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Van Wilder 2: The Rise of Taj (2006)

Taj Mahal Badalandabad leaves Coolidge College behind for the halls of Camford University in England, where he looks to continue his education, and teach an uptight student how to make the most out of her academic career.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Taj
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Charlotte
Daniel Percival ...
Pip
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Seamus
Anthony Cozens ...
Gethin
Steven Rathman ...
Simon
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Sadie
Tom Davey ...
Percy
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Roger
Beth Steel ...
Penelope
Amy Steel ...
Alexandra
Jonathan Cecil ...
Provost Cunningham
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Camford Dean
Kulvinder Ghir ...
Taj's Father
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Taj's Mother
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Having graduated in the US as Van Wilder disciple, now self-confident Taj Mahal. arrives as 'don' (teaching assistant) history at England's super-prestigious Cambridge. He falls victim to the haughty, aristocratic leading fraternity's president Pip's usual prank for 'commoners', landing in the derelict 'barn' with other 'social outcasts'. But Taj decides to band the rejects into a new fraternity, Cocks & Bulls, which under his leadership challenges Pip's in the annual all-round excellence championship. Written by KGF Vissers

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

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National Lampoon's Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj  »

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$2,313,372 (USA) (1 December 2006)

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$4,259,591 (USA) (5 January 2007)
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Trivia

The two reporters' bylines in the newspaper articles are "Anita Hanjaab" and "Mike Oxsbig", which sound just like... Well, you can figure it out. See more »

Goofs

While proving Taj's innocence to the Provost, Charlie's cell phone is seen flipped to the camera configuration in the wide shot, in regular phone configuration for the close up, yet back to camera configuration when the wide shot comes back on screen. See more »

Quotes

Taj: A surprise in the woods? Well, can you give me a second? Let me go repack my wallet real quick.
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Written by James Gregory, Preston (as Sam Preston), William J. Brown (as William Brown)
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Best left alone
11 September 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Considering how funny Van Wilder's Party Liaison was and that the character of Taj was great in it you would expect more from this follow up. It's basically Americans having a laugh at the English the college is a mix of Oxford and Cambridge with toffy nosed types trying to dupe the American. He ends up with a cockney slag, a geek and a drunken Irishman and boosts their confidence. Taj falls for the toffy nosed boys girlfriend and inevitably she falls for him. Predictable, not funny...In fact Taj is the only good thing in the whole movie the rest of the the "never heard ofs" are dire. Not worth the movie cost to rent it. Believe me


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