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Van Wilder 2: The Rise of Taj (2006)

Taj Mahal Badalandabad leaves Coolidge College behind for the halls of Camford University in England, where he looks to continue his education, and teach an uptight student how to make the most out of her academic career.

Director:

Mort Nathan

Writers:

David Drew Gallagher, Brent Goldberg (characters) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kal Penn ... Taj
Lauren Cohan ... Charlotte
Daniel Percival Daniel Percival ... Pip
Glen Barry ... Seamus
Anthony Cozens Anthony Cozens ... Gethin
Steven Rathman ... Simon
Holly Davidson ... Sadie
Tom Davey ... Percy
William de Coverly William de Coverly ... Roger
Beth Steel Beth Steel ... Penelope
Amy Steel Amy Steel ... Alexandra
Jonathan Cecil ... Provost Cunningham
Roger Hammond ... Camford Dean
Kulvinder Ghir ... Taj's Father
Shobu Kapoor ... Taj's Mother
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Storyline

Having graduated in the US as Van Wilder disciple, now self-confident Taj Mahal. arrives as 'don' (teaching assistant) history at England's super-prestigious Cambridge. He falls victim to the haughty, aristocratic leading fraternity's president Pip's usual prank for 'commoners', landing in the derelict 'barn' with other 'social outcasts'. But Taj decides to band the rejects into a new fraternity, Cocks & Bulls, which under his leadership challenges Pip's in the annual all-round excellence championship. Written by KGF Vissers

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The Legend is Growing.

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive crude sexual content, some nudity and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 December 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

National Lampoon's Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj See more »

Filming Locations:

Romania See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,313,372, 3 December 2006

Gross USA:

$4,300,645

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,086,508
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Taj's last name Badalandabad, in Hindi slang, translates to "land where people have big penises" See more »

Goofs

During the scene where Taj and Charlotte are about to have sex in The Barn, in several scenes you can obviously see Charlotte's character wearing flesh-colored tape over her nipples. See more »

Quotes

Pipp Everett, the Earl of Grey: Let's settle this the way my ancestors did!
[Reaches for the swords hanging on the wall]
Taj: You want to exploit me economically?
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Connections

Features Brute Force (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Who Are You Now?
Written by J. Sayer, M. Traxler, J. Jolley, M. Porter
Performed by Brandtson
Courtesy of The Militia Group
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User Reviews

 
Worth a look if you have literally nothing else to do for 90mins
24 June 2007 | by tommorusso-1See all my reviews

This is not a great film, and certainly not a worthy sequel to the hysterical first film.

The lack of any other characters from the first is a killing blow to this film.

Its worth a look for the dog "ballsack" and for Taj. But otherwise its little more than giggle-worthy. Also, there is an incredible lack of research into real English society, This is the weakest Lampoon film i have ever seen.

But worth a look when you're free

Needed Ryan Reynolds.


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