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
When the party ends and Thornton is swimming a boom mic operator is visible. After he dives in the camera cuts out and you clearly see a boom mic operator in the window behind the pool. He's wearing a red shirt and clearly holding something. See more
[limping off the diving board
I have got a really bad cramp. I've been having really bad cramps all week.
It's probably menstrual.
Screw you, Melon!
The end credits begin with the message: "For Estelle. Thanks so much." This is a dedication to Estelle Endler, Rodney Dangerfield's manager and one of the executive producers of the film, who died during production. See more
Referenced in Greek: Home Coming and Going
Written by Otis Redding
Performed by Aretha Franklin See more