Stealing Harvard is a 2002 Canadian crime comedy film directed by Kids in the Hall alumnus Bruce McCulloch, about a man who resorts to crime to pay for his niece's Harvard tuition.The film stars Jason Lee and Tom Green. Co-starring are Leslie Mann, Dennis Farina, Richard Jenkins, John C. McGinley, Tammy Blanchard, and Megan Mullally. Director McCulloch has a cameo appearance in the film as well, as John's lawyer in the courtroom scene.The film centers around the misfortunate crime sprees of John (Lee) and Duff (Green). The different subplots involve John's family, his girlfriend and her father, a gun-toting judge and a dog with a love interest for Duff.
The movie provides:
- Creator Cameo: Director McCulloch is John Plummer’s lawyer.
- Crossdresser: John Plummer and later, Mr. Warner does this for Honorable Judge Emmett Cook.
- Golden Raspberry Award: Tom Green was nominated for worst supporting actor for this movie in the 2002 Golden Raspberry Awards.
- Hilarious Outtakes
- Trigger Happy: Apparently the Honorable Judge Emmett Cook.