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Van Wilder: Freshman Year (2009)

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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$6,000,000 (estimated)
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Lt. Dirk Arnold's haircut is not to army regulation. It is too long on the sides of his head and around his ears. See more »

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A very lovely movie that moved me when i was bored See more »

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References Wheel of Fortune (1983) See more »

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Performed by Jamie Dunlap, Scott Nickoley and Stephen Lang
Written by Jamie Dunlap, Stephen Lang and Scott Nickoley
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Don't view this movie as a prequel to the first one
9 April 2010 | by (Singapore) – See all my reviews

Van Wilder 3: Freshmen Year is set to be the prequel of the original Van Wilder. However, there are many inconsistencies. I wouldn't call this movie a prequel, just a brand new title of the franchise.

If you have watched the original Van Wilder, you may not like this movie. Why? Because it doesn't star Ryan Reynolds. I've watched both movies and in my opinion, both movies were good. They're not awesome movies to start with. I don't expect Ryan Reynolds to star in this film anyway because he is too old for the movie. Just like the American Pie movies, people usually like the original 'lead actor; Steve Stifler' and Van Wilder for this case. The new Wilder hear suits well, young and fresh. He's acting was good, and so were the other actors.

If you have watched most of the American Pie Presents.. movies, don't expect this movie to be as crude and sexual as the above mentioned movies. It's just different..which doesn't mean it is a bad thing.

As a whole, i feel the Van Wilder: Freshmen Year is a good movie and i'd give it the same rating as the original Van Wilder movie, 6/10. Just for the record, i give AP: Band Camp a 6/10, Naked Mile a 7/10, Beta House a 7/10 and Book Of Love a 5/10.

View this movie with an open mind, and not as a sequel.


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