Joshua Jackson (The Skulls, TVs "Dawsons Creek") and Jaime King (Pearl Harbor) star in a hysterically rowdy look at small-town life and big-time trouble deep in the heart of Texas. Also starring DJ Qualls (The New Guy, Road Trip), Matthew Davis (Blue Crush), Ryan Hurst (We Were Soldiers, Remember the Titans) and recording artist John Mellencamp (Falling From Grace).
With a couple grand in the bank and a dream in their hearts, Earl Crest (Jackson) and his girlfriend Baby (King) plan their escape to Los Angeles from their hometown of Bennett, Texas. But a dim-witted cousin (Qualls), an ex-con and an angry drug lord threaten to derail their plans. Now, with just 48 hours to straighten things out, Earl finds himself in the middle of a mess - bigger than the entire state of Texas!
Joshua Jackson of Dawson's Creek and ex-model Jamie (formerly James, Pearl Harbor) King are (Lone) star-crossed lovers in this broad rural romantic comedy. Despite the fact that they've recently become step-siblings, Jackson and King are in love and want to flee their small Texas hometown for Hollywood. A kink in their plan arises in the low-wattage form of King's cousin (DJ Qualls), who lands in hot water with the local mob after robbing a drug dealer. Jackson must now make things right with a host of unsavory criminal types and get King to Tinseltown. Jackson is personable as the reluctant hero, and King is easy on the eyes, but the rest of the cast (which includes Matt Davis, Thomas Haden Church, and John Mellencamp) mugs furiously, and the script rarely aims any higher than poking fun at Southwestern stereotypes. --Paul Gaita
Love the Hero role of Earl (Josh J), he plays an excellent hero and the comedy relief of Tinker and Junior makes me laugh every time I watch it. Read morePublished on April 5 2013 by Justyne Higgins
This was just about the funniest movie I have ever seen. I have watched it about eight or nine times now, and I am still not tired of it. Read morePublished on June 18 2005
THIS WAS THE BEST MOVIE EVER!! YOU LAUGH ALL THE WAY THRO BUT IT AND ENJOY!!Published on July 7 2004
It had me laughing from the beginning to the end. They could have selected any better actors to fit the parts than what they did. Junior and Tinker were the best.Published on July 4 2004
But from then on, the movie gets dull when it is about James King or Joshua Jackson's characters, although they do try to hold the laughs, they simply do not have very good comic... Read morePublished on June 9 2004 by E. Ellis
Forget what the so-called "pros" rated or rather under rated this movie. It's great movie! I laughed the whole time and it was $$ well spent. Read morePublished on Dec 17 2003 by april
This movie is very under rated. This movie is absolutley hillarious! Tinker & Junior kept me laughing the entire time. The maxi pad scene at the beginning is my favorite part. Read morePublished on Dec 4 2003