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21 & Over (2013)

R | | Comedy | 1 March 2013 (USA)
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The night before his big medical school interview, a promising student celebrates his 21st birthday with his two best friends.

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Jon Lucas, Scott Moore
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Miles Teller ... Miller
Skylar Astin ... Casey
Justin Chon ... Jeff Chang
Sarah Wright ... Nicole
Jonathan Keltz ... Randy
François Chau ... Dr. Chang (as Francois Chau)
Russell Hodgkinson ... The Chief
Daniel Booko ... Julian
Russell Mercado Russell Mercado ... Jayden
Josie Loren ... Pledge Aguilar
Christiann Castellanos ... Pledge Gomez
Dustin Ybarra ... PJ Brill
Samantha Futerman ... Sally Huang
Julian Gavilanes ... Stoner #1
Josh Truax Josh Truax ... Stoner #2
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Storyline

When Straight-A college student Jeff Chang's two best friends take him out for his 21st birthday on the night before an important medical school interview, what was supposed to be a quick beer becomes a night of humiliation, over indulgence and utter debauchery. Written by Relativity

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Blackout the date See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

1 March 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

21 and Over See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,754,168, 3 March 2013

Gross USA:

$25,682,380

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$48,065,672
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Sound Mix:

Datasat | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Justin Chon was actually 32 years old even though his character was 21 when this was filmed. See more »

Goofs

After Jeff Chang gets completely drunk and wasted, Miller and Casey spend the majority of the night trying to get him home because they don't know his address. Not a problem, except they both took a taxi cab to get to his house at the beginning of the film, which means they either have his address written down/stored somewhere or they both knew it. Even if they didn't know the location of his house from the bar area, they should have at least had the physical address to give to someone. See more »

Quotes

Nicole: So, I take it you're not in a frat?
Casey: No, because I'm not angry and secretly gay.
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Alternate Versions

The Chinese release of the film will have scenes shot in China, with Jeff Chang being a transfer student visiting from China. See more »

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References 500 Days of Summer (2009) See more »

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Shine
Written by Steve Clark
Performed by Vibrolux
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An average comedy
1 May 2013 | by Gordon-11See all my reviews

This film is about the first 24 hours of a straight A student's 21st birthday.

"21 & Over" is a toned down college version of "The Hangover". The plot is very similar to "The Hangover", and it is wearing thin. Though the parties are ridiculous and the alcohol is plentiful, we all know what will happen and hence the plot does not have the same entertaining effect as the first time around. Fortunately, the subplot of testing the strained friendship and standing up for oneself is a bit refreshing, so "21 & Over" sets itself as slightly different from its parent clone. The Asian female student who swears a lot is the most memorable character, and she deserves a special mention. Her one minute of screen time is so unexpectedly crazy! "21 & Over" is an average comedy, if judged on its own merit. But please, enough with the "The Hangover" clones.


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