Bob Munro and his dysfunctional family rent an RV for a road trip to the Colorado Rockies, where they ultimately have to contend with a bizarre community of campers.

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The executive Bob Munro is stressed, feeling threatened of losing his job and his lifestyle, since his abusive boss Todd Mallory hired the Stanford's geek Laird to work in their soda's company. Bob has promised his wife Jamie Munro, his teenage daughter Cassie Munro and his young son Carl Munro to spend vacations in Hawaii, but Todd demands him to prepare a presentation and attend a business meeting with the owners of a family company in a merging operation scheduled in the same period. Bob hides the truth to his family, rents a recreational vehicle and tries to convince his dysfunctional family that a road trip to the Colorado Rocky Mountains would be good to bring old values back to their family. After many incidents and while in the trailers parking area, the rookie Bob is helped by the bizarre but friendly Gornicke family. They escape from the Gornickes and initiate a journey of difficulties and leaning, retrieving their forgotten family bonds. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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8 Wheels. 1 Family. No Brakes. (Australia Theatrical) See more »


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Rated PG for crude humor, innuendo and language | See all certifications »

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28 April 2006 (USA)  »

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$65,000,000 (estimated)

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$16,414,767 (USA) (28 April 2006)

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$71,402,035 (USA) (18 August 2006)
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The Munro RV is a Forest River, Georgetown 359 TS. Five of them were purchased, plus a sixth which was ordered in pieces and assembled in a way that allowed hydraulic rams to raise and lower it out of the lake. Two were fitted with special suspension hydraulics to handle some of the extreme driving moments. Two of them are the ones that the Munros are seen living and driving in. The 5th was dubbed "Wild Thing" and was fully functional. See more »

Goofs

As Bob Munro holds the Y connector over his head at the dump tank, Howie is kneeling over the tank opening holding the end of the hose. The contents of the RV tank makes it's way up the hose, and some does make it's way down towards the dump tank before Bob hollers to stop. In the next shot Howie tosses aside the hose, but there is nothing in the hose. See more »

Quotes

Carl Munro: [to wannabee gangsters] Why dont you trade that thing above your neck for a face.
Bob Munro: [to wannabee gangsters] Yo, my mobile home boys. What's craking in the wood... Don't make me call my lawyer cause I'll audit...
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Crazy Credits

The Gornickes and the Munroes sing (and rap) "Route 66". See more »

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References I Love Lucy (1951) See more »

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G.T.O.
Written by John Buck Wilkin (as John "Buck" Wilkin)
Performed by Ronny & The Daytonas
Courtesy of Arista Records
By Arrangement with SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT
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Better than Its Reputation
30 April 2006 | by (Mountain View, Ca) – See all my reviews

I take my younger daughter to the movies every Friday night, along with another dad and his girl. The movies are chosen to be kid friendly. and so 'RV'was selected. This particular evening the other dad's girl friend was with us.

The adults were resigned to a glum two hours of tedium, but - surprise! Surprise!! - it turned out to be kinda fun. No one will confuse it with Citizen Kane, but it was lively, funny, and not at all boring. It is obviously a pay check movie for everyone involved - but they are all solid professionals and deliver the goods. I was particularly interested that Kristin Chenoweth, the Broadway star, was in the cast.

Sp we had a good time with this movie, which is really all you ever ask on Friday night. The entire case does an ensemble version of 'Route 66' over the closing credits, which is worth staying for.


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