National Lampoon's Van Wilder 2: The Rise of Taj

Movie review by Jane Boursaw, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 18+

Lame, horrid sequel is even worse than the first.

R 2006 95 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

not rated for age

Based on 2 reviews

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age 13+

It's Van Wilder, just without Van Wilder

Van Wilder 2: The Rise of Taj is relatively the same as the first Van Wilder, just this time, Van Wilder has been replaced by his assistant, Taj. Simply put, if you really liked the first Van Wilder, then this is worth a rental. Otherwise, you'll probably be disappointed. parents should know that this Van Wilder is just as bad (in terms of inappropriateness) as the first. There is drinking to excess, bare breasts and butts, all kinds of sex and sexual references. There a handful of f**ks, s**ts, c**k, d**k, p***y, t*t, m**f, and many other swear words or slang terms for body parts. In closing, this film should only be watched by true fans of the first Van Wilder film, all others should skip it.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
not rated for age
This movie sucks.

Movie Details

  • In theaters: November 30, 2006
  • On DVD or streaming: March 27, 2007
  • Cast: Daniel Percival, Kal Penn, Lauren Cohan
  • Director: Mort Nathan
  • Studio: MGM/UA
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Run time: 95 minutes
  • MPAA rating: R
  • MPAA explanation: pervasive crude sexual content, some nudity and language.
  • Last updated: October 4, 2022

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