Two couples-Lonnie Earl and Darlene Dodd (Billy Bob Thornton, Natasha Richardson), and Roy and Candy Kirkendall (Patrick Swayze, Charlize Theron)-decide to take a road trip in an SUV from their Little Rock, Arkansas, home to Reno, Nevada. During the journey they stop for big steaks, talk about the desire to see Tony Orlando in concert and reveal some secrets-including the fact that Lonnie Earl has been cheating on Darlene by sleeping with Candy. With Penélope Cruz, David Koechner. 91 min. Widescreen; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, French Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English (SDH); audio commentary; featurette; deleted scenes.