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National Lampoon's Van Wilder Details

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The "National Lampoon" franchise is resurrected for another politically incorrect collegiate romp with this R-rated gross-out sex comedy. National Lampoon's Van Wilder revolves around the exploits of its title character ([[Performer~P232927~Ryan Reynolds~ryanreynolds]]), a seventh-year senior who's made it his goal in life to help each and every Coolidge College undergrad succeed in life -- or at least in bed. Van's charmed life seems to have an expiration date, however; his father ([[Performer~P101693~Tim Matheson~timmatheson]]) has cut off his presumably vast allowance. Financial insecurity doesn't phase the big man on campus, and he soon starts up a lucrative cottage industry as a planner of high-priced campus blowouts. When an enterprising reporter from the college paper gets wind of Van's liberal interpretation of the school's code of conduct, it seems his gig is up -- unless, of course, he can charm the hard-edged Gwen ([[Performer~P150503~Tara Reid~tarareid]]) into accepting his uniquely skewed world view. In addition to [[Performer~P101693~Matheson~timmatheson]], Van Wilder features cameos from a number of '80s teen movie stalwarts, including [[Performer~P47057~Edie McClurg~ediemcclurg]], [[Performer~P27211~Paul Gleason~paulgleason]], and [[Performer~P22174~Erik Estrada~erikestrada]]. ~ Michael Hastings, Rovi

  • Release date:March 29, 2002

Cast

Ryan Reynolds
as Van Wilder
Tara Reid
as Gwen Pearson
Tim Matheson
as Vance Wilder, Sr.
Kal Penn
as Taj Mahal Badalandabad
Daniel Cosgrove
as Richard Bagg
Deon Richmond
as Mini Cochran
Emily Rutherfurd
as Jeannie
Curtis Armstrong
as Campus Cop
Sophia Bush
as Sally
Kim Smith
as Casey
Edie McClurg
as Campus Tour Guide
Erik Estrada
as Himself
Joyce Brothers
as Herself
Michelle Thomas
as Sherri
Paul Gleason
as Professor McDoogle

Crew

Walter Becker
Director
Peter Abrams
Producer
Andrew Panay
Producer
Jonathan Komack Martin
Producer
Robert L. Levy
Producer
Brent Goldberg
Screenwriter
David Wagner
Screenwriter
Dennis M. Hill
Editor
Rachel Kamerman
Production Designer
Ari Newman
Co-producer
Peter Nelson
Co-producer
Philip Von Alvensleben
Executive Producer
Kirk D'Amico
Executive Producer
Lucas Foster
Executive Producer
Alexis Scott
Costume Designer
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