School for Scoundrels

Synopsis: An unlucky meter reader enrolls in a confidence-building class so he can win the love of the girl of his dreams. The class turns out to be something quite different when it becomes clear to the young man that his professor has his sights set on the same girl.
Genre: Comedy
Director(s): Todd Phillips
Production: MGM
  2 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
100 min

Oh, oh.

Hold that. That's good.


You wouldn't believe

what I'm doing right now.

I'm counseling.

For real!

Yo, Sarge,

check it out, man.

I heard we got a new

dress code around here.

How do I look?

How do I look?!

You look good!

I like that!

- Come on, come on, Rog, let's...

- Look at this guy!

You are a good dancer, bud!


Where are my pants?

Where's my shoes at?

d d

d d

Hi, Roger.


So... so, you guys

gonna play some

tennis or something?


Wow, what gave it away?

You should work

for Homeland Security.


So, um... I read that letter

that you posted

to the building manager.

Oh, you did?

Yeah. I thought it was great.

Oh, well, thanks.

I mean, really well written.

Aren't you getting your master's

in English?

Yep, I am.

Wow. Looks like you're

well on your way.



Casanova's really pulling

out all the stops today.

Seriously, where should

I throw my panties?

I'm sorry, Roger.

Becky thinks that any guy

that even talks to a girl

- has to be a stalker.

- I don't.

I just think he is.

Aren't you, Roger?

Uh, excuse me.

Where are you going?

This is the

third floor.

Oh, yeah, I know,

but I was...

I forgot something


You guys have a great day.

Hey, Ian.

Oh, hey, Rog.

How you doing?

I'm okay.

Have you seen Wally around?

We're learning

the backstroke today.

Uh... you know what,

you might come on in.

I want to talk to you

about Wally for a second.

What's wrong?

Nothing. Just...

it'll take a sec.

Is everything okay?

Huh? Uh, yeah, yeah.

He's-he's-he's fine,

he's fine. Uh...

Thing is...

he wants a new

big brother.


You know, I'm sure

he just wants

to play the field

a little.

You know, see what

else is out there.

You know how kids are.

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Todd Phillips

Todd Phillips is an American film director, producer, screenwriter, and actor. Phillips began his career in 1993 and directed films in the 2000s such as Road Trip, Old School, Starsky & Hutch, and School for Scoundrels. He came to prominence in the early 2010s for directing The Hangover film series. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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