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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 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 »

Parents Guide:

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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

Brendan Fraser: Link, his character from Encino Man (1992). Crawl sees Link at a party dressed as he appeared in the last scene of the movie, and says "cool costume". Link eats a plastic frog and walks away as Crawl mouths the words "Was that...?", implying that Link and Crawl had met before. See more »

Goofs

While Becca is speaking to the employee in the tattoo parlor, the location of the tear-drop tattoos on the employee's face changes from side to side between cuts. See more »

Quotes

Zack: Why do they call you Crawl?
Crawl: Because that's how I used to get home my freshmen year.
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During the opening credits, except for Pauly Shore, each actor's name is listed when their character appears in the shot. See more »


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The Manhandlers
Written by Dick Mercer and Ted German
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Unbelievably Bad. This deserves a big Bronx Cheer!
22 December 2002 | by pluto-11See all my reviews

It amazes me that anyone would find Pauly Shore entertaining: he is basically one joke that gets stale *real* fast. He has his little "California" jerk vocabulary and a basic stock of lame jokes. Mainly, he is just obnoxious.

That said, I watched this movie because I was up sick and there was literally nothing else on but infomercials, otherwise I would have turned it off after 30 minutes. Anyway, the film could have been OK if Pauly could have just turned off his spiel and just played it as a comic actor instead of, well, Pauly.

Anyway, I'm sure Pauly fans will like it anyway - but if you are not a Pauly fan, stay away from this crock of manure.

I had to leave this comment after seeing that another user actually gave this film a 10/10! (Maybe it was Pauly!!) Personally, I gave it a 3/10 because they didn't have any mike-in-frame shots, didn't drop the camera, and the supporting cast was pretty good.


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