National Lampoon's Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj


1h 37m 2006

Brief Synopsis

Taj Badalandabad, the personal assistant to the legendary Van Wilder, has just graduated Coolidge College and is now on his way to England's Camford University. Taj is on a quest to follow in the footsteps of his father's legend as a ladies' man at Camford, beginning with membership to an exclusive

Film Details

Also Known As
National Lampoon's Van Wilder 2: The Rise of Taj, National Lampoon's Van Wilder Deux, Van The Man 2 - The Rise of Taj, Van Wilder 2: The Rise of Taj
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2006
Production Company
424, Inc.; Alpha Grips; Arri Group; Bauer Martinez Studios; Birds & Animals Unlimited; Casting Collective; Comerica Entertainment Group; Cosfx; David Deane Associates; Ealing Studios; Eastman Kodak; Eurosafety; Film Finances, Inc.; Lee Lighting; Magic Films & Video Works; Myriad Pictures; Premier Caterers; Tapestry Films; Technicolor Laboratories; Universal Extras; Wilshire Stages
Distribution Company
METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER STUDIOS INC. (MGM ); Belga Films; Equinoxe Films; Hoyts Distribution; Imagem Filmes; Luxor Entertainment (Russia); MGM Distribution Company; MGM Home Entertainment; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc.; United International Pictures; Vision; ZON Lusomundo (now part of NOS Audiovisuals)
Location
Romania

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

Synopsis

Taj Badalandabad, the personal assistant to the legendary Van Wilder, has just graduated Coolidge College and is now on his way to England's Camford University. Taj is on a quest to follow in the footsteps of his father's legend as a ladies' man at Camford, beginning with membership to an exclusive campus Fraternal Guild, the Fox and Hounds. But when Taj arrives at the venerated campus, he quickly discovers he has not been accepted to the Fraternal Guild, and that the stuffy head of the Fox and Hounds--Pip Everett, the Earl of Grey--is, in fact, a wanker. Taj seeks out the only housing available on campus and finds himself suddenly "Head of House" for a group of student misfits. Taj also finds out he will be a history teacher to his new mates and that his teaching supervisor will be Charlotte Higginson, an English beauty with a wild streak who just happens to be dating Pip Everett. Taj decides to take on the challenge before him--not only will he transform the band of misfits into Big Men (and Woman) on Campus, he will give the Fox and Hounds and Pip a run for their money. At the campus Society Inaugural Ball, Taj announces that he and his new mates are starting their own exclusive society--the Cock and Bulls. And the Fox and Hounds will be meeting the Cock and at the venerable Camford Cup--an ongoing series of campus academic events and athletic competitions. Taj whips his band of adopted ruffians into the leanest, meanest and sexiest fraternal society ever to muss the sheets at Camford. His ingenuity is not lost on Charlotte as Taj does everything he can to draw her attention away from Pip. As he faces the first test of his new insights into the female sex, Taj realizes that sometimes you have got to let you're heart lead you, even if you know it's taking you places you're not supposed to go.

Crew

Peter Abrams

Producer

Marius Achim

Driver

Ciprian Alexandru

Production

Marius Alexandru

Grip

Nicu Alexe

Driver

Annette Allen

Costumer

Diana Apostol

Camera

Dragos Arnautu

Driver

Soria Avram

Property Master

John Axness

Editor

Johann Sebastian Bach

Song

Alex Balanica

Location Assistant

Gabi Balanica

Set Production Assistant

Daniel Balteanu

Rigging Grip

Bobby Barbacioru

Transportation Coordinator

Oana Barcan

Makeup Artist

Alexandra Barladeanu

Hair Assistant

Stefan Barsan

Rigging Electrician

Charles Batea

Production Accountant

Cristian Batran

On-Set Dresser

Bogdan Becleanu

Grip

Valentina Belea

Props Buyer

Brian Benison

Original Music

Javier Bennassar

Sound Editor

George Besel

Rigging Electrician

Simon Bishop

Sound Mixer

Kat Blasband

Assistant

Vlad Blindu

Sound Department

Jan Bodranga

Driver

Ted Boehm

Assistant

Laurentiu Bogatu

Electrician

Tudor Boiceanu

Caterer

Cosmas Paul Bolger Jr.

