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Year
1978
Runtime
109 min.
Director
John Landis
Genre
Comedy
Rating *
7.5
Votes *
78,296
Checks
18,951
Favs
858
Dislikes
166
Favs/checks
4.5% (1:22)
Favs/dislikes
5:1
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  1. ChrisReynolds's avatar

    ChrisReynolds

    Weak plot padded out with scenes that end up having little relevance to other events in the movie, almost like a collection of frat house and college themed sketches. That wouldn't be so bad if the scenes were funny, but the movie only managed to raise two or three laughs from me. The main characters often came across as unpleasant and vindictive, and their lying, cheating, stealing and misogyny put me firmly on the side of the Dean.
    The soundtrack's pretty good though, and the acting's OK for the most part, if a little broad.
    8 years 4 months ago
  2. Warrison's avatar

    Warrison

    best part of the movie was the sound track. apart from that a little disappointing. after all the hype I expected more. 8 years 4 months ago
  3. Oneironaut21's avatar

    Oneironaut21

    I'm glad I'm not the only one who didn't find this to be that great. There were one or two parts where I actually laughed, but for the most part I was just bored. 8 years 7 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #36 in AFI's 100 Years...100 Laughs
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  7. This movie ranks #335 in Library of Congress's National Film Registry
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  8. This movie ranks #599 in The New York Times's Book of Movies
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  9. This movie ranks #970 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films
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