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National Lampoon's Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj (Unrated Edition) (2007)

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  • Format: Widescreen, Color, NTSC
  • Language: English (Dolby Digital 5.1), Spanish (Dolby Digital 3.0)
  • Subtitles: English, Spanish
  • Dubbed: Spanish
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: Unrated
  • Studio: MGM (Video & DVD)
  • DVD Release Date: March 27, 2007
  • Run Time: 97 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 3.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: 6301964160
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #147,546 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "National Lampoon's Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj (Unrated Edition)" on IMDb

Special Features

  • Deleted scenes
  • Gag reel
  • "The Rise of Taj" featurette
  • "On Set in Romania: Kal Penn Tours The Barn" featurette
  • Music videos

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The National Lampoon brand has always had very little to do with the movies it has graced. Even the not-so-bad Chevy Chase Vacation entries didn't really need the imprimatur of the famous satire magazine that had its heyday about 30 years ago: They pretty much became a brand in and of themselves. The same goes for the Van Wilder movies, which we probably haven't seen the last of. Even though Ryan Reynolds, who originated the title character in 2002 doesn't appear, his lowbrow, good-natured goofball spirit remains. The star this time is the eminently likeable Kal Penn, who made a big splash in 2004's Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle and was Van Wilder's dorky sidekick Taj Mahal Badalandabad in the first movie. Here he displays more of his mentor's glib confidence, maturing into a sex-crazed, fun-loving grad student roaming the hallowed halls of England's (fake) Camford University. The comic situations he encounters there are simply a pretext for the typical sex, flatulence, beer-drinking, and class-division jokes you'd expect. Most of them come off well, thanks to Penn's comic aplomb, rubbery versatility and the rivalry he induces between the geeky misfit gang he ends up leading, and the snooty, upper-class Fox and Hound fraternity that clearly has to be given its lowbrow do. The battle for the pretty girl (Lauren Cohan, in truly good sport mode) who happens to be the property of super-twit Pipp Everett, the Earl of Grey, ends in predictable fashion, as does the rise of Taj's minions as bearers of the torch for the next Van Wilder, whether Van Wilder appears in it or not. --Ted Fry

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Ruder, cruder, and even wilder than its predecessor, National Lampoon's Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj is a balls-out campus comedy filled with nonstop laughs and sexy student bodies!

Having learned the ways of women from his legendary mentor, Taj Badalandabad (Kal Penn) sets out to study abroad (or two) at England's prestigious Camford University. But he and his bottom-heavy bulldog, Balzac, are quickly rebuffed by the elitist members of Camford's top fraternity. So with the help of a few new friends?and a bold new attitude?Taj plans to teach the school snobs a lesson they'll never forget!


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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Didn't like this one as much April 10, 2013
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I didn't enjoy this one as much as the first one but it was okay. Some of the acting was annoying but I think thats more of how the character is supposed to be.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Average Comedy July 16, 2008
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Van Wilder- The Rise of Taj
If you watched to first Van Wilder then you know that Taj was Van Wilder's assistant. Van was one of the coolest people on campus and taught Taj everything he knew. This time Taj tackles his own journey in the United Kingdom. Upon arriving in the United Kingdom he looks to join one of the most prestigious fraternity. He is told that there was a "typographical error" and is told to go to The Barn. The Barn is where all the rejects are. Taj sees potential in these freaks and wants to makes something out of them. He tells them that they can even win the Hastings Cup if they try hard enough. The Hastings Cup is a challenge for all fraternities on campus to compete in. It is a series of academic, athletic, and recreational challenges. Taj and the barn make their own fraternity and join in the games.

The first Van Wilder was much better. Taj was just too uninteresting to make an entire movie about. I'm not saying that this movie doesn't have its funny parts, but for the most part it's just an average movie.

The actors in the movie don't really do a good job of making themselves interesting. The movie itself really lacks any emotion to it. In the original Van Wilder there was a deep moral behind the story. This movie is just an average comedy not worth watch again.

You get music videos, gag reels, deleted scenes, and making of stuff that is all fairly interesting to watch. It's not enough to save this movie from being completely average though. If you really want to check out this movie, I would suggest renting it.
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5 of 8 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Please!! Hollywood..... stop! April 29, 2007
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The only thing rising with THE RISE OF TAJ is the number of people who are unwilling to pay money to see movies at the theatre, or buy DVDs.

I wasted $3.75 renting the thing.

VAN WILDER 2: THE RISE OF TAJ is a movie that has every silly cliche that every college movie has ever used. The nerds. The frat. The competition. The frat guys girl. The nerd with the super wanger. I have never in my life rolled my eyes at a film so much. The lines are corny, poorly written, predictable and poorly executed. I didn't laugh once in the whole film.

Kal Penn, who plays Taj Mahal Badalandabad has actually been pretty funny in some other movies, but in this, his comedic execution is destroyed by either a poor director or a poor script. Not to mention, for an indian guy, his indian accent is terrible. It comes and goes and in some scenes it's heavier than others.

The only redeeming quality to the entire movie is a collection of attractive women, including Lauren Cohan, who hopefully can bounce back and have a career.

The real shame is HOW THIS MOVIE EVEN GOT THE GREENLIGHT IN THE FIRST PLACE!! I've seen dozens of comedies written by unknown writers who are getting walked over and forgotten because they don't have the connections, and dozens of movies like this get made every year. It's disheartening.

Ultimately, Hollywood is killing themselves by making 50 comedies like this a year, and actually only one or two are any good. Makes you not want to even bother paying to see movies anymore. They just use recycled plots and recycled scenarios and put them to lousy scripts and then stick an UNRATED on the box, hoping all the teeny-boppers will salivate. Don't. This movies junk.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome Movie!!! April 28, 2014
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Can't wait to watch the movie!! its another one of my favorites I havent taken it out of the package yet but i will be watching it tonight!!!
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5.0 out of 5 stars funny April 26, 2014
By Rosie
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taj is funny I love this movie I owned it before but got watched so much it got damaged now I got this one and I am careful with it
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2.0 out of 5 stars Bland and blah. April 11, 2014
By pattk77
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Uninteresting movie and characters. Even for a silly sequel. Kal Penn just doesn't ooze a good time to stretch a full comedy. Ryan Reynolds owned the original and has great timing. Glad I only caught this on Spike one night.
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5.0 out of 5 stars the rise of taj is hysterical December 7, 2013
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I saw only a portion of this movie some time ago, and am very happy that I can mow view the whole movie at my liesure
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5.0 out of 5 stars Buy it now May 8, 2013
By Keven
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Excellent DVD sexy funny cute romantic teenage cuteness so go buy it now you will enjoy it so have a good night watching and fun
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