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Son in Law (1993)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  2 July 1993 (USA)
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Having gotten a taste of college life, a drastically changed farm girl returns home for Thanksgiving break with her best friend, a flamboyant party animal who is clearly a fish out of water in a small farm town.

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Country girl Rebecca begins college in Los Angeles. There she meets Crawl, a student who is crazy, unpredictable and wild. During the holidays she brings him with her home. Her parents have never seen anything like him and are shocked when Rebecca tells them that they are engaged to be married. Two different worlds collide... Written by Anonymous

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He's a relative nightmare.

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Rated PG-13 for elements of sensuality | See all certifications »

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2 July 1993 (USA)  »

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En svärson på halsen  »

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$36,448,200 (USA)
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Crawl was originally named Snake in the first draft of the script. See more »

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When Crawl and Rebecca first meet, he videotapes her from the door to her dorm room. In the following shot, we see a black-and-white shot from the point of view of his camera. Not only does it come from a significantly different location in the room, but also, Rebecca is looking well offscreen when she should be looking directly into the camera. See more »

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Crawl: Middle America ripping the fields, oooh.
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Bled Me Dry
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Gaaa! Crap!
23 June 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Country-girl, Gugino meets rock 'n' roller, surfer-dude (comedian Pauly Shore) while attending college in California; they fall in love (for reasons that remain a mystery to the audience) and she brings him back to the farm to meet his future in-laws. Shore spends most of the film's running-time making animal noises and pronouncing words in a slightly unconventional manner because the writers couldn't be bothered to come up with any jokes. To top it off, the leading lady is also a bitch who heartlessly dumps her boyfriend for the sake of our "charming" genetic- defect, and while this movie does try to justify this by making him a cheater. The problem is, she doesn't find out until the end, so for all she knew, she could have been breaking the heart of an innocent man. Let me tell help you out here movie; merely making one character an ass doesn't exempt the other from being a bitch. Also, merely exaggerating the length of a word (buuuuuuuudy) isn't funny. Lazy humor at it's, err, laziest.


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