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Stealing Harvard (2002)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime | 13 September 2002 (USA)
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A middle-class man turns to a life of crime in order to finance his niece's first year at Harvard University.

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A man turns to a life of crime to pay for his niece's tuition for her first year at a prestigious university. His girlfriend also wants him to pay $30,000 for the down payment on a house; and his buddy is a bad influence on him. Written by Anonymous

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Their intentions were honorable. Their methods were criminal. See more »

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Comedy | Crime

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Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual humor, language and drug references | See all certifications »

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Say Uncle  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

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$6,041,521 (USA) (13 September 2002)

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$13,973,532 (USA) (18 October 2002)
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The dog is referred to as a girl but when it jumps it's obvious that it is male. See more »

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Mr. Warner: This guy is a lump.
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Spoofs The Usual Suspects (1995) See more »

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Written by Dane Cash and Bryan Farrar
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A really good flick, worth a watch
6 December 2004 | by (Scotland) – See all my reviews

Okay, okay. Bad premise, bad script. Otherwise, this is a good film played for laughs. Jason Lee, Tom Green and Megan Mullally are all on fine form, playing the characters we have come to expect from them.

In particular, Jason Lee is his typical self here, playing the slightly angry yet humorous good guy. For some, Tom Green may be too wacky, but his character, Duff, is like a toned-down version of himself, so it will surely prove bearable for his naysayers.

Some really good comedy moments and a few nice set pieces are enough to make up for an otherwise silly and clichéd film. Definitely worth a watch, I found it really enjoyable in a switched-off-brain sort of way.


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