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A romantic comedy about two trashy couples traveling to Reno to see a monster truck show.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Darlene Dodd
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Doc Tuley
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Lonnie Earl Dodd
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Candy Kirkendall
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Lonnie Earl III
Galvin Chapman ...
Lane Dodd
Kelsey Chapman ...
Lacy Dodd
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June
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Fred Bush
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Russell Whitehead
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Boyd
Aszue Wilson ...
Mini-Mart Cashier
Hody Porterfield ...
Hodie at the Big Texan
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Waitress at Big Texan
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Storyline

Roy & Candy and Lonnie Earl & Darlene are two married couples who thought they knew one another, until they decided to take their dream vacation together. Hitting the road in a brand-new SUV, they're having the time of their lives until something funny happens on the way to the Monster Truck Show in Reno. Turns out Lonnie Earl has a thing for Candy, and when evidence of this starts to surface, things really start to heat up. Written by Anonymous

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This outrageous road trip really heats up! See more »

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Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »
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13 December 2002 (Turkey)  »

Also Known As:

Acordar em Reno  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$108,930 (USA) (25 October 2002)

Gross:

$261,603 (USA) (15 November 2002)
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Trivia

In a deleted scene, Charlize Theron is listening to the Reba McEntire song "When You're Not Trying To" and Billy Bob Thornton walks out of the bathroom and makes fun of Reba. Charlize Theron throws a picture frame at him saying "Don't make fun of Reba you motherf***er". The broken picture frame is later blamed on the cat having too much catnip. See more »

Goofs

When Candy and Darlene are sitting at the makeup mirror in the hotel visiting, the strap on Darlene's left shoulder disappears and reappears several times. See more »

Quotes

[the two couples are sharing a bed]
Roy Kirkendall: Good night, John Boy.
Donnie Earl: Kiss my ass.
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Connections

References Melrose Place (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Oh Yeah
Written by Boris Blank and Dieter Meier
Performed by Jimi Englund and Greg Herzenach
Courtesy of Hurlyburly Music
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enjoyable movie
11 July 2003 | by See all my reviews

I enjoyed this movie.The chevy suburban is nice and you wish you were taking the trip with the cast.All four leads are very natural and believable.Swayze is very likable in this role.Charlize Theron is drop-dead gorgeous and sexy in this,and for any of her fans this is absolute must.The script is okay and funny enough,with some good taste satire of the characters.The flavour of roadside america is attractive without turning into a travel guide.All in all,a well done movie for what it is, doesnt pretend to be anything more.


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