"21 & Over" (movie) is a comedy from the writers of "The Hangover" that's been 21 years in the making. Straight-A college student Jeff Chang (Justin Chon, "Twilight" franchise) has always done what's expected of him. But when his two best friends Casey (Skylar Astin, "Pitch Perfect," "Wreck-It Ralph") and Miller (Miles Teller, "The Spectacular Now," "Project X," "Rabbit Hole") surprise him with a visit for his 21st birthday, he decides to do what's unexpected for a change, even though his critical medical school interview is early the next morning. What was supposed to be one beer becomes one night of chaos, over indulgence and utter debauchery in this outrageous comedy.

Not long ago, Casey, Miller and Jeff Chang were as close as friends could be. Sure, Casey is a bit more buttoned-up compared to Miller's wild child, with Jeff Chang serving as their foil, studious and ambitious, but that's why they're best buddies; they complete each other. Going to different colleges may have put physical distance between them, but they're still as tight as ever. This trip to Northern Pacific University in Seattle is about attaining newfound glory; the three of them finally being able to party freely in the eyes of the law, unencumbered by the nuisance of fake IDs and bothersome bouncers. Only problem: Jeff Chang's overbearing doctor-father has a Med School interview scheduled for 8 a.m. the next morning, and he's determined his son follows in his footsteps as a physician. Luckily, Miller offers a compromise: only one drink, one single drink. It's only fair since he and Casey traveled all this way to surprise Jeff Chang, and they'll even have him back by midnight. Certainly sounds reasonable enough, until that one drink turns into many.

Barhopping for Jeff Chang's birthday is quickly becoming a night for the ages, complete with copious shots and mechanical-bull rides. Even Casey loosens up enough to hit it off with Jeff Chang's friend Nicole (Sarah Wright, "Parks and Recreation"), a smoking hot coed. It's as though nothing can go wrong! That is, until Jeff Chang starts blacking out and it's time to take him home. Naturally, this should spell the end of the evening, only Miller and Casey are in unfamiliar territory; they have no idea where Jeff Chang lives!

With the hours till Jeff Chang's crucial interview ticking away, Casey and Miller embark on an epic quest to put their drunken friend to bed. Along their journey, they draw the ire of a Latina sorority, the NPU mascot, an angry buffalo, and Randy (Jonathan Keltz, "Breach"), Nicole's cheerleader boyfriend. But when their friendship is called into question, that turns out to be the biggest test of them all.

"21 & Over" (movie) is a Relativity Media presentation in association with SkyLand Entertainment, Virgin Produced of a Relativity Media, Mandeville Films production. Making their directorial debuts are Jon Lucas and Scott Moore (writers of "The Hangover," "The Change-Up," "Ghosts of Girlfriends Past"), who also penned the script. Produced by David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman ("The Fighter," "The Muppets," "The Proposal"), Ryan Kavanaugh ("The Fighter") and Hugo Shong, "21 and Over" showcases a top-notch crew, including cinematographer Terry Stacey ("Safe Haven," "50/50"), production designer Jerry Fleming ("Crank"), key costume designer Christine Wada ("Catch Me If You Can," "O Brother Where Art Thou?"), editor John Refoua ("Avatar") and composer Lyle Workman ("Forgetting Sarah Marshall," "Win Win"). The executive producers are Tucker Tooley ("The Fighter"), Jason Beckman and Jason Colodne ("Safe Haven," "Out of the Furnace"), Jason Felts ("Limitless"), Ron Burkle, Luo Yan, Andy Yan and David Manpearl.


Genre: Comedy
Runtime: 93 mins.
Release Date: March 1, 2013
Tagline: Finally.
Distributor: Relativity Media
Production Companies:
SkyLand Entertainment
Virgin Produced
Mandeville Films

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