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Van Wilder Deux: The Rise of Taj (2006)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $4,261,350Details
Home Market Performance
Est. Domestic DVD Sales $9,125,557 Details
Total Est. Domestic Video Sales $9,125,557
Further financial details...

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  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Full Financials
  7. Cast & Crew
  8. Trailer


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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 1st, 2006 (Wide) by MGM
Video Release: March 27th, 2007 by MGM Video, released as Van Wilder 2: The Rise of Taj
MPAA Rating: R for pervasive crude sexual content, some nudity and language.
Franchise: Van Wilder
National Lampoon
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Keywords: College
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Leading Cast

   Taj Badalandabad

Supporting Cast

Daniel Percival    Pipp Everett
Lauren Cohan    Charlotte Higginson
Holly Davidson    Sadie
Anthony Cozens    Gethin
Glen Barry    Seamus
Steven Rathman    Simon

For a description of the different acting role types we use to categorize acting perfomances, see our Glossary.

Double Dose of Happiness on the Home Market

April 7th, 2007

New releases were a source of happiness on the home market as they first one - two this week. Leading the way was Pursuit of Happyness with an impressive $9.95 million while fellow happy release, Happy Feet, placed second with $8.26 million. More...

DVD Releases for March 27, 2007

March 26th, 2007

Yikes! It's a busy week for DVD releases with closing in on 50 DVDs on this week's list. Not only are there are a lot of films worth checking out, there's a very close race for the DVD Pick of the Week. It came down to Children of Men - Buy from Amazon and The Shield - The Complete Fifth Season - Buy from Amazon. It's practically a coin flip here, but I'm giving the DVD Pick of the Week to Children of Men - Buy from Amazon, after all, I couldn't let the film get passed over for yet another award. That would be just too cruel. More...

Chronicling the Sad End to 2006

December 12th, 2006

2006 has hit a real losing streak since Happy Feet and Casino Royale opened three weeks ago. This week only one of the four wide releases matched expectations while their combined box office was well below last year's number one film. And while the overall box office was up 4% from last weekend at $97 million, it was down a huge 22% from the same weekend last year. Things need to turn around soon, or ticket sales may dip below last year's pace. More...

Holdovers Re-Re-Repeat on Top

December 5th, 2006

Over the weekend all the holdovers were within a rounding error of expectations, but none of the new releases were able to come close to that. This left the overall box office down 42% from last weekend at $93 million. However, it was a post-holiday weekend and the large drop-off should surprise no one. Compared to the same weekend last year, the overall box office was up 7% and that is a much more significant figure. More...

Movie Website Updates for November 25 - December 1, 2006

December 2nd, 2006

Good week with plenty of strong site, but there was not a whole lot of competition at the very top as The Good Shephard - Official Site took home the Weekly Website Award. More...

2006 Preview: December

December 1st, 2006

Looking at my calendar I see that it's March 11th. ... March 11th, 2003. This means it's time for me to get a new calendar, but more importantly, it's time for the December preview. December is an insanely busy time of year with studio release major blockbusters in hopes of cashing in on the holidays, as well as a ton of Oscar bait movies hoping to remain fresh in voters' minds by the time the ballots are handed out. On a side note, this is the first time in several years that's there not an obvious Must See movie opening during the month. Sure, there are quite a few that should crack $100 million at the box office, maybe even $200 million, but nothing like The Lord of the Rings. In addition to the ton of wide releases and limited releases scheduled to open wide this month, there are several more movies opening in limited release this month before expanding in the new year. Movies like Home of the Brave, Arthur & the Invisibles, The Painted Veil, Letters from Iwo Jima, Children of Men, Perfume: The Story of a Murderer, Fast Track, and Pan's Labyrinth, and possibly some others. More...

Trio Try to Top Feet

November 30th, 2006

The first weekend of December rarely brings us a big blockbuster, and this year is no different. Three films open wide, or in varying degrees of wideness, but none look to have the chops to take first place. More...

Movie Website Updates for November 4 - November 10, 2006

November 11th, 2006

There was a clear winner amongst this week's batch of websites as Stranger than Fiction - Official Site took home the Weekly Website Award. More...

Movie Website Updates for October 21 - October 27, 2006

October 28th, 2006

There was a good selection of sites this week in terms of updates, but unlike last week there were fewer contenders for the Weekly Website Award. That's not to say Let's Go to Prison - Official Site didn't deserve to win, it just had a lot less competition than it would have had if it launched last week. More...

Movie Website Updates for September 30 - October 6, 2006

October 7th, 2006

Good week for websites, but most were smaller updates or new sites with just a few features. Two sites, Happy Feet - Official Site and The Prestige - Official Site, stood out above the crowd, but both will need a few more update to take home the Weekly Website Award. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2006/12/01 10 $2,313,372   1,979 $1,169   $2,313,372 1
2006/12/08 15 $871,780 -62% 1,979 $441   $3,833,762 2
2006/12/15 35 $63,874 -93% 130 $491   $4,208,429 3
2006/12/22 65 $3,135 -95% 12 $261   $4,242,481 4
2006/12/29 71 $3,797 +21% 6 $633   $4,251,674 5
2007/01/05 81 $3,619 -5% 6 $603   $4,259,591 6

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2006/12/01 10 $878,892   1,979 $444   $878,892 1
2006/12/04 10 $180,188   1,979 $91   $2,493,560 4
2006/12/05 11 $171,794 -5% 1,979 $87   $2,665,354 5
2006/12/06 12 $152,831 -11% 1,979 $77   $2,818,185 6
2006/12/25 62 $960   12 $80   $4,243,441 25

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2006/12/01 10 $2,961,982   1,979 $1,497   $2,961,982 1
2006/12/08 15 $1,182,573 -60% 1,979 $598   $4,144,555 2
2006/12/15 38 $94,791 -92% 130 $729   $4,239,346 3
2006/12/22 72 $8,531 -91% 12 $711   $4,247,877 4
2006/12/29 77 $8,095 -5% 6 $1,349   $4,255,972 5
2007/01/05 82 $5,378 -34% 6 $896   $4,261,350 6

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
4/1/200711164,121 164,121$3,438,335$3,438,3351

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