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College Road Trip (2008)

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When an overachieving high school student decides to travel around the country to choose the perfect college, her overprotective cop father also decides to accompany her in order to keep her on the straight and narrow.

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Melanie Porter (Raven-Symone)is a talented high school graduate who has selected a University 800 miles from home. Her over protective father, James (Martin Lawrence) doesn't want her to be so far away, so he cooks up a plot to try to convince her to go to a local University. On the guise of going to her selected university, he forces a visit to his preferred (close to home) school. This is a typical road trip movie with lost cars, bumming rides on buses and planes, covering that difficult time of life when a father loses control of his daughter. Written by D.B.

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They just can't get there fast enough.


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7 March 2008 (USA)  »

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£121,360 (UK) (22 August 2008)

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£121,360 (UK) (22 August 2008)
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At approximately 00:15:05 into the movie, Albert the pig is seen briefly near a crayon drawing (presumably drawn by Albert) of the words "SOME PIG". This is a reference to the classic book "Charlotte's Web" where the words "SOME PIG" are used to distinguish the uniqueness of Wilbur, the porcine main character. See more »

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Near the end of the movie, Wendy Greenhut tells Melanie that Melanie was her inspiration to apply to Georgetown University. However, it would have been impossible for Wendy to apply to Georgetown for the same class year as Melanie, since Melanie's character was already on the waiting-list. The application process was too far along for this to occur. See more »

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Trey Porter: You know, Sigmund Freud said the best way to understand women is by listening to them.
Chief James Porter: Did he say anything about understanding ten year-olds?
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Written by Berry Gordy (as Berry Gordy Jr.), Fonce Mizell (as Alphonso Mizell),
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Performed by Jackson 5 (as The Jackson 5)
Courtesy of Motown Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Excellent Movie when you Consider the Audience ^*-@-*^
8 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

OK, this isn't the movie I would select if just my husband and I were going out for the evening. But WE aren't the audience for this- Disney made this for kids and tweens and YES even teens. I have 3 daughters 13, 11, 7, and this movie hit the notes right for THEM. The interplay between Raven's character Melanie and her friends was right on. There is a scene where Melanie's Dad (Lawrence) and she are in the car, and she is on her cell phone forever with their friends- it is so true to life and you would only know that if you've experienced this.

In terms of appropriateness for kids, I can't think of anything in this movie that would offend. There is silly slapstick comedy that had adults and kids alike laughing. Kids who watched Raven on her Disney channel show loved watching her act in this movie. The Donny Osmond character was over the top and, according to my 7 year old, totally hilarious.

Would I select this movie just for me? NO. But folks, if you are looking for a movie for the family to see, or something I could show a mixed age group, this is great. I could pick apart little things about the movie, but those parts of the movie I found to be silly or ridiculous were irrelevant to the kids. This movie both has a heart and is sweet in spirit. I wish more people would CONSIDER the AUDIENCE for whom the movie is intended when writing a review.


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