Follow TV Tropes


Trivia / Girls Trip

Go To

  • Actor Allusion: This is the second film in which Tiffany Haddish has appeared with a Scary Movie actress; Regina Hall. She previously appeared in Keanu with Anna Faris, who made a cameo appearance in the film as herself.
    • The words "Thug Life" are written on the wall of a crude, run-down motel upon the girls' arrival. "Thug Life" was popularised by Tupac Shakur, who Jada Pinkett-Smith was good friends with since childhood.
    • Just before the Flossy Posse step onto the dance floor, Dina says "let's set it off", a reference to the film which starred both Jada Pinkett-Smith and Queen Latifah. The two even give a knowing look to each other after the reference.
    • Advertisement:
    • Another Set It Off reference: After Ryan's disastrous meeting with Bethany after drinking the absinthe-spiked drinks, the ladies don colorful wigs and enter the local bar. The wigs are the same color and style Latifah, Pinkett-Smith, Vivica A. Fox and Kimberly Elise wore during one of the robberies in the film.
  • Casting Gag: Both Jada Pinkett-Smith and Queen Latifah appeared in the film Set It Off as two of the four friends who serves as the protagonists for that film.
  • Playing Gertrude: Tiffany Haddish is actually around 9-10 years younger than each of her fellow cast members as the characters are supposed to be in their early-to-mid forties since she was actually in her late thirties when playing Dina, while Regina Hall, Queen Latifah and Jada Pinkett-Smith were in the same age range as their characters.
  • Advertisement:
  • Star-Making Role: For Tiffany Haddish, who after the success of this movie went on to host Saturday Night Live, get a deal with HBO, appear at the Oscars, host the MTV Movie Awards, not to mention the string of new roles and guest appearances just one year after.

How well does it match the trope?

Example of:


Media sources: