Millionaire businessman Thornton Melon is upset when his son Jason announces that he is not sure about going to college. Thornton insists that college is the best thing he never had for himself, and to prove his point, he agrees to enroll in school along with his son. Thornton is a big hit on campus: always throwing the biggest parties, knowing all the right people, but is this the way to pass college? Written by
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Did You Know?
The original music score for the movie was composed by band leader Danny Elfman
of Oingo Boingo. The band was featured performing their song "Dead Man's Party" at Thornton Melon's dorm party. See more
During the final scene, Thornton Melon gives a speech as a freshman for the graduating seniors. However, even though he never attended college before, he is wearing not only graduation robes, but doctoral robes. See more
Home, Sweet Home.
I liked the old house better.
So did I.
I liked the old wife better, too!
Lay off Vanessa. She gives great headache. Lou, I can't believe it. Married five years. Seems like yesterday!
And you know what a lousy day yesterday was.
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