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Van Wilder: Party Liaison (2002)
"Van Wilder" (original title)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  5 April 2002 (USA)
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The most popular kid on campus meets a beautiful journalist who makes him realize that maybe he's afraid to graduate.

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Van Wilder is a guy who has been at his college for seven years. He spends most of his time throwing parties and "fund raisers". When his father decides that it's time for tough love, he doesn't pay his tuition. So Van becomes a professional party thrower. At the same time, Gwen who writes for the college paper, is tasked with doing a story on him, but Van is too busy partying to do that. So she writes it using info from people who talk about him and writes an unflattering piece, which doesn't make him happy. He then dares her to see if she can get the true story but is more interested in trying to score with her, which is not easy because she has a boyfriend, who is a snob, and who is not too happy with the amount time she is spending with him. So he tries to get rid of him. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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All the girls want him. All the boys want to be him. See more »

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Rated R for strong sexual content, gross humor, language and some drug content | See all certifications »

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5 April 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

National Lampoon's Van Wilder  »

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Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$238,882 (Brazil) (8 August 2003)

Gross:

$650,967 (Brazil) (5 September 2003)
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Trivia

In the scene where Van Wilder is talking to the basketball team he is seen wearing a hat with the Volkswagen logo on the front. Which is a V above a W - Van Wilder's initials. See more »

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During Van's halftime speech, he says how he is going to invite girls from Mount Holyoke in Massachusetts, yet the logo on the basketball court is for the Big Sky, a conference in the Northwestern United States See more »

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Van Wilder: [while the dog is walking away, and his balls have shrunk] Looks like all he needed was a little TLC
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References Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) See more »

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Written by Steve Summers, Mike Summers, Chuck Riley, Tony Delocht, Irnie Longoria
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Terrible from start to finish
6 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

One of the worst movies I have ever seen, and I have seen many many movies. Very predictable plot with no originality. The plot points seem to come straight from the mind of an uneducated 15 year old with no inkling of comedic dialog or situations. Although the lead actor was supposed to appear as a hero to his fellow students, he never supported that in anyway with his behavior on the screen. I guess we are just supposed to assume that he is 'all that'. I felt sorry for the actors having to say these ridiculous lines. Maybe the young teenage crowd would find this entertaining for the crude humor and flowery language, but anyone over the age of 17 should pass on this one.


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