Faber College has one frat house so disreputable it will take anyone. It has a second one full of white, anglo-saxon, rich young men who are so sanctimonious no one can stand them except Dean Wormer. The dean enlists the help of the second frat to get the boys of Delta House off campus. The dean's plan comes into play just before the homecoming parade to end all parades for all time. Written by
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When Bluto falls from the sorority house, you can see the false ground move when he impacts. See more »
[enters with a bruised and bloodied Otter]
I found him after he called me from a phone on the side of the road outside of town.
Holy shit! What happened to you? You look grotesqe.
Some of the Omegas jumped me and did a little dancing on my face.
Who was it?
It was Greggie and Douggie... and some of the other Hitler youth.
Why? What'd you do?
That's just it... I don't know. They're just animals, I guess.
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Four of the listings in the cast are "mean dude," "meaner dude," "meanest dude," and "gigantic dude". See more »
This is the best college comedy ever made. Nothing has ever come close to comedic perfection, and never will again. The early bird director John Landis directs this film into greatness bringing stars John Belushi, Tim Matheson, Tom Hulce, Mark Metcalf and Donald Sutherland to the screen in brilliance. True, this film is just about a bunch of misfits defying authority in a campus of 1962, but that's what makes it so good, and original. Belushi, Metcalf, and others bring many of the laughs here, but it is mainly it's reputation that brings this film into hilarity. A landmark in cinema comedy. By the way, screenwriters Harold Ramis and Chris Miller originally were going to make this a film about Charles Manson called Laser Orgy Girls, so thank god Douglas Kenney came in and straightened this out to the right part.
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