PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama
To get to know his girlfriend's son, a working-class good guy volunteers to pick him up from a prep school, only to learn that her son isn't the nicest kid.
The film is essentially a remake of three other John Hughes films which he also wrote which are "Uncle Buck", "National Lampoon's Vacation" and "Planes, Trains And Automobiles".
Pardon my incredulity, Natalie, but I'm very surprised to see you here. Pleasantly so, of course.
Natalie: I'm a little surprised to see myself here, too, Mary Alice. Pleasantly so, of course.
Party Woman: Were you here last year?
Natalie: No, I wasn't invited last year.
Party Woman: Oh, ...
As Doyle and Brock discuss Doyle's problems with his mom and Dutch, the camera cuts back and forth between their place in the back seat while they converse and Hailey trying to steal Dutch's ring. Throughout the cuts, Brock and Doyle's dialogue plays over the scene, but during shots of Hailey and Dutch, Brock can be seen in the back seat not saying a word and either staring into space or watching the action in the front seat.
Extra footage of 'Dutch" shooting off fireworks plays behind end credits
Although classified uncut at 12 for UK theatrical release, because the category was not available on video at the time, the UK video release is cut by 2s to remove a use of strong language for a PG rating.
$1,867,201 21 July 1991