Warner Bros. Pictures | Release Date: December 23, 1988 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
53
METASCORE
Mixed or average reviews based on 12 Critics
Positive:
6
Mixed:
2
Negative:
4
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The message of the film is that life isn't neat and predictable like a well-arranged business trip; yet everything in the picture is so calculated that there's no life to it. [23 Dec 1988, A& L, p.19]
30
In the end, everything about this glum and self-important adaptation of Anne Tyler's upper-cute novel is dim. [26 Dec 1988, p.83]
25
It's a ho-hum-er, almost a complete bummer. [6 Jan 1989, Daily Datebook, p.E1]
10
I found Tourist hell to sit through. [23 Jan 1989]