Boat Trip

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Boat Trip woof! 2003 (R)

Isn't it about time for Gooding, Jr. to give back his Oscar? Or at least fire his agent? In this pathetic attempt at comedy, he's Jerry, a lovesick guy distraught over a failed relationship. To the rescue comes his buddy Nick (Sanz), a loud-mouth skirt chaser who suggests a singles cruise. When Nick insults the travel agent, they're sent on a gay cruise, where Jerry falls for the ship's choreographer Gabrielle (Sanchez) and must pretend to be gay to win her. Yep, it's a crappy as it sounds. Gooding, Jr. tries hard, but he can't bail out this floater, which is aimed straight at the rocks of a cliche-ridden and spectacularly unfunny script and direction that wouldn't make the cut on a third-rate sitcom. 95m/C VHS, DVD, UMD . US Cuba Gooding Jr., Horatio Sanz, Rose-lyn Sanchez, Vivica A. Fox, Maurice Godin, Roger Moore, Lin Shaye, Victoria Silvstedt, Richard Roundtree, Will Ferrell, Artie Lange, Bob Gunton, Jennifer Gareis; D: Mort Nathan; W: Mort Nathan, William Bigelow; C: Shawn Maurer; M: Robert Folk.