College Road Trip (2008)

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  • IMDb page: College Road Trip (2008)
  • Rate: 3.8/10 total 8,476 votes 
  • Genre: Adventure | Comedy | Drama | Family
  • Release Date: 7 March 2008 (USA)
  • Runtime: 83 min
  • Filming Location: Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
  • Gross: $45,588,608(USA)(27 July 2008)
  • Director: Roger Kumble
  • Stars: Raven-Symoné, Martin Lawrence and Kym Whitley
  • Original Music By: Ed Shearmur  (as Edward Shearmur) 
  • Soundtrack: Double Dutch Bus
  • Sound Mix: SDDS | Dolby Digital | DTS
  • Plot Keyword: High School | Party | Airport | Gps | Northwestern University

Writing Credits By:

  • Emi Mochizuki (written by) &
  • Carrie Evans (written by) and
  • Cinco Paul (written by) &
  • Ken Daurio (written by)

Known Trivia

  • 11 pigs played Albert.
  • Arnetia Walker is only 9 years older than Martin Lawrence although she plays his mother in the movie.
  • At approximately 00:15:05 into the movie, Albert the pig is seen briefly near a crayon drawing (presumably drawn by Albert) of the words “SOME PIG”. This is a reference to the classic book “Charlotte’s Web” where the words “SOME PIG” are used to distinguish the uniqueness of Wilbur, the porcine main character.

Goofs: Factual errors: Near the end of the movie, Wendy Greenhut tells Melanie that Melanie was her inspiration to apply to Georgetown University. However, it would have been impossible for Wendy to apply to Georgetown for the same class year as Melanie, since Melanie's character was already on the waiting-list. The application process was too far along for this to occur.

Plot: When an overachieving high school student decides to travel around the country to choose the perfect college, her overprotective cop father also decides to accompany her in order to keep her on the straight and narrow.  »

Story: When an overachieving high school student decides to travel around the country to choose the perfect college, her overprotective cop father also decides to accompany her in order to keep her on the straight and narrow.

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Produced By:

  • Michael Green known as executive producer
  • Andrew Gunn known as producer
  • Anthony Katagas known as executive producer
  • Raven-Symoné known as executive producer
  • Darice Rollins known as associate producer
  • Ann Marie Sanderlin known as executive producer

FullCast & Crew:

