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The Resource School for scoundrels, Dimension Films presents a Picked Last production ; a Media Talent Group production ; produced by Daniel Goldberg, Geyer Kosinski, Todd Phillips ; screenplay by Todd Phillips & Scot Armstrong ; directed by Todd Phillips, (videorecording)

School for scoundrels, Dimension Films presents a Picked Last production ; a Media Talent Group production ; produced by Daniel Goldberg, Geyer Kosinski, Todd Phillips ; screenplay by Todd Phillips & Scot Armstrong ; directed by Todd Phillips, (videorecording)

Label
School for scoundrels
Title
School for scoundrels
Statement of responsibility
Dimension Films presents a Picked Last production ; a Media Talent Group production ; produced by Daniel Goldberg, Geyer Kosinski, Todd Phillips ; screenplay by Todd Phillips & Scot Armstrong ; directed by Todd Phillips
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Roger Waddell is a meek New York City meter maid, who is having a rough time at work and failing in his social life. When Roger's third "Little Brother" in a row dumps him, the recreation center manager suggests he call a mysterious phone number. Sitting at home, Roger calls the number and reaches Dr. P, who then instructs him to show up at the Learning Annex carrying a manila envelope with $5,000 cash. When he arrives, he and another new student meet Lesher, Dr. P's assistant. Soon, they learn Dr. P is running a very unorthodox class in how to gain confidence and change your life. When Dr. P looks at this new collection of losers, he becomes disgusted and ends class early. Lesher is instructed to hand out beepers. The new "recruits" must carry the beepers and initiate a confrontation with someone nearby when instructed. Soon, Roger begins to excel in the class and gains the confidence to ask his neighbor out on a date. But Dr. P is a competitive guy and does not like to be upstaged by his students, so he begins to romance the same girl as Roger in an attempt to steal her away
Cataloging source
NOG
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Jonathan Brown ; editors, Leslie Jones, Dan Schalk ; music, Christophe Beck ; costume designer, Louise Mingenbach ; production designer, Nelson Coates
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
Includes English and Spanish subtitles
PerformerNote
Billy Bob Thornton, Jon Heder, Jacinda Barrett, Luis Guzman, David Cross, Horatio Sanz, Sarah Silverman, Michael Clarke Duncan
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1978-
  • 1956-
  • 1964-
  • 1970-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Thornton, Billy Bob
  • Heder, Jon
  • Barrett, Jacinda
  • Guzmán, Luis
  • Cross, David
  • Sanz, Horatio
  • Silverman, Sarah
  • Duncan, Michael Clarke
  • Goldberg, Daniel
  • Kosinski, J. Geyer
  • Phillips, Todd
  • Armstrong, Scot
  • Dimension Films (1990- )
  • Picked Last (Firm)
  • Media Talent Group
Runtime
107
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Confidence
  • Interpersonal confrontation
  • Teacher-student relationships
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Confidence
  • Interpersonal confrontation
  • Teacher-student relationship
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
School for scoundrels, Dimension Films presents a Picked Last production ; a Media Talent Group production ; produced by Daniel Goldberg, Geyer Kosinski, Todd Phillips ; screenplay by Todd Phillips & Scot Armstrong ; directed by Todd Phillips, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm82518841
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc [107 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9781594443800
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
796019797153
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
79715
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 905365
  • (Sirsi) o82518841
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
School for scoundrels, Dimension Films presents a Picked Last production ; a Media Talent Group production ; produced by Daniel Goldberg, Geyer Kosinski, Todd Phillips ; screenplay by Todd Phillips & Scot Armstrong ; directed by Todd Phillips, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm82518841
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc [107 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9781594443800
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
796019797153
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
79715
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 905365
  • (Sirsi) o82518841
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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