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Andree Moss ...
Carolyn Moss ...
Riley
Wendy Talley ...
Kevin's Mom
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Brandi Gerard ...
College Girl #1 (as Brandi Coleman)
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College Girl #2
Finch Nissen ...
Sweaty Guy
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Amy
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A wild weekend is in store for three high school seniors who visit a local college campus as prospective freshmen.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Best. Weekend. Ever. See more »

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Comedy

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

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29 August 2008 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$6,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,619,730 (USA) (29 August 2008)

Gross:

$4,693,919 (USA) (7 November 2008)
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This film was widely panned by critics, many criticizing the movie as unfunny, disgusting, unoriginal and derivative. It also holds a 5% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. See more »

Goofs

During the pig stampede, when the old man shoots his gun he fires off three rounds. It is only a double barrel shotgun. The time in between shots is too short to reload the gun. See more »

Connections

References Tarzan the Ape Man (1932) See more »

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Night
Written by Bill Callahan (as Bill Callahan)
Performed by Bill Callahan (as Bill Callahan)
Published by Your/My Music (BMI)
Courtesy of Drag City
By arrangement with Bank Robber Music
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Super BAD.
28 August 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Well, there's bad movies and then there's BAD movies. I didn't expect this one to be high art, but I didn't expect it to be this bad. "COLLEGE" is a low budget, uninspired, horribly written waste of time.

The most amusing part of the movie was watching the fat kid try to mimic all of Chris Farley's mannerisms as an acting style. Pathetic.

I've seen a LOT of "teen comedies" and "raunchy comedies" and enjoyed them. But "COLLEGE" is an embarrassment to those types of films. To be honest, it was just...boring.

The three main characters

  • pale ripoffs of the three main "Superbad" characters, by the


way...there's a Micheal Cera clone, a Jonah Hill wannabe, and a poor man's McLovin...it couldn't be more sadly obvious -

spent most of the movie covered in urine, vomit, and feces.

And THAT, dude, is the joke. For the ENTIRE movie.

"Whoops, we've got pee thrown on us. Whoops, we were thrown up on. Whoops, now we're covered in pig crap." I can't remember the last time I was willing to just walk out in the middle of a movie at a theater. But, had I paid to see it and not gotten a free pass, I would have left and asked the manager if I could see something else.

I've got no personal stake in this, and it obviously won't affect me if people see or don't see this film. But, I'm telling you, you'll kick yourself for paying money to see this movie.


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