American Pie Synopsis
Four teenagers nearing graduation make a pact to lose their virginity by prom night.
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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"...
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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...
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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

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Gross and tasteless...this high-school romp mixes the gross and tasteless with sentimental mush.
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Might be best AP since first

By TerpsFan72
While I enjoyed all the movies, always good for a few laughs, I was actually surprised how much I enjoyed this one. Much better than I anticipated and might be best American Pie film since the very...

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BEST MOVIE EVER

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Oh Stiflers mom!

By 1HOTSTUFF
This is one of the funniest and best movies I've ever seen. It is comforting and cheers me up when I am not feeling great. Go see this classic!...

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A rite of passage.

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More Info

Rated R | For strong sexuality, crude sexual dialogue, language and drinking, all involving teens
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 16 & under Ultra-raunchy sex comedy is a teen fave -- beware.
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