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Son in Law (1993)

PG-13  |   |  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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Travis was originally named Chad but was changed when shooting began. See more »

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In the scene where Crawl drives the harvester one shot has the harvester's model numbers backwards caused by the film being clearly inverted during editing. See more »

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Crawl: You have got charisma!
Becca: What's that?
[referring to the tool in Crawl's hand]
Crawl: It's a special quality of leadership that captures the popular imagination and inspires allegiance and devotion.
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Courtesy of Third Rail Records/Hollywood Records
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Destined to be a cult classic!
20 May 2000 | by (Portland, OR) – See all my reviews

Son In Law didn't do so hot in the box office, but that only means the masses were wrong. This movie is one of the few movies that Pauly Shore really excels in, with some of the funniest lines I've ever heard. Although the ending is sub-par, the antics of Shore carries the movie.


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