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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
John Belushi
Tim Matheson
John Vernon
Thomas Hulce
Directors
John Landis
Screenwriters
Harold Ramis
Douglas Kenney
Chris Miller
Running Time
109 minutes

National Lampoon's Animal House
Possibly the greatest comedy ever made about dumb-ass kids.


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Plot
It's 1962 and the uptight Dean is determined to expel the party animals of disreputable Delta House, but the guys have other plans.


Verdict
Animal House ushered in a comedy revolution that can still be felt today. Indeed, from Elmer Bernstein's sweeping dramatic strings - perhaps the first counterpoint score in comedy - to the gleeful mixture of low-brow and lower-brow gags, Animal House is arguably the most influential comedy of our time.


Reviewed by Colin Kennedy

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