5.3/10
12,601
28 user 16 critic

Van Wilder: Freshman Year (2009)

Clip
0:28 | Clip

Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Prime Video

ON DISC
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.

Director:

(as Harv Glazer)

Writers:

(characters), (characters) (as David T. Wagner) | 1 more credit »
Reviews

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

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
Stars: Kal Penn, Lauren Cohan, Daniel Percival
Van Wilder (2002)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The most popular kid on campus meets a beautiful journalist who makes him realize that maybe he's afraid to graduate.

Director: Walt Becker
Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Tara Reid, Tim Matheson
Road Trip: Beer Pong (Video 2009)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Three college roommates join a bus full of gorgeous models and travel the country to compete in a National Beer Pong Championship. With a busload of attractive women who knows how much fun they could have?

Director: Steve Rash
Stars: DJ Qualls, Mary Cobb, Rhoda Griffis
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Erik, and Cooze start college and pledge the Beta House fraternity, presided over by none other than legendary Dwight Stifler. But chaos ensues when a fraternity of geeks threatens to stop ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Waller
Stars: John White, Christopher McDonald, Jake Siegel
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

When Erik Stifler gets a free pass to do whatever he wants from his girlfriend, he and his two best friends head to see his cousin Dwight for the Naked Mile and a weekend they will never forget.

Director: Joe Nussbaum
Stars: John White, Eugene Levy, Maria Ricossa
Comedy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Matt Stifler wants to be just like his big bro, making porn movies and having a good time in college. After sabotaging the school band, he gets sent to band camp where he really doesn't like it at first but then learns how to deal with the bandeez.

Director: Steve Rash
Stars: Eugene Levy, Tad Hilgenbrink, Arielle Kebbel
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Ten years after the first American Pie movie, three new hapless virgins discover the Bible hidden in the school library at East Great Falls High. Unfortunately for them, the book is ruined,... See full summary »

Director: John Putch
Stars: Bug Hall, Kevin M. Horton, Brandon Hardesty
Senior Skip Day (Video 2008)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

When Adam accidentally gives up the location for the senior skip day party to his school's principal, he offers up his house as a new location. But for it to be a success, he needs to get ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Weiss
Stars: Gary Lundy, Larry Miller, Lea Thompson
Dirty Deeds (2005)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

An American Pie-like teen comedy in which a high school senior tries to become the first student in years to complete the Dirty Deeds, an outrageous series of challenges that must be ... See full summary »

Director: David Kendall
Stars: Milo Ventimiglia, Lacey Chabert, Charles Durning
Road Trip (2000)
Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Four college buddies embark on a road trip to retrieve an illicit tape mistakenly mailed to a female friend.

Director: Todd Phillips
Stars: Breckin Meyer, Seann William Scott, Amy Smart
Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

After being mistaken for terrorists and thrown into Guantánamo Bay, stoners Harold and Kumar escape and return to the U.S., where they proceed to flee across the country with federal agents in hot pursuit.

Directors: Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg
Stars: John Cho, Kal Penn, Neil Patrick Harris
EuroTrip (2004)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Dumped by his girlfriend, a high school grad decides to embark on an overseas adventure in Europe with his friends.

Directors: Jeff Schaffer, Alec Berg, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Scott Mechlowicz, Jacob Pitts, Michelle Trachtenberg
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
Dean Charles Reardon
...
Lt. Dirk Arnold
Nestor Aaron Absera ...
Farley
...
Corporal Benedict (as Nic Nac)
...
...
Eve
...
Dongmei
...
Vance Wilder Sr.
...
General Thomas (as Mike Pinewski)
...
Sergeant Hayes
...
Irving Peppler
...
Reverend Dawkins (as Leland Jones)
...
Professor Downs
Edit

Storyline

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.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The man. The myth. The beginning.

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

14 July 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

National Lampoon's Van Wilder 3  »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

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 »

Crazy Credits

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

Connections

References The Hills (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

I Ran (So Far Away)
Performed by Bowling for Soup
Written by Frank Maudsley (as Francis Maudsley), Paul Reynolds, Ali Score (as Alister James Score) and Michael Score
Courtesy of Jive Records/Zomba Recording LLC
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Entertainment
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »

User Reviews

 
Pathetic! An insult to the original Van Wilder!
4 December 2009 | by See all my reviews

This is my first comment in IMDb. I don't usually write comments, but this movie is so pathetic, I felt like I must warn others.

I am a big fan of the Ryan Reynolds version of the Van Wilder. Opposite to most of the people here, I liked Rise of Taj, too. But this movie seemed like a pathetic attempt. The Ryan version was actually a cool guy who cared about people, tried to do some good stuff, but all this Van Wilder cares about is nudity and drinks!

And how this new guy tries to imitate Ryan is simply awful.

The storyline is also very very simple and seemed cliché. It really felt a cheap pornographic version of some old kiddy movies, like Matilda (This movie I liked very much, as this was actually meant for the kids), where a good kid tried to end the rule of a torturous principal in her school.

I wish they had a 0 rating, I don't feel like giving this movie even 1 out of 10.


15 of 25 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 28 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial