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Son in Law (1993)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 2 July 1993 (USA)
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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Tracy (as Tiffani-Amber Thiessen)
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Horace
Troy Shire ...
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Storyline

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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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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

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2 July 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

En svärson på halsen  »

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$36,448,200
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Trivia

Carla Gugino (Becca) already had the butterfly tattoo prior to filming (hence its healed state), so it was incorporated into the script. See more »

Goofs

After Zack explains to Crawl the rules of "his room," Crawl picks up Zack's sandwich from the desk and says, "I'm taking this back," and he is holding both sandwiches. However, when he makes the "tooth fairy threat" Crawl is again holding only one sandwich. See more »

Quotes

Crawl: [sees Walter Sr. widdling on the porch] Oh, my God, it's Bartles or James. Dude, which one are you?
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During the opening credits, except for Pauly Shore, each actor's name is listed when their character appears in the shot. See more »

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References Encino Man (1992) See more »

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I Wonder Why
Written and Performed by D.D. Wood
Courtesy of Hollywood Records
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Destined to be a cult classic!
20 May 2000 | by 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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