  • Martin Lawrence known as James
  • Raven-Symoné known as Melanie
  • Kym Whitley known as Michelle (as Kym E. Whitley)
  • Adam LeFevre known as Judge
  • Eugene Jones III known as Hunter (as Eugene Jones)
  • Brenda Song known as Nancy
  • Margo Harshman known as Katie
  • Lucas Grabeel known as Scooter
  • Matthew Schlein known as Jury Foreman
  • Eshaya Draper known as Trey
  • Will Sasso known as Deputy O'Mally
  • Geneva Carr known as Mrs. O'Mally
  • Na'Kia Bell Smith known as Young Melanie
  • Josh Meyers known as Stuart
  • Lonny Ross known as Student Guide
  • Donny Osmond known as Doug
  • Molly Ephraim known as Wendy
  • Kristian Kordula known as Nick
  • Nicholas Leiter Mele known as Security Guard (as Nicholas Leiter)
  • Jessica St. Clair known as Ms. Prince
  • Meghan Rafferty known as Mrs. Jones
  • Jason Kolotouros known as Mr. Jones
  • Lauren Sanchez known as News Anchor
  • Joseph R. Gannascoli known as Mr. Arcara (as Joseph Gannascoli)
  • Tara Copeland known as Lily
  • Chad Hessler known as Ted
  • Thomas R. Polleri known as Room Service Waiter
  • Frank Ferrara Jr. known as Rocco
  • Christopher Jon Gombos known as Mr. Arcara's Buddy (as Chris Gombos)
  • Ashley Clayton known as Wedding Guest
  • Tatsuo Ichikawa known as Japanese Man
  • Lee Wong known as Mr. Matsouka (as Takeo Lee Wong)
  • Joey Chanlin known as Japanese Singer
  • Hanna Lee Sakakibara known as Japanese Singer
  • Erika Satô known as Japanese Singer (as Erika Sato)
  • Frank Kamai known as Japanese Singer
  • Al Twanmo known as Japanese Singer
  • Sumie Maeda known as Japanese Singer
  • Ron Nakahara known as Japanese Singer
  • Mink Chu known as Japanese Dancer
  • Valerie Ho known as Japanese Dancer
  • Christopher Mai known as Japanese Dancer
  • Mary Lynn Tiep known as Japanese Dancer
  • Stephanie Vovou known as Japanese Dancer
  • Rieko Yamanaka known as Japanese Dancer
  • Yasu Suzuki known as Japanese Dancer
  • Arnetia Walker known as Grandma Porter
  • Mike Hodge known as Harold
  • Peggy Pope known as Old Woman #1
  • Joan Shepard known as Old Woman #2
  • Bert Michaels known as Male Cha-Cha Dancer
  • Carlo DeLorenzo known as Male Cha-Cha Dancer
  • Douglas Torres known as Angry Neighbor
  • Tiffany Green known as Chris – Sorority Sister
  • Kelly Coffield Park known as House Mother
  • Brianna Shea Russo known as Ally
  • Jonathan C. Daly known as Campus Security (as Jon Daly)
  • Marc Goldsmith known as Airline Employee
  • Michael Landes known as Donny
  • Jack Chouchanian known as Phil
  • Lonnie Lamont known as Band Leader
  • Amy Hohn known as Receptionist
  • Jennifer Gantwerker known as College Interview Applicant
  • Molly O'Keefe known as Resident Assistant
  • Julia Frisoli known as Doug's Wife
  • Benjamin Patterson known as Tracy
  • Edward James Hyland known as General O'Keefe
  • Dennis Albanese known as Paulie from Reno (uncredited)
  • Mike Basone known as Actor (uncredited)
  • Gail Bugeja known as Georgetown Sorority College Student / Fraternity Girlfriend (uncredited)
  • Michael J. Citak known as Northwestern Student (uncredited)
  • Peter Conboy known as Man at Airport (uncredited)
  • Alexander Fagan known as High School Student (uncredited)
  • Jay Ferraro known as Georgetown Student (uncredited)
  • Jackelyn Gauci known as Wedding Guest (uncredited)
  • Bianca Giancoli known as Wedding Guest (uncredited)
  • Adesuwa Addy Iyare known as Georgetown Student (uncredited)
  • Sona Karia known as College Student (uncredited)
  • RJ Konner known as Wedding Guest (uncredited)
  • Lian Moy known as Georgetown Student (uncredited)
  • Dan O'Connor known as Student (uncredited)
  • Vincent Pastore known as Freddy (uncredited)
  • Giovanni Roselli known as Trojan Shouter (uncredited)
  • Luis Sanchez known as College Student (uncredited)
  • Ken Sladyk known as Campus Vendor (uncredited)
  • Carlyle Taylor known as Student (uncredited)
  • Joe Van Wie known as Toga Man (uncredited)

..{tab=Supporting Department}Makeup Department:

  • Bert Reo Anderson known as additional hair stylist
  • Margot Boccia known as makeup department head
  • Milton Buras known as hair department head
  • Jane Choi known as makeup artist: second unit
  • Frank Crosby known as hair stylist: Mr. Lawrence (as Frank R. Crosby III)
  • C. Romania Ford known as key makeup artist: second unit (as Romania Ford)
  • Lisa Hazell known as additional hair stylist
  • Craig Lindberg known as key makeup artist
  • Patricia Regan known as key makeup artist
  • Kamani Sawyer known as makeup artist: Mr. Lawrence
  • Jovan Vitagliano known as hair stylist: second unit (as Jovan Vitigliano)
  • Colleen Wheeler known as hair stylist: second unit
  • Andrea Young known as key hair stylist

Art Department:

  • Glen Aldous known as camera scenic
  • Cesar Baptista known as construction grip
  • John J. Ciccimarro known as key carpenter
  • David Cooney known as storyboard artist
  • John Davis known as storyboard artist (part one)
  • Justine Dolan-Coates known as set dresser
  • Peter Gelfman known as property master
  • Damon Hight known as propmaker foreman: additional photography
  • Gavin A. Holmes known as carpenter
  • Michael Kall known as carpenter foreman
  • Robert Ludemann known as graphic designer
  • Luke Malloy known as greensman
  • Sarah E. McMillan known as assistant set decorator
  • Richard Moran known as construction grip
  • Robert Noonan known as art department production assistant
  • Steven O'Bannon known as labor foreman
  • Heather Prendergast known as shopper
  • Blythe R.D. Quinlan known as assistant art director
  • Jesse Rosenstock known as set dresser
  • Scott Rosenstock known as leadman
  • Pierre Rovira known as construction coordinator
  • Mark Simon known as set dresser
  • Kira Svesko known as set decoration production assistant
  • Bentley Wood known as props
  • Brianne Zulauf known as art department coordinator
  • Saviel Rivera known as set dresser (uncredited)

