3 idiots

3 idiots

DVD - 2011 | Hindi
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Rascal. Joker. Dreamer. Genius. You've never met a college student quite like 'Rancho.' From the moment he arrives at India's most prestigious university, Rancho's outlandish schemes turn the campus upside down-along with the lives of his two newfound best friends. Together, they make life miserable for 'Virus, ' the school's uptight and heartless dean. But when Rancho catches the eye of the dean's sexy daughter, Virus sets his sights on flunking out the '3 idiots, once and for all.
Publisher: [United States] : 20th Century Fox, 2011
Branch Call Number: THR
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (164 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Alternative Title: Three idiots [dvd]

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tj_is_cool
Nov 04, 2017

Smart script, the movie has the right message but it is way too idealistic.

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Feb 06, 2017

Possibly one of the most meaningful movies out there. This movie is a must-watch for students as it teaches that there is more to life than just good grades and money. There are so many lessons to be taken from this movie. Perseverance, friendship, and following one’s dreams are central themes. The movie can really evoke thought and emotion out of the viewer, especially for those who can relate to the financial or academic struggles the students face. As the title suggests, the movie follows three young men who are not exactly the best role models – at least not the conventional role model. They are enrolled at a university, and each has their own goals. We see them kick-start their lives at the university and inch closer to their goals.
Rating: 4.5/5
- @JuiceboxZ of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

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David2074
Jul 30, 2015

I liked this film a lot.
It was a buddy movie, a romantic comedy and, in places, a drama and I thought it succeeded pretty well at all of those.
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This is a Bollywood movie so expect those elements. Like two rather silly and unnecessary song and dance montages. Personally I like those because they are usually colorful, silly and lighthearted.
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The audio track is a combination of English and Hindi. Those who only speak English (me) will want to watch the subtitles for some sections. However there is enough English in the film you do not feel glued to the sub-titles 100% of the time.
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I watched this movie based on a Facebook list and then the positive comments here. I'm glad I did.

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2kool4skool
Apr 03, 2015

A really good movie! I thought it was pretty fascinating, and has some pretty catchy songs.

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Julianna Nielsen
Dec 25, 2014

This without a doubt made it into my list of the top five movies ever made. The characters are brilliant and Aamir Khan proved again to be an amazing actor. The plot is complex with many twists and turns, and gives viewers a very important message on life, and striving for happiness. Beautiful film! I <3 India

Parineeta Dec 08, 2014

Aamir Khan and the gang provide an amazing ensemble cast for a great story with a poignant social message about a serious issue plaguing competitive students and young professionals. All of this is almost lost in its over-the-top messy final quarter.

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Starfishdeb
Apr 07, 2014

This is such a great movie! The message is so wonderful and it fits for every culture. Follow your passion! The Bollywood dance numbers are few and tolerable, but there is some other really beautiful music outside of those. As others have mentioned, there is bathroom and dorm room humor, but it fits with the story and is not so bad. This is not just a silly, college-guy movie.

c0ffeelaserz Feb 15, 2014

I love this movie, watched it more than 3 times the week I borrowed it, even though I watched it originally when I was 10

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0cho
Nov 29, 2013

This was my first Bollywood movie and all I can say is Wow!! What a great movie! Probably one of the best movies I have ever seen. The acting is good, the scenery is amazing and the story is very well written. Like someone else said, the tittle and cover make it look like a high school stupid movie but this movie deals with some heavy subject matter all the while trying to keep a humorous spin on things. Done so well. Sure the singing isn’t my thing but it’s totally bearable and really isn’t that bad. It’s really nice to see that a movie doesn’t need overpaid actors or CGI to be great.

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d43
Oct 02, 2013

"3 Idiots" is an over-the-top bollywood movie which has lots of bathroom humor, a plot which wanders in many directions and interruptions of song and dance. It needs editing. It is over two hours long. But I gave this movie five stars because it is one of the funniest movies I have ever seen. It took me a few minutes to get used to it but after that I thought it was hilarious.

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c0ffeelaserz Feb 15, 2014

c0ffeelaserz thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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Jun 23, 2012

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tinamae
Sep 22, 2011

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c0ffeelaserz Feb 15, 2014

3 Idiots is literally about three university students in India who are actually considered "idiots." With the trio Farhan, Rancho, and Raju, there will never be a time where you won't smile. Together, they go through outrageous scenarios in their school as they try to get their dream jobs, such as annoying the university's director, "Virus"; Rancho wooing Virus's daughter Pia; and driving a guy, nicknamed "Silencer", nuts as Silencer tries to be one of the many people who will do their best to get Virus's special astronaut pen.

Ranie_Elias Jul 12, 2012

A group of young man goes to college and tries to survive as they create unusal friendship....

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c0ffeelaserz Feb 15, 2014

"Success will chase you, pants down!"

Ranie_Elias Jul 12, 2012

"Let try to understand other while we are still young"....

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tinamae
Sep 22, 2011

Sexual Content: male nudity

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