American Pie
American Pie (1999)

In this coming-of-age comedy, a group of friends at the end of their senior year make a pact to lose their virginity by prom night. In their outrageous attempts to fulfill this mission, they come to some surprising, hilarious and often… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: December 21, 1999
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61%
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60%



Critic Score: 61% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: So embarrassing it's believable, American Pie succeeds in bringing back the teen movie genre.

Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

Another giggly gross-out comedy for teenagers, this one somewhat better than most by virtue of a more satisfying ending.

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John Patterson
L.A. Weekly

It takes almost 30 intolerably slack minutes to set it up and get it rolling.

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Charlie Lyne
Ultra Culture

It works as well as it does because the central cast - equal parts male and female, lest we forget - are all so uniformly endearing.

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Geoff Andrew
Time Out

A crude piece of work, spottily acted and directed.

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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

It casts actors who look plausible and treats sex with honesty and no apologies.

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

It may not have invented the genre, but it did bring that genre to a whole new generation.

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Houston Chronicle

More likely to gross out adults than kids.

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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail

Adam Herz's script is wildly uneven but occasionally quite funny.

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Film4

A well aimed jab at jock culture full of satisyingly dirty belly laughs.

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Flixster Audience Score: 60% Flixster User Reviews
Eugene Bernabe
A well-placed coming-of-age raging-hormone filled movie for the typical late 1990s teen. Highlighted by obscene comedy and a sublime plot, this first slice of… More
Everett Johnson
"American Pie" is for my generation, what "Animal House" was for the generation before me. It's raunchy, hilarious, fun, and more… More
Matthew Samuel Mirliani
It's humor and fun are worth experiencing. It's a film relevant to any generation of teenagers.
Carlos Magalh„es
Even if not always funny, this raunchy comedy has some hilarious moments that make for an enjoyable time. A refreshing comeback to the teenage sex movies of the… More
Dead Angel
Speechless.
Alex roy
American Pie is a very well done teen comedy. The film has a good cast and the story itself is well done, and manages to be very funny. There have been numerous… More

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