Old School
Old School (2003)

A trio of twenty something buddies tries to recapture the outrageous, irrepressible fun of their college years by starting their own off-campus frat house. Mitch, Frank and Beanie have all reached a crossroads in their lives. They can… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: June 10, 2003
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Critic Score
60%
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86%



Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: While not consistently funny, the movie does have its moments.

Time Out

Director Phillips confesses to frat membership in his youth, and even made a documentary on the subject. So why is this not funnier or more outrageous?

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

This is a raucous frat-school comedy that's dopey, degrading and disgusting -- and consistently hilarious.

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Very politically incorrect; funny for many adults.

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

Only fitfully funny, except when Ferrell is onscreen -- then you won't stop laughing.

Scott Von Doviak
Fort Worth Star-Telegram/DFW.com

a nonstop gag machine, subscribing to that time-honored comedy philosophy, 'throw enough at the wall and something will stick'.

Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Flawed, cliché, contrived, and poorly developed...

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Ed Park
Village Voice

A flatland of lowest-common- denominated retro-collegiate wackiness.

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

An extremely funny and, of course, socially unredeemable comedy.

AskMen.com Staff
AskMen.com

Mitch (Luke Wilson) has just been cheated on and moved into a nice new bachelor pad right near the local college. But when threatened with eviction by the dean of the college, Mitch's buddies Beanie (Vince Vaughn) and Frank (Will Ferrell) suggest that the

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Flixster Audience Score: 86% Flixster User Reviews
Bob Stinson
wasted funny premise
Albert Kim
There are some movies that try to be raunchy without the substance to convince audiences that the characters are genuinely raunchy (I'm looking at most of… More
Manu Gino
Why do men act like boys? Because they can. Saw it again! Very funny movie! If you're not offended by raunchy comedy, this movie will satisfy! Rent it,… More
Jim Careter
I thought this was actually pretty good. Three friends (Luke Wilson, Will Ferell, Vince Vaughn) create a fraternity and must do everything to stop the asshole… More
Directors Cat
[img]http://images.rottentomatoes.com/images/user/icons/icon14.gif[/img] Old School is a movie of moments and it's the good ones that raise this a… More
Kase Vollebregt
A fun movie made possible by the great comedic talents of Vince Vaughn, Luke Wilson, and especially Will Ferrell. Without the strong cast and Phillips'… More

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