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Running a 'School for Scoundrels'

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Running a 'School for Scoundrels'

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Running a 'School for Scoundrels'

Running a 'School for Scoundrels'

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Billy Bob Thornton, left, and Jon Heder star in School for Scoundrels. Dimension Films hide caption

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Writer-director Todd Phillips' new film is School for Scoundrels, starring Billy Bob Thornton as a cross between a self-help genius and a scam artist. Phillips' other films include Old School, Road Trip and Starsky and Hutch.

Phillips also co-wrote the story for the upcoming film Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan, starring Sacha Baron Cohen.

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