Special Effects

Alin Bonciog

Caterer

Rob Bonfiglio

Song

Camelia Borcan

Hair Stylist

James Bourne

Song

Dan Bright

Assistant

Richard Bronskill

Original Music

Chris Brown

Song

William Brown

Song

Christopher S Bryson

Assistant Director

Steve Burgess

Assistant Camera

Ciprian Burlacu

Carpenter

Constantin Burlacu

Carpenter

Mihai Burtan

Camera Focus Puller

Iura Bustiuc

Camera Focus Puller

Andrei Butica

Director Of Photography

Andrei Butica

Dp/Cinematographer

William Calvert

Sound Department

Jo Caron

Foley Mixer

Ella Carter

Adr

Pj Caruso

Song

Claudia Castrase

Set Costumer

Cosmina Chevorchian

Transportation Coordinator

Vasile Ciobanu

Carpenter

Andrea Clark

Casting

Ben Clark

Song

Simon Clark

Sound Mixer

Scott Cochran

Music

Scott Cochran

Music Engineer

Stephanie Collie

Costume Designer

Calin Constantin

Gaffer

Gelu Constantin

Rigging Electrician

Lidia Constantin

Hair Stylist

Nania Constantinescu

Costumer

Karina Cornea

Assistant

Simina Cosma

Production Secretary

Bogdan Cozma

Swing Gang

George Croitoru

Driver

Gabriel Cromneanu

Driver

Gelu Aurelian Curteanu

Driver

Iris Daniels

Song

Judy Gill Daugherty

Makeup

Judy Gill Daugherty

Hair

Katie Dearing

Production Assistant

Cristian Deliu

Boom Operator

Steven Dever

Song

Viorel Diaconescu

Driver

George Dinu

Location Assistant

Eric Donnelly

Song

Jonathan Dubowsky

Song

Anthony Duggins

Song

Ciprian Dumitrascu

Stunt Coordinator

Dana Eftimie

Accounting Assistant

Gheorghe Enache

Rigging Grip

Malian Ene

Key Grip

Dai Evans

Grip

Christopher Fafalios

Song

Aurel Falcescu

Driver

David Fell

Song

Anne-marie Ferney

Property Master

Adrian Filip

Location Assistant

Liviu Fister

Driver

Dumitru Florentin

Driver

Ciprian Florian

Stunts

George Florica

Electrician

Robert Folk

Music Producer

Robert Folk

Original Music

Danielle Fox

Transportation

Michelle Fox

Line Producer

Guy Francoeur

Foley Artist

Elena Fratila

Costume Supervisor

Alan Freedman

Adr Mixer

Leigh French

Sound Department

Philippe Frumignac

Foley

Carl Frytz

3-D Artist

Peter Fuchs

Music

Peter Fuchs

Music Engineer

Cormac Funge

Sound Editor

David Gallagher

Screenplay

Iulian Garban

Medic

Ion Alin Geadau

Sound Department

Matthew Gerrard

Song

Daniel Gheorghe

Driver

Cristina Ghergheli

Wardrobe Assistant

Arabella Gilbert

Assistant Director

Daniel Gill

Assistant

Daniel Jerome Gill

Assistant

Patrick Giraudi

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Gabriel Gnevnoi

Driver

Brent Goldberg

Source Material

Carlos Graham

Grip

Carlos Graham

Driver

David Grant

Dialogue Editor

Helen Gregory

Production Coordinator

James Gregory

Song

Andy Griffin

Boom Operator

Alexandru Grigorescu

Props Buyer

Dorin Grigorescu

Construction Coordinator

Ruxandra Grigorescu

Medic

Nicholas Guest

Sound Department

Bebe Guta

Camera Focus Puller

Fernando Adrian Guzan

Driver

Lisa Haley

Song Performer

Gerald Hambitzer

Song Performer

Stacey Hancox

Technical Director

Lulian Hancu

Driver

Jo Harrop

Production Assistant

Alan Hewitt

Song

Alan Hewitt

Song Performer

