Carpool (1996)

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Movie Info

Franklin Lazlo (Tom Arnold) is desperate. His carnival is on the skids and he hasn't got the money to make his next payroll. He tries robbery, with little result except to have the police, some professional robbers, and a meter-maid (Rhea Perlman) chasing him. On the way, he takes uptight and harried children's carpool father Daniel Miller (David Paymer) and a van full of children hostage. Franklin and the children get up to some wild hijinks all over town, and gradually the starchy Daniel … More

Rating: PG
Genre: Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Don Rhymer
In Theaters:
On DVD: Feb 10, 2004
Runtime:
Warner Home Video

Cast


as Franklin Laszlo

as Daniel Miller

as Mr. Hammerman

as Martha

as Det. Erdman

as Bucky Miller

as Andrew Miller

as Travis
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Critic Reviews for Carpool

All Critics (23) | Top Critics (9)

Watching a Tom Arnold movie is like getting trapped in a room with a barking dog for 90 minutes.

Full Review… | May 2, 2014
Seattle Times
Top Critic

Carpool, the new Tom Arnold comedy, is one ride to avoid, unless truly idiotic car-chase slapstick comedies are the destination genre.

Full Review… | May 2, 2014
San Francisco Chronicle
Top Critic

A ramshackle if amiable chase comedy.

Full Review… | August 6, 2008
Variety
Top Critic

A clunker of a chase movie that gets more mileage out of its cut-the-cheese jokes than it does from the this comic duo.

Full Review… | January 22, 2002
Washington Post
Top Critic

What is this, an idea?

Full Review… | February 14, 2001
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

The humor is too feeble to overcome the repetitive lethargy of the formulaic storyline.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
ReelViews
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Carpool

½

Always loved this movie ever since it came out, so silly and cheesy but amusing and avintage 90's kid flick, a genre of movies that generally are still good today.

Chiefilms
Lenny Muggsy

Super Reviewer

½

Sigh.

wbgoose13
William Goss

Super Reviewer

A forgettable and stupid movie with some funny situations.

John2223
John Me

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