We gave it a B
Orange County is more than the average dude movie. Three heavyweight Hollywood offspring — son of Tom, daughter of Sissy, and son of Lawrence, director Jake Kasdan — pool their genes and come up with a teen comedy that provides some genuine moments of charm. Colin Hanks plays an overachieving southern Californian who doesn’t get into Stanford because of an administration snafu. His brother (the increasingly tiresome Jack Black) and mild-mannered girlfriend (Schuyler Fisk) accompany him on the road to both college and self-acceptance. One might resent paying full ticket price for this sweet if slight trifle, but it makes a worthy rental.