Skip to main content


Based on 24 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( )
  • 10
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Painfully flat gross-out comedy. show more

  • 25
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Has to go down as a failed comedy. It's just not enough of a comedy. show more

  • 25
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Even by teen gross-out movie standards Van Wilder makes "Sorority Boys" look like "Some Like It Hot." show more

  • 50
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    The result is a movie that is both laugh-out-loud funny and cringe-worthily silent. show more

  • 25
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    A movie that shouldn't be allowed on the same campus as "Animal House." show more

  • 63
    Loren King Boston Globe

    Reynolds is the best thing about Van Wilder. show more

  • 38
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    An unabashedly bad movie full of cliches, claptrap, fairly good rock 'n' roll and stomach-turning gross-out gags. show more

  • 25
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Laughter for me was such a physical impossibility during National Lampoon's Van Wilder that had I not been pledged to sit through the film, I would have lifted myself up by my bootstraps and fled. show more

  • 25
    Charles Savage Miami Herald

    This utter waste of time has next-to-nothing to do with the infinitely wittier golden-age National Lampoon movies. show more

  • 25
    Chris Kaltenbach Baltimore Sun

    A very funny movie ... in some alternate universe, maybe. show more

similar movies

  • National Lampoon's Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj (2006)

  • Accepted (2006)

  • Dead Man on Campus (1998)

  • The New Guy (2002)

  • Bart Got a Room (2008)

Stay Connected with Moviefone

Download the Free App!

My Settings

You are currently subscribed as: {email}


Get the latest reviews, movie news, photos, and trailers sent straight to your inbox.

Weekly Newsletter

Daily alerts


You're not following any movies.

These are the movies you’re currently following.

    Update settings