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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 begins to loosen up.

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Tom Arnold
as Franklin Laszlo
David Paymer
as Daniel Miller
Rod Steiger
as Mr. Hammerman
Kim Coates
as Det. Erdman
Micah Gardener
as Bucky Miller
Mikey Kovar
as Andrew Miller
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Critic Reviews for Carpool

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

May 2, 2014 | Rating: 1/4 | Full Review…

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

May 2, 2014 | Rating: 1/4 | Full Review…

A ramshackle if amiable chase comedy.

Aug 6, 2008 | Full Review…
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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.

Jan 22, 2002 | Full Review…

What is this, an idea?

Feb 14, 2001 | Full Review…

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

Jan 1, 2000 | Rating: 1.5/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Carpool


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.

Lenny Muggsy
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A forgettable and stupid movie with some funny situations.

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