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Not Another Teen Movie (2001)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  14 December 2001 (USA)
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A sendup of all the teen movies that have accumulated in the past two decades.



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Sandy Sue (as Joanna Garcia)


At John Hughes High School, the students are the same as just about every other teenager in a teen movie. The popular jock, Jake, takes a bet from Austin, the cocky blonde guy, that he can transform Janey, the pretty ugly girl, into the prom queen before the prom. But two people are trying to stop Jake from succeeding: his evil sister, Catherine, the cruelest girl in school, and Priscilla, the bitchy cheerleader. And all of their friends are the same as any other teen movie: Areola, the naked foreign exchange student, Les, the beautiful weirdo, Malik, the token black guy, the desperate virgins, Amanda Becker, the perfect girl, Ricky, Janey's obsessed best friend, and Sadie, the VERY old undercover reporter. Written by Will

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong crude sexual content and humor, language and some drug content | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

14 December 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Teen Movie  »

Box Office


$16,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$12,615,116 (USA) (14 December 2001)


£1,696,327 (UK) (14 June 2002)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Jaime Pressly's character is named Priscilla after Priscilla Presley, for whom Jaime is sometimes mistaken. See more »


Janey recalls Christmas of 1989 by saying that "Daniel Day-Lewis won the Best Actor award for My Left Foot", when in fact the ceremony took place months later. See more »


Albino Folk Singer: [singing] I have no pigment, I need sunscreen...
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Crazy Credits

Two bonus scenes at the end: Mr Briggs, in a parody of a scene from "American Pie", talks about a "three-way" while holding two pies. The albino folk singer sings about being blinded from her corneas burned out by the sun. (This scene comes after all the credits have finished.) See more »


Spoofs Whatever It Takes (2000) See more »


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Written by Jackson Browne and Danny Kortchmar
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User Reviews

Funny stuff!
18 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When you watch Scary Movie (which parodies... yeah.. scary movies!) the movie is pretty hilarious if you can recognize all the scenes. In Not Another Teen Movie they make fun of... you guessed it; teen movies! The only movie I've seen, that they make fun of, is Bring It On, but even though, this movie is hilarious! Yeah, sure, most of the humor is, what I like to call: "Pee, poo and fart humor"... or down in the gutter humor if you'd like, but it works!

This movie is definitely worth watching! Especially in the company of others so you can laugh each other up.


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