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John Van De Ruit


3 Movies0TV shows
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About John Van

John Van is most well known for writing, and has 3 known credits, of which 3 are movies, and 0 are TV shows.

John Vanโ€™s highest rated movies

If you enjoy John Vanโ€™s movies you should definitely watch Spud (2010), as with 8.0 it is the highest rated movie John has worked on!

  1. Spud (2010)
  2. Spud 2: The Madness Continues (2013)
  3. Spud 3: Learning to Fly (2014)

1. Spud (2010 Movie)

The best rated movie John Van has been a part of is the comedy, drama movie Spud, where they had the role of writing. It has a rating on Friendspire of 8.0 and 6.6 on IMDb.

2. Spud 2: The Madness Continues (2013)

Spud 2: The Madness Continues has a rating on Friendspire of 7.5 and 6.1 on IMDb . John Van worked on this comedy, drama movie as writing.

3. Spud 3: Learning to Fly (2014)

In Spud 3: Learning to Fly John Van was worked as writer. This comedy movie has a rating on Friendspire of 6.0 and 5.7 on IMDb.

Frequently asked questions

What is John most known for?

John Van is most known for writing. John has worked on 3 movies and 0 TV shows.

What is John Vanโ€™s highest rated movie?

The best rated movie they have been a part of is Spud, which has a score of 8.0.

Johnโ€™s Filmography

Executive producer. It's South Africa 1990. Two major events are about to happen: The release of Nelson Mandela and, more importantly, it's Spud Milton's first year at an elite boys only private boarding school. John Milton is a boy from an ordinary background who wins a scholarship to a private school in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa. Surrounded by boys with nicknames like Gecko, Rambo, Rain Man and Mad Dog, Spud has his hands full trying to adapt to his new home. Along the way Spud takes his first tentative steps along the path to manhood. (The path it seems could be a rather long road). Spud is an only child. He is cursed with parents from well beyond the lunatic fringe and a senile granny. His dad is a fervent anti-communist who is paranoid that the family domestic worker is running a shebeen from her room at the back of the family home. His mom is a free spirit and a teenager's worst nightmare, whether it's shopping for Spud's underwear in the local supermarket

Executive producer. The year is 1991, and Spud Milton's long walk to manhood is still creeping along at an unnervingly slow pace. Approaching the ripe old age of fifteen and still no signs of the much anticipated ball-drop, Spud is coming to terms with the fact that he may well be a freak of nature. With a mother hell-bent on emigrating, a father making a killing out of selling homemade moonshine, and a demented grandmother called Wombat, the new year seems to offer little except extreme embarrassment and more mortifying Milton madness. But Spud is returning to a boarding school where he is no longer the youngest or the smallest. His dormitory mates, known as the Crazy Eight, have an unusual new member and his house has a new clutch of first years (the Normal Seven). If Spud thinks his second year will be a breeze, however, he is seriously mistaken.

Executive producer. As Spud Milton continues his awkward stagger through adolescence, he learns one of life's most important lessons: When dealing with women and cretins, nothing is ever quite as it seems. "I'm practically a man in most areas," writes Spud confidently on his sixteenth birthday. The year is 1992 and, in South Africa, radical change is in the air. The country may be on the bumpy road to an uncertain future, but Spud Milton is hoping for a smooth ride as he returns to boarding school as a senior. Instead, he discovers that his vindictive arch enemy is back to taunt him and that a garrulous Malawian has taken residence in his dormitory, along with the regular inmates and misfits he calls friends. Spud's world has never seemed less certain; he attempts to master Shakespeare, wrestles constantly with his God, and the power of negative thinking, and develops an aversion to fried fish after a shocking discovery about his grandmother, Wombat.

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