R | | Comedy
At a 1962 college, Dean Vernon Wormer is determined to expel the entire Delta Tau Chi Fraternity, but those troublemakers have other plans for him.
In the scene where Hoover and Bluto are swearing in the new freshman, the book that Hoover is holding is actually an auto repair manual. According to the "Animal House" backstory, the fraternity's pledge book had actually been destroyed in a fire ... ...
Kroger, your Delta Tau Chi name is Pinto.
Pinto: Why "Pinto"?
Bluto: Why not?
During the riot toward the end when Flounder sneaks up on Neidermeyer to spray him with the bottle of seltzer, Neidermeyer shoots the bottle out of Flounder's hand. There are people running behind Flounder at the time, directly in the path of the bullet, but no one is wounded.
Four of the listings in the cast are "mean dude," "meaner dude," "meanest dude," and "gigantic dude".
$201,747 (USA) (23 September 1979)