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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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If you're going for an advanced degree in partying...Why graduate? 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)  »

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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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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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Taj: You have shown me a live I could only dream about back home while masturbating in my father's woodshed.
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References The Breakfast Club (1985) See more »

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Turn Me On
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Courtesy of Virgin Records, Ltd./Virgin Records America, Inc.
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Don't believe the critics (this is a great movie)
24 August 2002 | by (Brighton, MA) – See all my reviews

This is a great movie, don't believe the critics on this one. If you get this on DVD you can safely fast-forward through the two over-the-top gross out scenes that virtually assured this movie would get terrible reviews. The rest is pure comic genius in the often amusing, but rarely outstanding, field of teen/college comedy. This is my new favorite movie!

ps. The best jokes in this movie rely on sex or sexual inuendo. If you don't like either you can safely count this movie out, but then again, you probably knew that already.


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