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Son in Law (1993)

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 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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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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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 July 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

En svärson på halsen See more »

Filming Locations:

Baldwin Park, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$36,448,200
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Lane Smith and Mason Adams also worked together in "Murder She Wrote" (1984) {The Search for Peter Kerry (#5.11)}. See more »

Goofs

After Zack explains to Crawl the rules of "his room," Crawl picks up Zack's sandwich from the desk and says, "I'm taking this back," and he is holding both sandwiches. However, when he makes the "tooth fairy threat" Crawl is again holding only one sandwich. See more »

Quotes

Walter: Uhh do you have a screw driver?
Crawl: Sorry, all out of vodka!
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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 »

Connections

References The Waltons (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Fallin' Down
Written by Johnny Rzeznik (as John Rzeznik)
Performed by Goo Goo Dolls (as Goo Goo Dolls)
Courtesy of Warner Bros Records Inc./Metal Blade
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Not Terrible
13 July 1999 | by frink-3See all my reviews

This is the only Pauly Shore movie you should ever see. O.K., it's the only one I've ever seen, and I think I've made good choices. I normally find Shore's shtick kind of tired, but he is very funny in this movie. Actually, the script is pretty funny, and Shore doesn't overwhelm the other actors with his ... what do you call it? Tomfoolery? Anyway, this is a funny, if ultimately forgettable film. --Frink-3


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