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

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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 is caught in the barn and chases Rebecca into the house, Mrs. Warren hasn't started cooking the turkey yet. Crawl then leaves and is picked up by Tracy and shortly after that, Mrs. Warren is serving the turkey. See more »

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cute, fun movie
16 January 2001 | by (Pittsburgh, PA) – See all my reviews

I didn't expect much when I decided to watch this movie, so I was surprised to find myself thoroughly enjoying it. A couple of scenes had me laughing almost uncontrollably. The characters were engaging (no pun intended); however, the story is predictable. The fun of it comes from watching Crawl (Shore's character), a ditzy-yet-wise California dude a country college girl brings home for Thanksgiving, trying in his awkward (yet endearing) way to fit in to their lifestyle. I was also surprised that in all this there was a message. If you have a chance, see this movie!


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