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Son in Law (1993)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 2 July 1993 (USA)
Having gotten a taste of college life, a drastically changed farm girl returns home for Thanksgiving break with her best friend, a flamboyant party animal who is clearly a fish out of water in a small farm town.

Director:

Steve Rash

Writers:

Patrick J. Clifton (story) (as Patrick Clifton), Susan McMartin (story) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pauly Shore ... Crawl
Carla Gugino ... Rebecca Warner
Lane Smith ... Walter Warner
Cindy Pickett ... Connie Warner
Mason Adams ... Walter Warner Sr.
Patrick Renna ... Zack Warner
Dennis Burkley ... Theo
Tiffani Thiessen ... Tracy (as Tiffani-Amber Thiessen)
Dan Gauthier ... Travis
Ria Pavia ... Carol
Lisa Lawrence Lisa Lawrence ... Lisa
Graham Jarvis ... Principal
Nick Light Nick Light ... Mud Wrestling Announcer
Ernie Kinney Ernie Kinney ... Horace
Troy Shire Troy Shire ... Cowboy
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Storyline

Country girl Rebecca begins college in Los Angeles. There she meets Crawl, a student who is crazy, unpredictable and wild. During the holidays she brings him with her home. Her parents have never seen anything like him and are shocked when Rebecca tells them that they are engaged to be married. Two different worlds collide... Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

He's a relative nightmare.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for elements of sensuality | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Ashley Judd auditioned for the role of Rebecca. See more »

Goofs

In the scene towards the end right after Travis leaves, Zack is holding up his right fist and making hand gestures after Tracy sits down next to him. The camera cuts to a different area of the room, but when it goes back to Zack, he is making the hand gestures with his left fist instead. See more »

Quotes

Crawl: Hey, you'll be happy to know that as soon as you left, I popped your daughter's trunk!
Walter: Oh, shit.
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Crazy Credits

During the opening credits, except for Pauly Shore, each actor's name is listed when their character appears in the shot. See more »


Soundtracks

Boot Scootin' Boogie
Written by Ronnie Dunn
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shore's best
6 October 1999 | by jaws!See all my reviews

this is pauly shore's best,and funniest movie. it has some funny jokes,but the movie is more entertaining than it is funny. pauly shore is funny,but not real,real funny. as long as the movie is entertaining,pauly shore doesn't have to be real funny. i give son in law *** out of ****


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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 July 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Son in Law See more »

Filming Locations:

Baldwin Park, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,033,310, 5 July 1993

Gross USA:

$36,448,400

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$36,448,400
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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