Accepted (2006)

When every college turned them down. . . they made one up.

  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release Date: 2006-08-18
  • User Rating: 6.3/10 from 841 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 33min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Universal Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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A high school slacker who's rejected by every school he applies to opts to create his own institution of higher learning, the South Harmon Institute of Technology, on a rundown piece of property near his hometown.

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  • Justin Long

    as Bartleby Gaines
  • Jonah Hill

    as Sherman Schrader
  • Blake Lively

    as Monica Moreland
  • Adam Herschman

    as Glen
  • Columbus Short

    as Hands
  • Maria Thayer

    as Rory
  • Lewis Black

    as Uncle Ben
  • Mark Derwin

    as Jack Gaines
  • Ann Cusack

    as Diane Gaines
  • Hannah Marks

    as Lizzie Gaines
  • Robin Lord Taylor

    as Abernathy
  • Diora Baird

    as Kiki
  • Lisa Gleave

    as Kiki's Best Friend
  • Joe Hursley

    as Maurice / The Ringers
  • Jeremy Howard

    as Freaky Student
  • Anthony Heald

    as Dean Van Horne
  • Ross Patterson

    as Mike McNaughton
  • Sam Horrigan

    as Mike Welsh
  • Travis Van Winkle

    as Hoyt Ambrose
  • Kaitlin Doubleday

    as Gwynn
  • Artie Baxter

    as Mike Chambers
  • Kellan Lutz

    as Dwayne
  • Brendan Miller

    as Wayne
  • Chantelle Tibbs

    as Confused Kid
  • Skyler Stone

    as S. H. Student in Hallway
  • Jim O'Heir

    as Mr. Schrader
  • Darcy Shean

    as Mrs. Schrader
  • Brian Powell

    as Economics Teacher
  • Scott Adsit

    as Drop-off Dad
  • Lindy Loundagin

    as Drop-off Mom
  • Steve Little

    as Desk Clerk
  • Greg Sestero

    as Frat guy (uncredited)
  • Sara Jean Underwood

    as Girl By Pool (uncredited)
  • Parker Quinn

    as Frat Guy
Production Joseph Middleton Casting
Camera Matthew F. Leonetti Director of Photography
Directing Steve Pink Director
Production Tom Shadyac Producer
Production Michael Bostick Producer
Art Rusty Smith Production Design
Sound Jeff Carson Music Editor
Sound Michael Hilkene Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Odin Benitez Supervising Sound Editor
Production Louis G. Friedman Executive Producer
Writing Adam Cooper Screenplay
Writing Bill Collage Screenplay
Writing Mark Perez Screenplay
Production Mark Perez Executive Producer
Writing Mark Perez Story
Sound David Schommer Original Music Composer
Art Denise Hudson Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Genevieve Tyrrell Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Nena Smarz Makeup Department Head
Sound Andy Koyama Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Directing Susan Bierbaum Script Supervisor
Art Susannah Carradine Art Department Coordinator
Sound Adam Kopald Sound Effects Editor
Sound Chris Carpenter Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Charles Martin Inouye Music Editor
Camera Suzanne Hanover Still Photographer
Camera Sam Urdank Still Photographer
Crew John A. Brubaker Transportation Coordinator
Costume & Make-Up Voni Hinkle Hair Department Head
Sound Michael Jonascu Sound Effects Editor
Crew Fred Teague Transportation Captain
Crew Ken Sale Transportation Co-Captain
Sound Steve Cantamessa Sound mixer
Production Brian Lutz Executive Producer
Crew Tom McComas Stunt Coordinator