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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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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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$36,448,200 (USA)
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Early in the film, Crawl sings about the Hungry Man TV dinner he is about to eat. Mason Adams, who plays the grandfather, was a voice over announcer at the time the film was released. See more »

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It is supposed to be Thanksgiving yet is is apparently not fall/winter in South Dakota. See more »

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Crawl: Middle America ripping the fields, oooh.
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T-R-O-U-B-L-E
Written by Jerry Chestnut (as Jerry Chesnut)
Performed by Travis Tritt
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Pauly Shore deserved an Oscar
9 July 2002 | by (Tucson, AZ) – See all my reviews

Along with In the Army!, this ranks as one of Pauly Shore's best movies, if there is such a thing. While the whole West Coast-meets- Midwest-culture-clash isn't anything new, this film proves to make the story a little more entertaining with the wild and unpredictable antics of a then fresh Shore. While the change in values probably would have gone in the other direction, the whole concept was rather entertaining. Not only was Shore's interaction with the family hilarious, it also had Carla Gugino and Tiffani- Amber Theissen (she'll always have the Amber in my book) in two ravishing and early roles. One of those films I have no problem watching when it is on TV.


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