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Orange County

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Orange County

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
81 minutes
Wide Release Date:
01/11/02
performer:
Jack Black, Colin Hanks, Schuyler Fisk, Kevin Kline, Leslie Mann, John Lithgow, Catherine O'Hara, Harold Ramis, Ben Stiller, Lily Tomlin
director:
Jake Kasdan
Producer:
Scott Rudin
distributor:
Paramount Pictures
author:
73435
genre:
Comedy

We gave it a B

The soundtrack to this teen comedy is a fine Baedeker of Southern California rock. O.C. punk elder statesmen the Offspring show upstarts Crazy Town that it’s more about nuance than nooky; Hawthorne native Brian Wilson ladles out two servings of mascarpone pop, while Hollywood heartthrob Pete Yorn breaks all the young girls’ hearts with his quietly desperate heartache. Sorely missed: a laugh track from costar and erstwhile Tenacious D-er Jack Black.

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