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PCU (1994)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 29 April 1994 (USA)
A high school senior visits college for the weekend, and stays at the wildest house on campus in this classic tale of anti-political-correctness.

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Tom Lawrence
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Katy
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Gutter
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Mullaney
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Cecilia
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Dave #1 (as Jake Beecham)
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Raji (as Matthew Brandon Ross)
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Samantha
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Womynist #1
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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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Comedy

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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 »

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Droz selects the song number of the CD before he put it in the stereo. See more »

Quotes

Droz: [to Sam about Rand] You remember this guy? He skippered Hitler's catamaran during the war.
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Connections

References Caddyshack (1980) See more »

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Tribe
Written by Ben McMillan
Performed by Gruntruck
Courtesy of Roadrunner Records
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Excellent College Movie
31 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

One of the best attempts at recreating the legendary iconography that is Animal House. This movie is full of quotable quotes and less than known actors at the time. Check it out if only for Jeremy Piven, Jon Favreau and Jake Busey in an amusing cameo as a stoner/ultimate Frisbee player. Favreau and Piven's interaction recalls old comedy schtick but in a very endearing way. The appearance of George Clinton makes the movie worth watching if only for the party scene. And if you didn't already think the soundtrack to hell was going to be Starland Vocal Band here in lies a scene to convince you otherwise. David Spade should not be overlooked in his role as a preppy frat boy wanna-be and his rant about all of the PC sects at the end of the movie is completely priceless. This movie though much overlooked is a cult classic and should be well recognized in the pantheon of college themed flicks.


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