Girls Trip debuted on June 14, 2017, at the American Black Film Festival in Miami. It was distributed by Universal Pictures on July 21, 2017, in the U.S. The film garnered acclaim from critics. Particular praise was given to Haddish for her spectacular performance. Time magazine also dubbed it as one of the top ten films of 2017. It earned a total of $140 million against a production budget of only 19 million. It also made a record as the first comedy of 2017 to gross over $100 million. The film received numerous nominations and won several awards at various award-giving ceremonies. It bagged the Best Comedy award at the African-American Film Critics Association Awards. At the same ceremony, Haddish earned Best Supporting Actress. Likewise, Haddish won the Outstanding Supporting Actress and Outstanding Breakthrough Performance, Female awards. At the Women Film Critics Circle Awards, the cast of Girls Trip won the Women’s Work: Best Ensemble award. Review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes gave the film a high approval rating of 90% based on 138 reviews. The website commended the film’s brimming brand of humor underscored by a brilliant and talented cast. On Metacritic, Girls Trip earned a total score of 71/100. Market research firm CinemaScore granted the highest grade of A+ to the film. based on the audiences it polled, making it one of the few films to receive such a grade.
about the movie
Directed by Malcolm D. Lee from a screenplay penned by Kenya Barris and Tracy Oliver, Girls Trip is a 2017 American comedy film based on Barris, Oliver, and Erica Rivinoja’s own experiences. It was co-produced by Lee and Will Packer. It features an ensemble cast that includes Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Tiffany Haddish, and Jada Pinkett Smith.