The executive Bob Munro is stressed, feeling threatened of losing his job and his lifestyle, since his abusive boss Todd Mallory hired the Stanford's geek Laird to work in their soda's company. Bob has promised his wife Jamie Munro, his teenage daughter Cassie Munro and his young son Carl Munro to spend vacations in Hawaii, but Todd demands him to prepare a presentation and attend a business meeting with the owners of a family company in a merging operation scheduled in the same period. Bob hides the truth to his family, rents a recreational vehicle and tries to convince his dysfunctional family that a road trip to the Colorado Rocky Mountains would be good to bring old values back to their family. After many incidents and while in the trailers parking area, the rookie Bob is helped by the bizarre but friendly Gornicke family. They escape from the Gornickes and initiate a journey of difficulties and leaning, retrieving their forgotten family bonds.Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Jeff Daniels composed "Recreational Vehicle" song for his charity album "Jeff Daniels Live and Unplugged". The song was about his personal RV misadventures. See more »
When Cassie finds out that the food she starts eating is in fact meat, she runs into the RV to spit it out in the bathroom, but as she enters the bathroom, she looks up in horror as she sees meat hanging down, there is no food in her mouth. Unless she spat in out on the floor or swallowed it when the camera was not on her, this is not possible. See more »
[a raccoon has invaded their RV; Bob is trying to muster the family to help him get rid of it]
See what the raccoon is doing? Playing head games. He wants to divide and conquer us. We have to hang together. Stay strong!
Just get rid of it.
[Meekly heads back into the RV, alone]
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The Gornickes and the Munroes sing (and rap) "Route 66". See more »
Once again, Robbin Williams doing what he does best. It is refreshing to see Williams getting back to his comedy roots. I was kinda reluctant to see this film after reading some of the other User Comments on IMDb...but knowing that Sonnenfeld directed, and of course, Williams in the lead, I knew I had to take the family to see it, and I'm glad I did. My 12 and 13 year old kids, my Wife and myself laughed from beginning to end. Our family could also relate to the "RV" lifestyle, as we are RV'rs as well, and it is nice to see a movie made that centers around this ever-growing hobby/lifestyle. Either see the movie now, or wait till it releases on DVD, but see it...you won't be disappointed!
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