The Trip

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Main Details

  • Released in 1967
  • Color
  • Running Time: 85 min | West Germany:78 min
  • Production Co: American International Pictures (AIP)
  • Distribution Co: American International Pictures (AIP) (1967) (USA) (theatrical) | Astral Films (1967) (Canada) (theatrical) | Gloria Filmverleih AG (1969) (Germany) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Roger Corman
  • Written by Jack Nicholson
  • Starring Peter Fonda, Susan Strasberg, Bruce Dern, Dennis Hopper, Luana Anders
  • Produced by Roger Corman, Frances Doel
  • Original Music by American Music Band
  • Cinematography by Archie R. Dalzell (as Arch R. Dalzell)
  • Film Editing by Ronald Sinclair

Plot Summary

  • After his wife leaves him, a disillusioned director dives into the drug scene, trying anything his friend suggests.

Also Known As

  • A Lovely Sort of Death (USA) (working title)
  • A Viagem (Brazil) (cable TV title)
  • Der Trip (Germany) (TV title)
  • LSD (Denmark) | Il Serpente di fuoco (Italy)
  • La Serpiente de fuego (Venezuela)
  • Tripp till helvetet (Sweden)
  • Trippi (Finland)
  • El Viaje (Spain) (TV title)


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