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Feature film debut of Chris Evans.
Star Nathan West proposed to Chyler Leigh on set, while filming the She's All That (1999) scene.
Eric Christian Olsen's character, Austin, is a combination of Lance Harbor in Varsity Blues (1999) & Dean Sampson in She's All That (1999). Both of those characters were portrayed by Paul Walker.
The studio was unhappy with the original ending of the film, prompting the makers of the film to seek Molly Ringwald's help.
The set of John Hughes High School in this film is the same set as Sunnydale High used in the show Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997).
Chris Evans (Jake Wyler) sang "Janie's Got a Gun" (by Aerosmith) at the stadium. During "Prom Tonight", the cast actually sings. No additional/backup voices were added.
Nearly all the main cast - including Eric Christian Olsen, Mia Kirshner, Eric Jungmann, Jaime Pressly and Chris Evans - also star in Marilyn Manson's Tainted Love video. The video also includes Chyler Leigh's transformation from Janey to a goth.
Molly Ringwald would not do another film for 14 years until Jem and the Holograms (2015), which is another teen movie.
The filmmakers couldn't get the rights to use footage from She's All That (1999) so they shot the scene with two different people (on the library set) and made the TV blurry so you couldn't tell.
Good Charlotte is the house band at the prom.
Paul Gleason reprises his role of Richard Vernon from The Breakfast Club (1985) in a scene which parodies it almost word for word.
A banner in the cafeteria says 'SAVE FERRIS' which is an homage to the John Hughes teen movie Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986).
During the big football game near the end, when a bunch of players run off the field, the name on one of the players' shirts is EXTRA.
Chris Evans had trouble shooting his scenes with Mia Kershner, particularly having to reject her pleas for sex as she was grinding on him, as he was apparently very turned on.
Many teen movie veterans make cameos in this movie.
The original title was "Teen Movie", but this was ditched as the movie got more and more... un-teen. Then the title was changed to "NOT A Teen Movie" because of this. Then it was changed to "Not Another Teen Movie" because of all the parodies and the fact that there were so many teen movies before it.
In Russia, the film is entitled "Not a Children's Movie".
Jaime Pressly's character is named Priscilla after Priscilla Presley, for whom Jaime is sometimes mistaken.
When Jake is running after Janey after prom, he stops at a red light. The building on the corner is named Spicoli's TV Repair, a clear nod to the Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982) quote from Jeff Spicoli: "My old man is a TV repairman".
Buildings in the movie are named for makers of the movies that are being parodied. For example, John Hughes High School, "Anthony Michael Dining Hall" (Anthony Michael Hall), and "Harry Dean Stadium" (Harry Dean Stanton).
Cerina Vincent, who plays Areola the naked foreign exchange student, is known for playing Maya the Yellow Ranger on Power Rangers Lost Galaxy (1999). This makes her one of the few Power Ranger actors to appear nude onscreen. Ironically, Chyler Leigh's brother, Christopher Khayman Lee, was the Red Ranger in Power Rangers in Space (1998).
Ron Lester's character, Reggie Ray, is a spoof of Billy Bob in Varsity Blues (1999), who was also portrayed by Lester.
In Spain, the movie was released under the title "This is not another dumb American movie".
The hotel featured at the end of the "Prom Tonight" song is the same one used as "Ludwig Towers" in The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988). The entrance can be seen in Naked Gun during the stake out after Frank & Jane's date.
In the detention scene with Paul Gleason, on the far wall it says "Weird Science", a John Hughes film.
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Cody McMains appears in this movie, as well as Bring It On (2000), which is spoofed in this movie.
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When Jake starts rambling about asking Janey to the prom, he can be heard quoting the chorus line from the 1983 hit song, Break My Stride by Matthew Wilder.
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The high school featured in this film is also the same location that they used for West Beverly High School in 'Beverly Hills 90210' (1990-2000)
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Mia Kirshner and Eric Christian Olsen would go on to appear in the television series 24 (2001).
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Lacey Chabert (Amanda Becker) plays a character inspired by Jennifer Love Hewitt's character (Amanda Beckett) in Can't Hardly Wait (1998). Chabert and Hewitt both starred on TV's Party of Five (1994).
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The conjoined twins' name is the film is Fratelli--a reference to another 80's movie: The Goonies.
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In a visual pun, when Areola is singing, topless of course, during "Prom Tonight," the animated birds that appear outside her window are blue tits.
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Kyle Cease, who plays the the "Slow Clap Guy" in this film, also starred as Bogie Lowenstein whose house was used for the flyer party in 10 Things I Hate About You.
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Feature film debut of Samaire Armstrong.
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Both Cerina Vincent and Samm Levine later appeared with Jordan Ladd in Cabin Fever (2002) and Club Dread (2004) respectively. Sam Huntington previously starred in Detroit Rock City (1999) with Giuseppe Andrews and James DeBello, both of whom also appeared in Cabin Fever.
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Melissa Joan Hart: girl at the party.
Jarrett Lennon: partygoer.
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