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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 Todd Phillips. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

  • Release date:February 21, 2003


Luke Wilson
as Mitch
Will Ferrell
as Frank "The Tank"
Vince Vaughn
as Beanie
Jeremy Piven
as Gordon Pritchard
Ellen Pompeo
as Nicole
Juliette Lewis
as Heidi
Leah Remini
as Lara
Perrey Reeves
as Marissa
Craig Kilborn
as Mark
Elisha Cuthbert
as Darcie
Patrick Cranshaw
as Blue
Jerod Mixon
as Weensie
Seann William Scott
as Peppers
Harve Presnell
as Mr. Springbook
James Carville
as Himself
Snoop Dogg
as Himself
Warren G.
as Himself
Chris Hendrie
as Priest
Sydney Bryan
as Amanda
Charles Noland
as Beav
Raymond Ma
as Mr. Ma
Matthew Carey
as Hatch
Eddie Pepitone
as Archer
David Arana
as Dan Band
Noel Guglielmi
as Student #1
Todd Phillips
as Gang Bang Guy
Greg Alan Williams
as Therapist
Sara Tanaka
as Megan Huang
Dan Finnerty
as Wedding Singer
Andy Dick
as Oral Sex Instructor
Bob Lazar
as Marissa's Dad
Sara Bryan
as Amanda
Kristina Hughes
as Naked Woman
Phe Caplan
as Julie
Stuart Cornfeld
as Taxi Driver
Kristen Kerr
as Lisa
Jake Jarvi
as Jarvi
Arthur Taxier
as Professor
Bryan Callen
as Waiter
Artie Lange
as Booker
Abdul Goznobi
as Abdul
Marc Thaldorf
as Dan Band
Corinne Kingsbury
as Jenny
Nicholas Hosking
as Naked Man
Simon Helberg
as Jerry
Jesse Heiman
as Budnick
Rob Corddry
as Warren
Patrick J. Adams
as Patch
Robert Baker
as Student #2
Nathalie Fay
as Mindy
Rick Gonzalez
as Spanish
David Moreland
as Convention Speaker
Matt Walsh
as Walsh
Patrick Fischler
as Michael
Katherine Ellis
as Amy
Sarah Shahi
as Erica
Jimi Englund
as Dan Band
Darryl Armbruster
as Dan Band
Lisa Donatz
as Jeanie
Sally Insul


Todd Phillips
Todd Phillips
Joe Medjuck
Daniel Goldberg
Court Crandall
Screen Story
Todd Phillips
Screen Story
Todd Phillips
Scot Armstrong
Screen Story
Scot Armstrong
Mark Irwin
Theodore Shapiro
Composer (Music Score)
Randall Poster
Musical Direction/Supervision
Michael Jablow
Clark Hunter
Production Designer
Max Biscoe
Art Director
Paul Deason
Tom Pollock
Executive Producer
Ivan Reitman
Executive Producer
Traci Kirshbaum
Set Designer
Peter Davidson
Set Designer
Nancy Fisher
Costume Designer
Mike Babcock
Sound/Sound Designer
Petur Hliddal
Sound/Sound Designer
Michael Neumann
First Assistant Director
Joseph Middleton
David Hankins
Supervising Sound Editor
Paul Deason
Unit Production Manager