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Old School (2003)

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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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Critics say, "'Old School' is dumb and pointless." We say, "WHO CARES?" See more »

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

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21 February 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Aquellos viejos tiempos  »

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Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$74,608,545 (USA) (25 April 2003)
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Trivia

The beer that Will Ferrell drinks during the Mitch-a-Palooza scene is O'Doul's (non-alcoholic). See more »

Goofs

When Darcie is changing after sleeping with Mitch she tells him she's has to go to class. She puts on her pants but no shoes or sandals and walks out barefoot. See more »

Quotes

Mitch: I've had a hell of a day and even worse week. And all I want to do is get some fucking sleep.
Beanie: Whoa. Whoa. Why the F-ing? Why in front of the kid? All ya gotta do is say "earmuffs" to him, and you can say "Fuck, shit, bitch."
Frank: Cock. Balls.
Beanie: I'm just trying to make a point, Frank. You don't have to celebrate it.
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Crazy Credits

During most of the end credits, there are scenes showing what happened to the main characters. See more »

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Referenced in Happy Endings: Cazsh Dummy Spillionaires (2012) See more »

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Papered Up
Written by Snoop Dogg (as Calvin Broadus), Franne Golde, Dennis Lambert,
Duane Hitchings, Eric B. (as Eric Barrier) & Rakim (as William Griffin)
Performed by Snoop Dogg
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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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