Jacob Hoffman

Song

Andreas Hohne

Production

Poosy Holmes

Sound Department

David Hopkins

Song

David Hopkins

Song Performer

Eric Howk

Song

Mark Hutton

Generator Operator

Vlad Iacob

Stunts

Alexandru Ioan

Photography

Lucian Iordan

Film Lab

Victor Ivascu

Stunt Coordinator

Emmett James

Sound Department

David Jarratt

Project Manager

Mattie Jay

Song

Ashley Johnson

Hair

Ashley Johnson

Makeup

J Jolley

Song

Sherwood Jones

Editor

Sherwood Jones

Post-Production Supervisor

Jay Joyce

Song

David Kennaway

Location Manager

Florin Kevorkian

Casting Director

Steve Kitchen

Best Boy

Jamie Knight

Electrician

Lee Knight

Electrician

Richard Kratt

Digital Effects Artist

Andrew Lawrence

Video Assist/Playback

Steven Lawrence

3-D Artist

Chris Lazar

Assistant Editor

Jamie Lenman

Song

Robert L. Levy

Producer

Mariana Lina

Script Supervisor

Mark Linthicum

Titles

Jonny Lives!

Song Performer

Mike Loggins

Song

Robert Lukacs

Visual Effects

Ionut Lupu

Driver

Madalina Manda

Location Assistant

Ionel Mandruta

Propman

Relu Mandruta

On-Set Dresser

Costi Marcu

Medic

Jo Marr

Assistant Director

Tom Martinez Jr.

Digital Effects Artist

Liam Mcgill

Best Boy

John Mclaughlin

Song

Jerry Mengo

Song Performer

Jerry Mengo

Song

Simona Merlusca

Makeup Assistant

Mirela Mihai

Production Assistant

Scott Miller

Assistant Editor

Tudor Mircea

Dp/Cinematographer

Tudor Mircea

Director Of Photography

Mircea Modoi

Photography

Izabela Moldovan

Casting Director

Noni Molete

Painter

Nate Mooter

Song

Uri Mossinsohn

Unit Production Manager

Rupert Mould

Song

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Song

Film Details

Also Known As
National Lampoon's Van Wilder 2: The Rise of Taj, National Lampoon's Van Wilder Deux, Van The Man 2 - The Rise of Taj, Van Wilder 2: The Rise of Taj
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2006
Production Company
424, Inc.; Alpha Grips; Arri Group; Bauer Martinez Studios; Birds & Animals Unlimited; Casting Collective; Comerica Entertainment Group; Cosfx; David Deane Associates; Ealing Studios; Eastman Kodak; Eurosafety; Film Finances, Inc.; Lee Lighting; Magic Films & Video Works; Myriad Pictures; Premier Caterers; Tapestry Films; Technicolor Laboratories; Universal Extras; Wilshire Stages
Distribution Company
METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER STUDIOS INC. (MGM ); Belga Films; Equinoxe Films; Hoyts Distribution; Imagem Filmes; Luxor Entertainment (Russia); MGM Distribution Company; MGM Home Entertainment; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc.; United International Pictures; Vision; ZON Lusomundo (now part of NOS Audiovisuals)
Location
Romania

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Winter December 1, 2006

Released in United States on Video March 27, 2007

Sequel to the film "National Lampoon's Van Wilder" (2002/USA) directed by Walt Becker and starring Ryan Reynolds.

Ryan Reynolds decided not to return to reprise his role of Van Wilder.

Released in United States Winter December 1, 2006

Released in United States on Video March 27, 2007