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Blue Mountain State: The Rise of Thadland (2016)

When the Dean of Blue Mountain State threatens to sell the Goat House, Alex throws Thad the party of his dreams in an effort to get him to buy it.

Director:

Lev L. Spiro

Writers:

Eric Falconer, Chris Romano (as Romanski) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alan Ritchson ... Thad Castle
Darin Brooks ... Alex Moran
James Cade ... Harmon Tedesco
Rob Ramsay ... Donnie Schrab
Chris Romano ... Sammy Cacciatore (as Romanski)
Frankie Shaw ... Mary Jo Cacciatore
Omari Newton ... Larry Summers
Ed Marinaro ... Coach Marty Daniels
Dhani Jones ... Dhani Jones
Ed Amatrudo ... Dean Olivares
Jimmy Tatro ... Dick Dawg
Brittany Ann Boudreault Brittany Ann Boudreault ... Amber
Katelynn Derengowski Katelynn Derengowski ... Stephanie (as Kate Derengowski)
Hudson Shank Hudson Shank ... Young Thad
Lindsey Sporrer ... Holly
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Storyline

When the Dean of Blue Mountain State threatens to sell the Goat House, Alex throws Thad the party of his dreams in an effort to get him to buy it.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong crude and sexual content, drug use and language throughout, and some graphic nudity. | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The movie was partiallly filmed in Wilmington NC and while the cast was in town they had a co-party with a fraternity at UNCW. See more »

Crazy Credits

There is about a minute and a half at the end of the credits that list the names of the Kickstarter backers. See more »

Connections

References Call of Duty (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

WE CAKIN UP
Written by XZIBIT
Courtesy of Extreme Music
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User Reviews

 
Too much
17 November 2019 | by stephentibbles-71735See all my reviews

The Rise of Thadland is a fantastic example of trying to make something a more extreme version of an already extreme concept. Another example of this is NPH as Barney in later seasons of HIMYA. When HIMYA found out people loved Barney, well they tried to make him more Barney-ish. It became very hard for the audience to view Barney as redeemable after this. When you make yourself a parody of yourself you risk becoming unrelatable and annoying.

BMS took characters balancing on the edge and gave them a shove with a Mack truck. It was like adding speed to an energy drink and wondering what went wrong. All of your characters became like the extreme guys from Harold and Kumar, and nobody likes those guys.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 February 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Blue Mountain State: The Rise of Thadland See more »

Filming Locations:

Wilmington, North Carolina, USA See more »

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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