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PCU (1994)

 -  Comedy  -  29 April 1994 (USA)
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A high school senior visits college for the weekend, and stay at the wildest house on campus in this classic tale of anti-political-correctness.

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Storyline

A high school senior comes to visit Port Chester (aka Politically Correct U) for the weekend, and the admissions department mistakenly sets him up to stay with Droz, a seven year student and party-animal who lives in The Pit, the most offensive house on campus. After trying to pawn the pre-freshman off on his house mate, Droz sets off on his normal daily activities including disrupting a political protest by throwing meat at a group of vegan protesters. The President of the University then receives a number of complaints, and with the help of her lackey, she may finally have the power to kick Droz's house off campus. But the Pit throws an all-campus rager where George Clinton and the Parliament Funkadelic performs, and everything might turn out alright if the various political groups can forget their protests for one night and just have fun together. Written by computers123

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Flunk 'em if they can't take a joke

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Rated PG-13 for language, drug content and some sensuality | See all certifications »

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29 April 1994 (USA)  »

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PCU Pit Party  »

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$8,000,000 (estimated)

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$4,350,774 (USA)
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PCU was made by a graduate of Wesleyan University, and is based on the school. In the opening sequence, there is a shot of the main library (Olin) and one of the residence halls (Clark) of the school, in Middletown, CT. See more »

Goofs

A full beer keg is much too heavy for a single person to lift over their head. While it's possible that these aren't full kegs, but merely kegs that haven't been finished (beer can be heard sloshing around in them, which can not be heard in a full keg), due to the movement of the liquid inside a half-full keg is nearly as awkward as a full keg. Either way, the kegs could not be lifted overhead. See more »

Quotes

Droz: What's your major?
Sanskrit Major: Sanskrit.
Droz: Sanskrit. You're majoring in a 5000 year-old dead language?
Sanskrit Major: Yeah.
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Connections

Spoofs JFK (1991) See more »

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Pump It Up
Written by Elvis Costello
Produced by Ralph Sall
Performed by Mudhoney
Courtesy of Reprise Records
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Hilarious. Great Characters.
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A shame this little gem didn't get the broad appeal of other movies that simply copy it or wimp out on the jokes. This is a movie that I can watch every year and always fully enjoy it.

The George Clinton song at the end truly rocks and may be the first true foray into GC's funk that most suburban under 21's see and hear.

I recommend this movie highly.


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