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American Pie (1999)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  9 July 1999 (USA)
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Four teenage boys enter a pact to lose their virginity by prom night.

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Jim, Oz, Finch and Kevin are four friends who make a pact that before they graduate they will all lose their virginity. The hard job now is how to reach that goal by prom night. Whilst Oz begins singing to grab attention and Kevin tries to persuade his girlfriend, Finch tries any easy route of spreading rumors and Jim fails miserably. Whether it is being caught on top of a pie or on the Internet, Jim always end up with his trusty sex advice from his father. Will they achieve their goal of getting laid by prom night? or will they learn something much different. Written by Film_Fan

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prom | prom night | virginity | friend | pie | See more »

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There's something about your first piece. See more »

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Rated R for strong sexuality, crude sexual dialogue, language and drinking, all involving teens | See all certifications »

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9 July 1999 (USA)  »

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East Great Falls High  »

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$11,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£2,094,122 (UK) (8 October 1999)

Gross:

£13,833,890 (UK) (17 December 1999)
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Adam Herz's High School (and the one upon which he based East Great Falls High) was East Grand Rapids High. Yesterdog is the real name of the hot-dog "hang-out spot" for many of the real-life students. See more »

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a well seasoned confection
27 July 1999 | by (Boardman, Ohio) – See all my reviews

American Pie has all the ingredients of a good movie. First, the plot deals with young people in search of their first sexual experience. What could be more basic to the human condition? Second, although obviously fiction, the film has a feeling of reality capturing the awkwardness and anxiety of young people at this point in their lives. Third, it is well written and not always predictable as each young man employs his own strategy, and of course, in the real world things do not always go as planned. Fourth, the cast consists of very talented young actors playing characters which may remind the audience of people they may have known. Fifth, the film has its poignant moments. The final ingredient is this movie is hilarious. The film has one liners, sight gags, and situations that very funny. The audience, which ranged from teenagers to middle age, laughed almost constantly and out loud. CAUTION: This film is rated "R" for sexual situations and the use of alcohol by young people. If you are easily offended or sexual humor makes you uncomfortable, stay away. However, if you are not in the aforementioned, you may enjoy it. Three stars!!!


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