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Transylmania -- A motley group of college students embarks on a semester abroad ever at Razvan University.  Located deep in the heart of Transylvania in a centuries-old castle, Razvan isn’t your typical institution of higher learning –- and the black leather-clad professors, three-foot-tall dean, instruction in crucifix-wielding, and topless vampiresses lurking in dark corners are just the start.
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Transylmania -- A motley group of college students embarks on a semester abroad ever at Razvan University.  Located deep in the heart of Transylvania in a centuries-old castle, Razvan isn’t your typical institution of higher learning –- and the black leather-clad professors, three-foot-tall dean, instruction in crucifix-wielding, and topless vampiresses lurking in dark corners are just the start.

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Writers:
Josh Miller (writer)
Patrick Casey (writer)
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Release Date:
4 December 2009 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
Euro-trashed! Euro-smashed! Euro-slashed! See more »
Plot:
Spoof horror in which a group of college kids do a semester abroad in Romania and realise that if the partying doesn't kill them, the vampires just might! Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Oren Skoog ... Rusty / Radu
Josh Miller ... Brady (as Joshua 'Worm' Miller)
Patrick Casey ... Mike

Jennifer Lyons ... Lynne

Tony Denman ... Newmar

Patrick Cavanaugh ... Pete

Paul Hansen Kim ... Wang
David Steinberg ... Dean Floca (as David J. Steinberg)

Natalie Garza ... Lia
Nicole Garza ... Danni

Musetta Vander ... Teodora Van Sloan

James DeBello ... Cliff

Irena Violette ... Draguta Floca (as Irena A. Hoffman)

Claudiu Trandafir ... Van Sloan
Radu Andrei Daniel ... Edward Van Sloan
Simon Petric ... Stephania
Dorin Andone ... Reneau
Dorina Lazar ... Gipsy Woman
Desiree Malonga ... Niobe
Radita Rosu ... Asha
Adriana Butoi ... Mira
Corneliu Jipa ... Crusty Old Man
Damian Oancea ... Motorcycle Man
Cristian Popa ... Marin

Elena-Cristina Marchisano ... Kerri
Stefan Alexa ... Emaciated Student
Adrian Anghel ... Shady Man
Choice J. Skinner ... Security Guard #1
Dorin Zaharia ... Security Guard #2
Scott Brandon ... Priest
Maia van Kline ... Bicycle Girl

Dana Lee ... Chinese Businessman

Annette Charles ... Administrator

Mo Anouti ... Musclehead

Colin Campbell ... Siegfried Fischbacher

Mitch Hara ... Boy
Ashley Barron ... Girl in audience
Carey Embry ... Laverne

Paul Zies ... Suspected Werewolf
Kommerina DeYoung ... Plastic Surgery Patient (as Karin Young)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Bonnie Morgan ... Woman Contortionist

Jessica Mei Gershen ... Contortionist (uncredited)

Brett Gipson ... 3 legged Yoga Student (uncredited)
Mandinga ... (uncredited)

Jonathan Perkins ... (uncredited)

Directed by
David Hillenbrand 
Scott Hillenbrand 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Patrick Casey  writer
Josh Miller  writer (as Worm Miller)

Produced by
Radu Badica .... line producer
Radu Badica .... producer
Nicholas Bonavia .... executive producer
Aaron L. Gilbert .... executive producer
Sanford Hampton .... producer
Edward Jarzobski .... executive producer
Jenna Johnson .... co-producer
Michael Long .... executive producer
Scott Nell .... executive producer
Viorel Sergovici .... producer Romania
Kim Swartz .... co-producer
Jor Van Kline .... co-executive producer
 
Cinematography by
Viorel Sergovici 
 
Film Editing by
Dave O'Brien 
 
Casting by
Aaron Griffith 
 
Production Design by
Jack Cloud 
 
Art Direction by
Mihai Dorobantu 
 
Set Decoration by
Karin L. McGaughey 
 
Costume Design by
Ioana Corciova 
 
Makeup Department
Miruna Panaitescu .... key makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Stephen Harrison .... first assistant director
Adriana Itu .... second assistant director
Mihaela Mihai .... third assistant director
 
Art Department
Florin Gavrila .... scenic painter
Ali Matilla .... art department assistant
Eusebiu Sirbu .... scenic artist
 
Sound Department
Chris David .... sound re-recording mixer
Brian Dunlop .... foley editor
Ion Geadau .... boom operator
David Hingorany .... sound mix engineer
Pamela Kahn .... foley artist
Tim Limer .... sound recordist
Sorin Neagu .... sound mixer
Stuart Provine .... sound designer
Lee Reisch .... audio engineer
Bill V. Robbins .... sound mixer
Kyle Rochlin .... foley mixer
Pernell L. Salinas .... first assistant sound editor
Victoria Rose Sampson .... supervising dialogue editor
Gabriel J. Serrano .... sound recordist
 
Special Effects by
Petre Constantin .... pyrotechnician
Larry Fioritto .... special effects coordinator
Vincent J. Guastini .... special makeup effects designer and creator
Mircea Cristian Nicolae .... special effects assistant
Marian Pisau .... special effects
Jor Van Kline .... special effects supervisor
Dean Welch .... special effects foreman
Valeriu Zamfir .... special effects technician
 
