Director: Walt Becker
Writers: Brent Goldberg (written by) &
David Wagner (written by)
Release Date: 5 April 2002 (USA) more view trailer
Genre: Comedy | Romance
Tagline: The Tradition Continues
Plot: The most popular kid on campus meets a beautiful journalist who makes him realize that maybe he's afraid to graduate. full summary | full synopsis
Plot Keywords: Immaturity | Streaking | Male Nudity | Teen Movie | Hockey
Awards: 2 nominations
Opening This Week (From IFC. 7 April 2008, 6:10 AM, PDT)
Morissette and Reynolds End Engagement (From WENN. 5 February 2007)
User Comments: Brainless, Makes 'American Pie' Looks Like an Art Movie… But Also Very Hilarious. I Do not Recall the Last Time I Laughed This Way
(Cast overview, first billed only)
Ryan Reynolds ... Van Wilder
Tara Reid ... Gwen Pearson
Tim Matheson ... Vance Wilder Sr.
Kal Penn ... Taj Mahal Badalandabad
Teck Holmes ... Hutch
Daniel Cosgrove ... Richard Bagg
Deon Richmond ... Mini Cochran
Alex Burns ... Gordon
Emily Rutherfurd ... Jeannie
Paul Gleason ... Professor McDoogle
Erik Estrada ... Himself
Curtis Armstrong ... Campus Cop
Jason Winer ... Panos Patakos
Chris Owen ... Suicidal Freshman
Simon Helberg ... Vernon
Also Known As: Van Wilder: Party Liaison (Australia) (Philippines: English title) (UK) (USA) (working title)
National Lampoon's Van Wilder (USA) (complete title)
National Lampoon's Van Wilder: Party Liaison (UK) (DVD title)
Party Animals - ... wilder geht's nicht! (Germany)
Van the Man (International: English title)
MPAA: Rated R for strong sexual content, gross humor, language and some drug content.
Parents Guide: View content advisory for parents
Runtime: 92 min | USA:94 min (unrated version)
Country: Germany | USA
Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
Sound Mix: Dolby Digital
Certification: Canada:13+ (Quebec) | Finland:K-15 (TV rating) | Canada:AA (Ontario) (also unrated version) | Iceland:14 (original rating) | Singapore:PG | Canada:14A (British Columbia) | Canada:18A (Alberta) | Ireland:15 | South Korea:15 | Iceland:16 (video rating) | Canada:14 (Nova Scotia) (also unrated version) | Canada:PA (Manitoba) (also unrated version) | Singapore:M18 (DVD rating) | Australia:MA | Austria:14 | Brazil:14 | Germany:12 | Hong Kong:IIB | Malaysia:(Banned) | Netherlands:12 | Norway:11 | Peru:14 | Philippines:PG-13 | Spain:13 | Sweden:11 | UK:15 | USA:R
Filming Locations: Los Angeles, California, USA
Company: In-Motion AG Movie & TV Productions
Trivia: When Taj is trying to study while watching a girl's breasts he is actually writing about the history of Hungary the sixteenth century, after the Battle of N?ndorfeh?rv?r (1521) and Moh?cs (1526). more
Goofs: Audio/visual unsynchronized: When the nerds are playing Ms. Pac Man, we hear the sound of Pac-Man dying when Ms. Pac Man dies.
Quotes: Van Wilder: What's that intoxicating scent you're wearing Doris?
Ms. Doris Haver: I have cats.
Van Wilder: Meow!