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21 & Over (2013)

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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

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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, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$25,682,380

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$45,582,380
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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

Miller: No, let's get that little fucker home.
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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 »

Connections

References Bananas in Pyjamas (1992) See more »

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The Love We Have
Written by Marco Jacobo and James Massie
Performed by Marco Jacobo (as Maker)
Courtesy of Now Again Records
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Oh dear
24 May 2015 | by timlittleSee all my reviews

Ironic that, although this piece of American college dross is titled 21 & Over, it's hard to imagine that it would appeal to anyone over the age of fifteen.

The plot, such as it is, has already been covered. To flatter it with a further description would be giving it credit that it doesn't deserve.

In my opinion (and I admit that I am way out of its' targetted age range) it is humourless, devoid of any charm and it's hard to imagine that it earned enough to pay for its making.

This genre of movie, if it still has a future, can be done so much better. The comparisons with The Hangover are obvious and an indication of how tight direction, a genuinely funny script and talented performers can make all the difference. This offering has none of those.

There are capable actors in the cast and they deserve better but may struggle to maintain any credibility for a while with this on their CV.


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