Ben Archer is not happy. His mother, Sandy, has just met a man, and it looks like things are pretty serious. Driven by a fear of abandonment, Ben tries anything and everything to ruin the "... See full summary »
Jonathan Taylor Thomas
A weak con man panics when he learns he's going to prison for fraud. He hires a mysterious martial arts guru who helps transform him into a martial arts expert who can fight off inmates who want to hurt or love him.
Texas Ranger Roland Sharp is assigned to protect the only witnesses to the murder of a key figure in the prosecution of a drug kingpin -- a group of University of Texas cheerleaders. Sharp must now go undercover as an assistant cheerleading coach and move in with the young women. Written by
The pizza delivered to Sharp is from Mangia Pizza, an actual pizza chain in Austin. Sharp identifies his pizza as "The Carnivore", which is a real item from Mangia's menu. See more »
When the bus hits the small silver sedan, you can see several sets of skid marks on the pavement that were obviously left by previous takes or practices in exactly the same location. See more »
[off Roland's upset look and stops chewing her gum all of a sudden]
Oh, do you want a piece?
No, I do not.
What, you don't like gum?
No. Chewing gum is the most significant factor in the decline of Western civilization.
The decline of what?
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No, it wasn't Oscar material. It wasn't even comedic genius. But it will make you smile and laugh and you will be entertained.
Tommy Lee Jones turns in his customary performance as a blunt, laconic albeit lovable curmudgeon. The plot is predictable, but then this isn't a Shakespearean tragedy, so how involved is it supposed to be? The girls are cute, little, perky provide enough eye candy to send you into diabetic shock. Of course, I could have done without the Texas Longhorn connection being a USC graduate and all. But that aside, I smiled, and I laughed, and when it was over, I felt good.
So sue me.
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