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PCU (1994)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 29 April 1994 (USA)
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A high school senior visits college for the weekend, and stays at the wildest house on campus in this classic tale of anti-political-correctness.

Director:

Hart Bochner

Writers:

Adam Leff, Zak Penn

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jeremy Piven ... James 'Droz' Andrews
Chris Young ... Tom Lawrence
Megan Ward ... Katy
Jon Favreau ... Gutter
Alex Désert ... Mullaney
Gale Mayron Gale Mayron ... Cecilia
Jake Grace Jake Grace ... Dave #1 (as Jake Beecham)
Darin Heames ... Dave #2
Matt Ross ... Raji (as Matthew Brandon Ross)
Stivi Paskoski ... Deege
Jody Racicot ... Pigman
Sarah Trigger ... Samantha
Viveka Davis ... Womynist #1
Maddie Corman ... Womynist #2
David Spade ... Rand McPherson
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Storyline

A high school senior comes to visit Port Chester (aka Politically Correct U) for the weekend, and the admissions department mistakenly sets him up to stay with Droz, a seven year student and party-animal who lives in The Pit, the most offensive house on campus. After trying to pawn the pre-freshman off on his house mate, Droz sets off on his normal daily activities including disrupting a political protest by throwing meat at a group of vegan protesters. The President of the University then receives a number of complaints, and with the help of her lackey, she may finally have the power to kick Droz's house off campus. But the Pit throws an all-campus rager where George Clinton and the Parliament Funkadelic performs, and everything might turn out alright if the various political groups can forget their protests for one night and just have fun together. Written by computers123

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Flunk 'em if they can't take a joke

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language, drug content and some sensuality | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 April 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

PCU Pit Party See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,129,483, 1 May 1994, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$4,350,774
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

CBS affiliate WFSB based in Hartford, Connecticut can be seen on the TV during Pigman's research to prove no matter what time it is, 24 hours a day, you can find a Michael Caine or Gene Hackman movie playing on television. See more »

Goofs

The band is practicing and the fuse blows. When the young girl leaves the room, you can distinctly hear the television playing in the background. See more »

Quotes

Droz: Ok, now it's true, the majority of students today are so cravenly PC, they wouldn't know a good time if it was sitting on their face, but there's one thing that will always unite us and them. They're young. They may not realize it yet. They've got the same raging hormones, the same self-destructive desire to get boldly trashed and wildly out of control. Look out that window! That's not a protest! That is cry for help! They're begging us...
[shouts]
Droz: Please have a party! Feed us drinks!
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Connections

References The Punisher (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Year of the Girl
Written by Swervedriver
Performed by Swervedriver
Courtesy of A&M Records
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Excellent College Movie
31 December 2006 | by clavalonSee all my reviews

One of the best attempts at recreating the legendary iconography that is Animal House. This movie is full of quotable quotes and less than known actors at the time. Check it out if only for Jeremy Piven, Jon Favreau and Jake Busey in an amusing cameo as a stoner/ultimate Frisbee player. Favreau and Piven's interaction recalls old comedy schtick but in a very endearing way. The appearance of George Clinton makes the movie worth watching if only for the party scene. And if you didn't already think the soundtrack to hell was going to be Starland Vocal Band here in lies a scene to convince you otherwise. David Spade should not be overlooked in his role as a preppy frat boy wanna-be and his rant about all of the PC sects at the end of the movie is completely priceless. This movie though much overlooked is a cult classic and should be well recognized in the pantheon of college themed flicks.


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