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The Newest Pledge (2012)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  28 August 2012 (USA)
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A hard partying fraternity decides to pledge a baby that they find on their doorstep the morning after their most decadent party of the semester.

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The morning after kicking off their semester with a patriotic "stars, stripes, and strippers" party, the members of the Omega fraternity awaken to a find a baby on their doorstep. After little to no deliberation, the Omegas decide to pledge the baby. When a rival fraternity member, Rico, learns of this, he devises a plot to ruin the Omegas reputation in the eyes of the student body at Hamilton University. It's up to the Omegas to not only secure their legacy at the University, but to also raise a baby in a fraternity house. Written by Tuxedo

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Rated R for some sexual content and drug use
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The character Steak Mungro, played by Russell Sadeghpour, wasn't even in the shooting script. Originally, the character Hodges was supposed to be the one who crushes Rico's dreams in the flashback, however, when Kevin Myers (who played Hodges) had a last-minute schedule conflict the day the flashback was to be shot, Aziz filled in and Steak Mungro, the Omega legend, was born. The character was eventually written into the script so much that it only made sense for him to return at the Greek Board debate as Rico's foil. See more »

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Rodney 'Night Train' Maine: You know I thought about it long and hard, and I came to the decision that my favorite food is corn dogs with teriyaki sauce.
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The Stars and Stripes Forever
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Excellent story with unexpected Outcome
14 February 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Light and fun story with a twist takes a story line that is expected and transforms it into an enjoyable well done film appropriate for all. Well thought out, excellent acting and a strong cast makes this all work. Technically done very well with excellent professional scene development and editing. I would recommend this film to all. I expected a repeat of three men and a baby and was surprised to have a well developed story creatively executed. Bravo to the team that put this on and to the story developers. Loved to see Frau as principal. Editing was sharp and smart! I would love to see a follow on ! I generally think these plots head into trouble that leaves an uncomfortable childish feeling. This film masterfully avoided the usual pitfalls and created both the mystery of who's baby was it but of the deception of the other frat house. it is in this process that the film shows creativity and a genuine plot that stands on it's own. Editing of shots is tight and smart without gaps or scenes that detour the story. All in all very professional job and would recommend this to others.


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