   $36,239,918 40
2013/01/28 - $22,471 -68% 352 $64   $36,262,389 41
2013/01/29 - $31,813 +42% 352 $90   $36,294,202 42
2013/01/30 - $24,953 -22% 352 $71   $36,319,155 43
2013/01/31 - $25,749 +3% 352 $73   $36,344,904 44
2013/02/01 - $54,713 +112% 291 $188   $36,399,617 45
2013/02/02 - $85,697 +57% 291 $294   $36,485,314 46
2013/02/03 - $32,404 -62% 291 $111   $36,517,718 47
2013/02/04 - $14,283 -56% 291 $49   $36,532,001 48
2013/02/05 - $20,077 +41% 291 $69   $36,552,078 49
2013/02/06 - $18,362 -9% 291 $63   $36,570,440 50
2013/02/07 - $17,097 -7% 291 $59   $36,587,537 51
2013/02/08 - $31,270 +83% 225 $139   $36,618,807 52
2013/02/09 - $48,451 +55% 225 $215   $36,667,258 53
2013/02/10 - $28,304 -42% 225 $126   $36,695,562 54
2013/02/11 - $9,997 -65% 225 $44   $36,705,559 55
2013/02/12 - $11,545 +15% 225 $51   $36,717,104 56
2013/02/13 - $9,564 -17% 225 $43   $36,726,668 57
2013/02/14 - $16,411 +72% 143 $115   $36,743,079 58
2013/02/15 - $14,419 -12% 88 $164   $36,757,498 59
2013/02/16 - $20,696 +44% 88 $235   $36,778,194 60
2013/02/17 - $16,613 -20% 88 $189   $36,794,807 61
2013/02/18 - $10,509 -37% 88 $119   $36,805,316 62
2013/02/19 - $6,076 -42% 88 $69   $36,811,392 63
2013/02/20 - $6,492 +7% 88 $74   $36,817,884 64
2013/02/21 - $6,180 -5% 88 $70   $36,824,064 65
2013/02/22 - $39,740 +543% 186 $214   $36,863,804 66
2013/02/23 - $62,893 +58% 186 $338   $36,926,697 67
2013/02/24 - $34,895 -45% 186 $188   $36,961,592 68
2013/02/25 - $12,727 -64% 186 $68   $36,974,319 69
2013/02/26 - $15,422 +21% 186 $83   $36,989,741 70
2013/02/27 - $13,336 -14% 186 $72   $37,003,077 71
2013/02/28 - $14,602 +9% 186 $79   $37,017,679 72
2013/03/01 - $22,841 +56% 133 $172   $37,040,520 73
2013/03/02 - $37,725 +65% 133 $284   $37,078,245 74
2013/03/03 - $22,766 -40% 133 $171   $37,101,011 75
2013/03/04 - $6,935 -70% 133 $52   $37,107,946 76
2013/03/05 - $8,940 +29% 133 $67   $37,116,886 77
2013/03/06 - $8,444 -6% 133 $63   $37,125,330 78
2013/03/07 - $8,885 +5% 133 $67   $37,134,215 79

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/12/21 6 $5,290,629   2,431 $2,176   $7,321,243 5
2012/12/28 8 $6,547,462 +24% 2,431 $2,693   $20,957,818 12
2013/01/04 9 $4,434,948 -32% 2,312 $1,918   $31,111,882 19
2013/01/11 15 $1,901,160 -57% 1,606 $1,184   $34,464,057 26
2013/01/18 22 $605,194 -68% 642 $943   $35,697,778 33
2013/01/25 29 $268,464 -56% 352 $763   $36,239,918 40
2013/02/01 34 $172,814 -36% 291 $594   $36,517,718 47
2013/02/08 36 $108,025 -37% 225 $480   $36,695,562 54
2013/02/15 47 $51,728 -52% 88 $588   $36,794,807 61
2013/02/22 34 $137,528 +166% 186 $739   $36,961,592 68
2013/03/01 43 $83,332 -39% 133 $627   $37,101,011 75

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
5/5/20132195,364 195,364$3,358,307$3,358,3071
5/12/2013589,423-54% 284,787$1,747,325$5,105,6332
5/19/20131137,142-58% 321,929$741,354$5,846,9873
6/9/20132614,626 362,681$166,736$6,535,1986
6/23/20132310,479 386,288$104,580$6,770,9278

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
5/5/2013451,745 51,745$1,127,525$1,127,5251
5/12/20131125,332-51% 77,077$518,299$1,645,8242

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