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College Road Trip (2008)

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James Porter (Martin Lawrence) drives his teenage daughter Melanie (Raven Symone), from their home in Chicago to a college interview in Washington, D.C.

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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)  »

Also Known As:

National Lampoon's College Road Trip  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,601,419, 9 March 2008, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$45,588,608, 27 July 2008
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Arnetia Walker is only 9 years older than Martin Lawrence although she plays his mother in the movie. See more »

Goofs

Georgetown University is 2.8 miles from the White House and is well within the restricted airspace zone. It would have been very unlikely that a plane would be allowed that close without being shot down, let alone skydivers being able to jump from it. See more »

Quotes

Wendy Greenhut: [just finished singing 'We Wish You a Merry Christmas'] I love Christmas carols, don't you? Just give me a chorus of 'Joy to the World' and I'm as mad as a hatter!
[laughs, hysterically]
Trey Porter: [whispering] They're crazy
[makes cuckoo sign]
Melanie Porter: [whispers] I know!
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References That's So Raven (2003) See more »

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Written by Hayley Williams and Josh Farro (as Joshua Farro)
Performed by Paramore
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Great Movie for Dads!
16 July 2008 | by See all my reviews

This movie was so wonderfully refreshing. Martin shined. He is such a wonderful comedian. All of the cast was excellent...I totally enjoyed Donny Osmond. Dads really needed this...As I mom...I witnessed first hand my hubby struggling to let go. This movie would have helped that poor man tremendously....smile...and me too...because he almost drove me crazy!!...smile....I especially appreciated the diversity in this movie...nearly every people group was represented. Raven is so talented, and the little brother is was so cute...The pig, halariuos, and Martin's wife is one funny lady. She is new to me, but I laughed just as hard when she was featured in Reno 911 and also curve your enthusiam....This movie made me happy and belly laugh out loud...Thanks Disney for recognizing the talent of all of the cast. There is bonus footage at the end that will crack you up!

cjEureka www.cjeureka.com


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