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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Laird (as Richard Cox)
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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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One family. Eight wheels. No brakes. 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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Trivia

The letters OPE and POE from Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) can be seen on the wall of the RV park washroom. This is actually a tribute within a tribute as in the film Raising Arizona (1987), the same initials OPE and POE are displayed in a restroom as well. See more »

Goofs

As the Monroes are entering Utah, the Welcome to Utah sign is in the emergency breakdown lane of the highway. See more »

Quotes

Cassie Munro: Mom, some idiot just parked this ugly RV outside our house.
Jamie Munro: What?
Cassie Munro: Oh, my God, it's your husband.
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The Gornickes and the Munroes sing (and rap) "Route 66". See more »

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References 7th Heaven (1996) See more »

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Never Ending Song Of Love
Written by Delaney Bramlett
Performed by Delaney & Bonnie & Friends
Courtesy of Atco Records
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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A LOT better than I expected
29 April 2006 | by (Nashville, TN) – See all my reviews

The trailer does this film no justice. My family wanted to see it and I must admit it looked pretty stupid from the commercials. I've always liked Robin Williams though and went along for the ride. It turned out to be a vacation trip full of laughs.

The entire theater was howling throughout the movie. Williams was at his quick witted best and the entire cast just seemed to fit the film. Granted, this is a "roll with the comedy" kind of film. There may be a little bit too much "potty" humor, but it isn't anything raunchy like Wedding Crashers or other films aimed at teens. This is good for the entire family and will have them all laughing.

Some of the plot and a few of the jokes are telegraphed from a mile away but the strength of the performances and a troop of likable characters transform it from a film you merely wouldn't regret watching to one you'll actually enjoy."


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