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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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Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$688,346 (Australia) (30 May 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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When Frank, Beanie and Mitch kidnap Spanish for initiation, he is riding the scooter with a backpack on. In the next shot he is running without the backpack. Then, as he gets tackled into the water, the backpack reappears. See more »

Quotes

Peppers: You should pull that out.
Frank: Wait, pull what out?
Peppers: The dart. You gotta fucking dart in your neck.
Frank: [laughs] Y-You're crazy, man. You're crazy. I like you, but you're crazy.
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Good Lovin' Gone Bad
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Performed by Killdozer
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Raunch Supreme
14 March 2003 | by (Tucson, AZ) – See all my reviews

Much like the tradition of the raunchy flicks of the 80s, Old School encompasses the age old tradition of tactless and tasteless film creation. Buy the oddity of the situation, this is one of those films I can tolerate. Mid-life malaise couldn't have been drawn better in the lives of Mitch, Frank and Beanie. Men who serve no purpose in society, especially to their significant others. But that's the significance of the frat house. No, it isn't about being drunk and hitting on 19-year-old girls, its about reaffirming your role in society and making the inner soul feel good and relaxed. So, say what you want about the random nudity and cussing, this film is a life affirming film for all men hitting their 30s.


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