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The Night of the White Pants (2006)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  27 April 2006 (USA)
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The patriarch of a distinguished but crumbling Dallas family is forced to hit the town with his daughter's punk rock boyfriend.

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Horace 'Raff' Rafferty
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Beth Hagan
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Vivian Hagan
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Millian Hagan
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Dottie Johnson
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Naomi
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Barbara Hagan
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Gulcon
Mike Melendi ...
Trophy Wives Guitar Player
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Front Desk Clerk
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Dallas oil magnate Max Hagan is being helped through yet another messy divorce by his record executive daughter Beth. When his soon-to-be-ex forces him out of his mansion, he finds himself tangled in a wild night of sex drugs and rock-and-roll with his daughter's boyfriend, the punk-rocker/computer programmer Raff, and manages to strengthen the bond with his dysfunctional family. Written by Leo

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Don't judge a man until you've spent a night in his pants

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for language and drug content | See all certifications »
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27 April 2006 (USA)  »

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A Noite das Calças Brancas  »

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Almost the entire movie was shot in East Dallas, a historic neighborhood where the director grew up and a neighborhood that her family helped to make into a Historic District. The Hagan house actually belongs to the director's family and it has been in their family for almost a hundred years. See more »

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Felicia: [Entering a hotel room] Woo hoo! Where's the Coke -
[noticing the police]
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Tonight Alive
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Highly recommended
9 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Night of the White Pants is a funny, honest, yet upbeat film about a dysfunctional Texas family and the night from hell. Auteur Amy Talkington is on top of her game here: the one liners are priceless, and she obviously knows her way around Texas, the punk rock scene, and the occasional fancy hotel. The film has the frenetic energy of the perfect night out, the authentic ring of a great punk song, and the carefree spirit of a particularly wild prom night for grownups. There's great chemistry between the two leads, Nick Stahl and Tom Wilkenson, while Fran Kranz updates Jeff Spicoli to fantastic effect and steals scenes right and left. Put it this way: Anyone who enjoyed Little Miss Sunshine or Slums of Beverly Hills will love it.


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