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Van Wilder: Freshman Year (2009)

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Van Wilder starts his freshman year at Coolidge College and embarks on an adventure to land the campus hottie and liberate his school from sexual oppression and party dysfunction.


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Van Wilder starts his freshman year at Coolidge College and embarks on an adventure to land the campus hottie and liberate his school from sexual oppression and party dysfunction.

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The man. The myth. The beginning.



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

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14 July 2009 (USA)  »

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National Lampoon's Van Wilder 3  »

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a few good laughs throughout, recommend this for a Saturday night rental
5 August 2009 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Obviously not as good as the original, but for a rental it is enjoyable enough to share a few laughs throughout. Pretty good casting for the role of van wilder, pulled it off pretty well. Nice to see a recovery for the franchise after the TAJ abomination.

Comparable to the comedy of police academy, with your typical control figure trying to rid the campus of the mayhem that is van wilder. Even down to the lackeys the captain uses to do all his dirty work for him.

Although it is nowhere as polished as the original i do recommend this film for a Saturday night with a six pack and a few friends to enjoy a few good chuckles

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