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American Wedding (2003)

R  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  1 August 2003 (USA)
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It's the wedding of Jim and Michelle and the gathering of their families and friends, including Jim's old friends from high school and Michelle's little sister.

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Jim Levenstein has finally found the courage to ask his girlfriend, Michelle Flaherty to marry him. She agrees to get married, but the problems don't stop there for Jim. Now along with Paul Finch and Kevin Myers, Jim must plan the wedding. Unfortunately Steve Stifler is in town and won't let the wedding go past without having some fun himself, which includes setting up a secret bachelor party. Written by FilmFanUK

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"Jim's finally taking her up the aisle" See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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

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American Pie 3  »

Box Office

Budget:

$55,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$748,800 (Brazil) (28 November 2003)

Gross:

$2,283,276 (Brazil) (26 December 2003)
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Seann William Scott's agents were reluctant to show the script to the actor, certain he would turn it down. Turns out that they were worried for nothing because after he read it, he agreed to do the movie. See more »

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The wedding is supposed to take place in Traverse City, Michigan. There are no rocky cliffs on the coastline in Traverse City, Michigan only sandy beaches and sand dunes. See more »

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[first lines]
Jim: Well, Michelle, we did it. Happy graduation.
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Good conclusion, but missing some good characters
11 November 2004 | by (Michigan) – See all my reviews

American Wedding is exactly the type of ending that suits the American Pie trilogy. It's not like the typical TV sitcom where it's feel good and lacking on humor. The traditional gross out honest humor is still present. Unfortunately not all the characters are due to scheduling conflicts.

The directors do a good job of covering the absent characters by simply not mentioning them but there lack of presence is felt. Oz isn't present during Jim's speech with the best men. Michele is the only returning female lead. Even some of the returning characters play a smaller role. Kevin is almost not seen in most of the film. He serves very little important role and is more in the background. Finch and Stifler seem to be the lead story, at times more than the wedding itself. It does work to create a funny story.

The story is well wrapped up and that hopefully means that no additional and poorly conceived sequels are made. There seems to be three rules that follow in all of these films.

1) Jim does something bizarre sexual act that embarrasses him.

2) Stifler ingest some bodily excretion

3) Finch has sex with Stifler's Mom

Obviously they've hit Stifler with about every funny excretion. The only options left are blood, pus, or earwax. Rule #2 is going to be hard to follow.


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