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Production Companies:

  • Walt Disney Pictures (presents)
  • Gunn Films

Other Companies:

  • Act One Script Clearance  script research
  • Buena Vista Negative Cutting  negative cutting
  • Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment  dollies
  • David Haddad  transportation equipment
  • Direct Tools & Fasteners  expendables
  • Gamma & Density  on-set color correction
  • Haddad's  transportation equipment
  • K.A.S. Lighting  grip and lighting equipment
  • Pictorvision  aerial camera system
  • Picture Mill, The  titles
  • Rockbottom Rentals  cell phone rentals
  • Rockbottom Rentals  walkie rentals
  • Sylvia Fay/Lee Genick & Associates Casting  extras casting
  • Technicolor Digital Intermediates  digital intermediate
  • Technicolor Digital Intermediates  opticals
  • Technicolor  release printing
  • Walt Disney Studios  post production services provided by

Distributors:

  • Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures (2008) (USA) (theatrical)
  • Buena Vista International (2008) (Singapore) (theatrical)
  • Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures (2008) (Canada) (theatrical)
  • Buena Vista International (2008) (Argentina) (all media)
  • Gativideo (2008) (Argentina) (DVD)
  • Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment (2009) (Netherlands) (DVD)
  • Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment (2008) (USA) (DVD)
  • Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment (2008) (USA) (DVD) (Blu-ray)

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Special Effects:

  • Furious FX (visual effects)
  • Iloura (visual effects) (as Iloura Digital Pictures)
  • RotoFactory (uncredited)

Visual Effects by:

  • Grant Adam known as lead technical director: Iloura
  • Paul Buckley known as animator: Iloura
  • Gayle Busby known as visual effects producer
  • Nicholas Cerniglia known as digital artist
  • Christine Cram known as digital paint artist
  • Erin M. Cullen known as rotoscope artist: Furious FX
  • Holger Dielenberg known as animator: Iloura
  • Scott Dougherty known as visual effects executive producer: Furious FX
  • Julia Egerton known as digital compositor
  • Avi Goodman known as character setup: Iloura
  • Sam Jensen known as modeller: Iloura
  • David Lingenfelser known as executive visual effects supervisor: Furious Fx
  • Kevin Lingenfelser known as creative supervisor
  • Ineke Majoor known as visual effects producer: Iloura
  • Glenn Melenhorst known as animation director: Iloura
  • Erin L. Nelson known as digital restoration
  • Brad Noble known as animator: Iloura
  • Kim O'Donnell known as digital compositor
  • Matt Omond known as visual effects editor
  • László Sebõ known as technical director: Iloura
  • Mark Shoaf known as CG supervisor: Furious FX
  • Tiffany Smith known as visual effects producer: Furious FX
  • Tracy Takahashi known as visual effects producer: Furious FX
  • Wilson Tang known as digital restoration
  • Nick Tripodi known as animator: Iloura
  • Radley Teruel known as digital artist (uncredited)
  • Shuichi Yoshida known as digital artist (uncredited)

Release Date:

  • USA 3 March 2008 (Hollywood, California) (premiere)
  • Canada 7 March 2008
  • USA 7 March 2008
  • Egypt 14 May 2008
  • Kuwait 29 May 2008
  • Italy 18 July 2008
  • Romania 18 July 2008
  • Australia 7 August 2008
  • Mexico 8 August 2008
  • Ireland 22 August 2008
  • UK 22 August 2008
  • Venezuela 29 August 2008
  • Panama 5 December 2008
  • Argentina 10 December 2008 (DVD premiere)
  • Peru 11 December 2008
  • Iceland 15 January 2009 (DVD premiere)
  • Hungary 21 January 2009 (DVD premiere)
  • Poland 26 January 2009 (DVD premiere)
  • Netherlands 10 February 2009 (DVD premiere)
  • Japan 17 March 2010 (DVD premiere)
  • Germany 2 June 2010 (DVD premiere)
  • Sweden 12 March 2011 (TV premiere)

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Filmography links and data courtesy of The Internet Movie Database

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