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Old School [DVD] [2003]

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  • Release Date: 01/24/2017
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    Overall Customer Rating:
    99% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (253 out of 258)

    Synopsis


    Old School
    Three men relive their carefree college years by killing off as many brain cells as possible in this over-the-top comedy. Mitch (Luke Wilson) returns home from a less-than-pleasant business trip one evening to discover his wife, Heidi (Juliette Lewis), involved in a ménage à trois with two blindfolded strangers. Feeling less than welcome at home after this, Mitch rents a house near the campus of a nearby college; two of Mitch's old college buddies, Beanie (Vince Vaughn) and Frank (Will Ferrell), stop by to cheer him up. They soon become regular guests at Mitch's place, despite the fact that Frank only recently wed Marissa (Perrey Reeves), while Beanie and his wife, Lara (Leah Remini), are busy with two kids. Beanie decides to throw a housewarming party for Mitch, and since Beanie sells audio equipment for a living, he's able to trick out the big bash with a massive PA system and an appearance by Snoop Dogg. Mitch soon finds he's the not-entirely-willing proprietor of the school's leading party spot, which raises the ire of Pritchard (Jeremy Piven), a dean at the college who was the target of Mitch, Frank, and Beanie's abuse when they were all students. Pritchard arranges to have Mitch's neighborhood zoned into a student housing district, but Beanie and Frank respond by forming a fraternity and making Mitch's home their headquarters. Mitch, however, is not enthusiastic about the idea, especially as he's trying to impress Nicole (Ellen Pompeo), a beautiful divorcee who is less than enchanted with Frank and Beanie's "party hearty" lifestyle. Old School director Todd Phillips knows more than a bit about the seamy side of fraternity life as director of the infamous unreleased documentary Frat House. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

    Cast & Crew


    • Luke Wilson
      Luke Wilson - Mitch
    • Will Ferrell
      Will Ferrell - Frank "The Tank"
    • Vince Vaughn
      Vince Vaughn - Beanie
    • Jeremy Piven
      Jeremy Piven - Gordon Pritchard
    • Ellen Pompeo
      Ellen Pompeo - Nicole



    Customer rating

    Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars with 258 reviews

    98%
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    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Great cast, too hilarious to ignore!!

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      chrislegacy
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      "Old School" brings back the fun and irreverence of the days of "Animal House" that so few movies seem willing to revisit. Comedy these days seems built around 'paint-by-numbers' formulas or 'let's see how much we can gross people out' shock characteristics. Current releases like "Boat Trip" and "Bringing Down the House" fall in the former category while any movie involving Tom Green or the Farrelly Brothers falls into the latter category. In "Old School", it's refreshing to see a movie that takes a 'devil may care' attitude with its plot and characters while also have the common sense to push the envelope where appropriate without ever crossing the line (following "Animal House's" lead).

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      The Beginnings of the Frat Pack

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      VandyPrice
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      Todd Phillip's 2003 comedy serves as something of the defining Frat Pack comedy. It brought about the movie star that would be Will Ferrell and showed us why this guy was a comedic treasure while allowing the likes of Vince Vaughn to stretch his muscles in ways no one had previously while Luke Wilson was the perfect foil for these two more outlandish funnymen. Also, this is the film that introduced us to The Dan Band-so that's not a bad thing. Beyond quotable. Incredibly Funny. Even better after multiple viewings.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Go Blue!

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      joe1979

      Old School is great as a comedy can get! The concept is off the wall and would never happen especially on a school campus, but hey its good cinema! Will Ferrell, Vince Vaughn, and Luke Wilson combine for what is great chemistry in each scene they are in together and shine when by themselves. What's not so great about Old School is that in parts its kinda stupid, especially when Will Ferrell's character gets drunk, but hey it's so stupid its funny so...This is surely a must see!

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Your My Boy, Blue

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      Layz

      Another crazy movie from Buddy Pack members, Will Ferrell, Vince Vaugh, and Luke Wilson all join together to make this crazy movie. This movie brings back the tradition of Animal House, to drink, get drunk, get with hot young chicks and have an 80 year old man in a Kay Jelly wrestling match with two 20 year old women...Your my boy, Blue

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

      waste of time

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      CGPhillipsTx
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      I like jokes, even ones that are immature or vulgar.But the jokes in this movie are just basic blandness.They say its kindve like animal house not even close to that classic.If your looking to kill time and you can get it really cheap then buy it.But you definetly won't be entertained.

      No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      Very funny

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      gogo0313
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      This movie is jam packed with endless comedy of course it's Will Ferrell you can't help but laugh at the dude every time you see him. Old School when it hit DVD was the number one rented movie in North America,

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

      Fun Friday night movie

      Posted
      Natando

      This movie is in the classic style of the Frat Pack. Vince Vaughn is his usual self (very funny) and Luke Wilson is gorgeous as always (yes, I'm a girl!). The movie probably isn't the funniest of this genre but it is a good watch with quite a few laughs...great for an easy night at home.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

      The Other Slob Comedy

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      SaulYall
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      In the tradition of Animal House and its many imitators, Old School aims for lowbrow rowdiness to entertain us. It's exactly what you think it is. No surprises, but some very big laughs (and a few small ones). It's a good time if not quite a good movie

      I would recommend this to a friend



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