MADE IN AMERICA takes an immature white car salesman and suddenly makes him the father of a black high schooler, forcing him to deal both with parenthood and with his new daughter's willful, Afrocentric mother. The result is a mixture of interracial-relationship exploration (a la JUNGLE
FEVER) and farcical black-white buddy movie.
High school senior Zora Mathews (Nia Long) discovers during a biology experiment that her blood type is AB--an impossibility, given her parents' blood types. She confronts her mother, Sarah (Whoopi Goldberg), accusing her of having had an affair before her father's death, only to learn that
Sarah had used a sperm bank. Zora becomes ...