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College Road Trip (2008)

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)  »

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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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Trivia

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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In the intro, the college is chosen because the distance is 64 miles from home, a 28 minute drive. This would require an average speed of 137mph. See more »

Quotes

Chief James Porter: Little Houdini pig.
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Features High School Musical (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Getting to Know You
Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II
Performed by Donny Osmond and Molly Ephraim
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Good Movie! Watch it!

Those of you who have rated this movie low seriously meet your psychiatrist. You certainly have a problem with your humor gene. It is a cool movie. Over protective parents is a majority phenomenon. In other words, a large portion of planet earth has over protective parents and this is a good non-exaggerative portrayal of such a phenomenon. In my hood, all my neighbors were like this and even my parents had some elements of over protectiveness. I was embarrassed by it on a number of occasions, but I certainly do cherish those memories of over protection, thought I don't endorse it. People, just lighten up! It is a movie that every college aspirant and every parent of a college aspirant should watch. THose who are out of college would certainly enjoy it too.


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