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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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Budget:

$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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Thus far the funniest movie of 2003
22 February 2003 | by (Woodbridge,VA) – See all my reviews

I just got out of Old School and let me say I laughed myself silly. Todd Phillps has made a great follow up to Road Trip and the same way Tom Green stole the former, Will Ferrel steals every scene he's in. Luke Wilson and Vince Vaughn also have equally funny scenes. If you want a funny movie then this is for you.


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