100

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
In addition to being extremely funny, the film has a warm spirit and respect for the characters.
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88

New York Post

By Jonathan Foreman
Vulgar and lewd and raunchy like you wouldn't believe, and absolutely hilarious from beginning to end.
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80

Mr. Showbiz

By Kevin Maynard
Pie has some nice surprises and is enjoyable in a smutty, sitcom way. It offers up the outrageousness of "There's Something About Mary" without wallowing in cruelty.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Exceptionally funny, unexpectedly tender, and lewder than a teenage boy's dreams.
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75

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
Guaranteed to beguile anyone who can remember the joy -- and agony -- of anticipating the first time.
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75

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
The successful bits, along with an amiable cast of losers and their prom-night prey, make American Pie a winner.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
It is not inspired, but it's cheerful and hard-working and sometimes funny, and--here's the important thing--it's not mean.
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75

USA Today

By Mike Clark
The presence of "Election's" Chris Klein as the male contingent's most sensitive member only emphasizes how much smarter that high school comedy was.
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
A lively, disposable hybrid of the sincere and the synthetic.
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25

Boston Globe

Gross and tasteless...this high-school romp mixes the gross and tasteless with sentimental mush.
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58 out of 100
Mixed or average reviews
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