New York : Weinstein Co., .
Full screen; Unrated ballbuster edition.
Title from container.
Based on the novel "School for scoundrels or how to win without actually cheating!" by Stephen Potter and the 1960 screenplay by Hal Chester and Patricia Moyes.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Director of photography, Jonathan Brown ; editors, Leslie Jones, Dan Schalk ; music, Christophe Beck ; costume designer, Louise Mingenbach ; production designer, Nelson Coates.
Billy Bob Thornton, Jon Heder, Jacinda Barrett, Matt Walsh, Horatio Sanz, Todd Louiso, Michael Clarke Duncan, Paul Scheer, Jon Glaser, Leonard Earl Howze.
Roger Waddell is a meek New York City meter maid, who is having a rough time at work and failing in his social life. When Roger's third "Little Brother" in a row dumps him, the recreation center manager suggests he call a mysterious phone number. Sitting at home, Roger calls the number and reaches Dr. P, who then instructs him to show up at the Learning Annex carrying a manila envelope with $5,000 cash. When he arrives, he and another new student meet Lesher, Dr. P's assistant. Soon, they learn Dr. P is running a very unorthodox class in how to gain confidence and change your life. When Dr. P looks at this new collection of losers, he becomes disgusted and ends class early. Lesher is instructed to hand out beepers. The new "recruits" must carry the beepers and initiate a confrontation with someone nearby when instructed. Soon, Roger begins to excel in the class and gains the confidence to ask his neighbor out on a date. But Dr. P is a competitive guy and does not like to be upstaged by his students, so he begins to romance the same girl as Roger in an attempt to steal her away.
Unrated; for language, crude and sexual content, and some violence.
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital.