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Old School (2003)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  21 February 2003 (USA)
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Three friends attempt to recapture their glory days by opening up a fraternity near their alma mater.

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Mitch, Frank and Beanie are disillusioned with their personal lives begining when Mitch's nymphomanic girlfriend, Heidi, cheats on him, then former party animal Frank gets married, but unwilling to get go of his wild life, and Beanie is a family man seeking to reclaim his wild and crazy youth. Beanie suggests that they form their own fraternity in Mitch's new house on a college campus to re-live their glory days by bringing together a variety of misfit college students, losers, middle-aged and elderly retirees as their new friends and later try to avoid being evicted by the new Dean of Students, Pritchard, whom still holds a personal grudge against all three of them. Written by Matthew Patay

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Why do men act like boys? Because they can. See more »

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Rated R for some strong sexual content, nudity and language | See all certifications »

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Also Known As:

Aquellos viejos tiempos  »

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$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$17,453,216 (USA) (21 February 2003)

Gross:

$1,300,030 (Australia) (13 June 2003)
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The song "Here I Go Again" by Whitesnake is played four times in the movie - twice with the words, once without, and once hummed. The band Whitesnake is also mentioned by Mitch when he references Nicole's high school jean-jacket. Frank also wears a Whitesnake t-shirt at the very end of the movie, during the credits. See more »

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During the scene for school spirit, Frank fails to leap through a ring of fire and his mascot costume catches fire. In the locker room in the next scene his entire body is red from burns. In the next scene, his burns have completely disappeared. See more »

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Beanie: Don't beat yourself up over this, Mitch. It's not your fault. Dammit, Blue was old. That's what old people do. They die.
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Why anyone would not like this movie is beyond me
6 June 2004 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This has to be one of the funniest movies ever made. I laughed so hard during this movie. I've heard a lot of bad reviews for this movie, and I can't believe what some people have said. Apparently some copies of this movie were taped over with that godawful Jennifer Aniston debacle "Picture Perfect", because that is the only explanation that I have for the people who have said those things. Seriously, Old School has some of the funniest scenes in movie history...and I've seen a LOT of movies. Mandatory for all movie fans to see. One of the greatest movies ever created! If you haven't seen this movie yet, go get it NOW! Buy it, rent it, borrow it, steal it, whatever, just see it somehow. 10/10


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