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Animal House (1978)

 -  Comedy  -  28 July 1978 (USA)
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At a 1962 College, Dean Vernon Wormer is determined to expel the entire Delta Tau Chi Fraternity, but those trouble-makers have other plans for him.

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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 John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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Guess who's back? The most popular comedy of all time! [1979 Re-release] See more »

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28 July 1978 (USA)  »

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National Lampoon's Animal House  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$141,600,000 (USA)
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Trivia

Producer Matty Simmons, founder of the National Lampoon, contributed one line to the script: Bluto's "Seven years of college down the drain!" See more »

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When the secretary is cranking out copies of the midterm exam on the mimeograph machine, the header reads, "PSYCHOLOGY 101," yet the questions are clearly intended for a history test. See more »

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Otter: Ah, she broke our date.
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Funny as hell !!!!
11 September 1999 | by (Bathurst,New Brunswick) – See all my reviews

A comedy about sex,food fights,& college life which makes this comedy one of the best comedies ever made.Steven Furst is hilarious when he vomits on Dean Wormer.Tom Hulce is fun as Pinto, while Belushi steals the show as Bluto:''I'm a zit..get it ?''. I laughed so hard when Belushi is putting all the food on his tray.

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