Visual Effects by
Eran Barnea .... visual effects supervisor
 
Stunts
Florin Barcun .... stunt performer
Aurel Boata .... stunts
Gabi Burlacu .... stunt double: Oren Skoog
Ciprian Dumitrascu .... stunt coordinator
Gabi Dutu .... stunt double: Oren Skoog
Thomas M. Ficke .... stunt coordinator
Mihaela Elena Oros .... stunt double
Choice Skinner .... fight choreographer: cast
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Valentin Matei Andrei .... electrician
Pompiliu Avram .... first assistant camera
Graham Chart .... key grip: re-shoots
Lulu de Hillerin .... director of photography: second unit (as Lulu Hillerin)
Lucian Diaconu .... gaffer
Adrian Gache .... electrician
Kyle Jewell .... first assistant camera: re-shoots
Rick Lamb .... first assistant camera: day player
Madalina Lungu .... assistant camera
Marian Paun .... video assist
Christopher Webber .... gaffer: US
 
Animation Department
Chad Sellers .... animator (title sequence)
 
Casting Department
Lana Ford .... casting assistant
Brandi S. Hawkins .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Tora Dragomir .... costume supervisor
Hillari James .... set costumer: re-shoots
 
Editorial Department
Jim Garrow .... colorist
Jenna Johnson .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Jennifer Ross .... music supervisor
Rebekah Touma .... music coordinator
Carlos Villalobos .... composer: additional music
 
Transportation Department
Scott Anderson .... transportation coordinator (reshoots)
 
Other crew
Tansey Allen .... set production assistant
Daniela Diaconu .... accountant
Dani Dragan .... location manager
Gabi Dutu .... photo double
Brian Johnson .... conceptual illustrator
Dixie Jones .... production accountant
Sandra Moorman .... assistant: producer
Sandra Moorman .... production secretary
Alina Petrini .... production coordinator
Catherine Pittman .... cat trainer
Bruce Resnik .... script supervisor: Los Angeles shoot
Craig Sherman .... computer systems
Iulian Timofte .... key set production
Claudiu Trandafir .... dialogue coach
Mathew A. Villalobos .... assistant location manager
 

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Rated R for crude and sexual content, nudity, drug use, language and some violence
Runtime:
92 min | 97 min (unrated version)
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Certification:
Australia:MA | Netherlands:12 | USA:R (certificate #45645)
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Trivia:
Filmed and completed in November and December 2007, but not released until November 2009.See more »
Quotes:
Rusty:Here, look. Got something for ya. The Codex Eroticon. A classic. Written like 1000 years ago. Makes the Kama Sutra look like Martha Stewart's prison notes. Ooh! You know what else I got? It's erotic comic books that I've been working on in conjunction with my memoirs.
Newmar:[reading the cover] "Uncensored and raw?"
Rusty:[reconsidering] You know what? The book'll do ya.
Newmar:I don't know about this.
Rusty:TAKE the Codex Eroticon, please! There's a legend that surrounds this hallowed tome, Newmar. They say that the moves contained within are so powerful that you can literally blow a chick's mind, turning her into some kind of raging nympho.
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References "Batman" (1966)See more »
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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
A Castle in the Shy, 4 July 2010
Author: Steve Pulaski from United States

Transylmania can be considered the third movie in the National Lampoon's Dorm Daze series. Though it's loosely based off of them, it can be pretty much defined as a third sequel, and doesn't need much knowledge of the first two movies for this one to be seen. Seems like no one in this movie has any knowledge at all. I was lucky enough to speak to directors David and Scott Hillenbrand via the Transylmania fan-page on Facebook. As well as seeing exclusive interviews from the cast.

The movie seems like another goofy spin off of the neverending American Pie Presents franchise. Though this accomplishes more than any of those movies have. But when compared to the original three American Pies, it doesn't stand much of a chance. It attempts to be an 80s throwback, which it does feel like a little bit, but not a perfect one.

Rusty (Oren Skoog) has been dating an online overseas girl for a while and feels he needs to see her in person. When asked to fly over to Romania to get in touch. He feels that maybe he could get accepted to The Razvan University where she goes to school. They embark on a cross country journey to see her. The Razvan University has a bad history to it. A music box, when opened, posses your soul into a demon vampire. When open, the demon takes over your body. When ceased, or closed, your normal.

Little does the gang know, duplicates of themselves, usually with deeper voices, are being produced as well. So the gang must find the fake impersonators, and banish them. Sounds like an uncut episode of Scooby Doo.

Though the thing that caught me surprised me was that this is intended to be a spoof movie. And it's actually decent. This one doesn't have random pop culture references popping here and there and at random times. It doesn't have convoluted performances and bad acting. This didn't try to fit every God-forsaking blockbuster into their movie. I thought this might be the "new age" parody film that would start a revolution of the same kind of parody flicks in the style of The Naked Gun, and Airplane, or the absolute classic 70s and 80s style parodies we were waiting for for years.

We would finally cease from all the mindless crap Hollywood puts out. No more Jason Friedberg or Aaron Seltzer. No more brain dead first timers forcing us to laugh at corny one liners. The world will finally be at rest from the likes of pointless parodies. That is...until I saw the trailer for The 41-Year-Old Virgin who Knocked Up Sarah Marshall and Felt Superbad About It.

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