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American Wedding (2003)

 -  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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Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

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

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Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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1 August 2003 (USA)  »

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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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Jim: Well, Michelle, we did it. Happy graduation.
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Chocolate truffles anyone?
5 July 2005 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

This is the third installment in the life of Jim Levenstein and his friends. "American Wedding" seems to point out there will be follow up movies perhaps. Why not? This formula has produced three films and could "American Children", "American Divorce", "American Single Dad", etc. will be too far behind? Jesse Dylan directs this one.

The film is typical of the gross movie genre. The only excuse to watch this one is Seann William Scott, who as the obnoxious Steve Stifler, is at his nastiest self in the film. Stifler has great moments, such as in the sequence involving the rescue of the ring that one of the dogs has have swallowed! Jason Biggs, the groom of the film, seems to be playing second fiddle as Seann William Scott's part was made more important to his own, which in a way is what keeps the film alive because the nerdy Jim doesn't elicit much fun when he shows on screen. Eugene Levy, Fred Willard and Deborah Rush have good moments in the film.

Let's just hope the people behind these installments will see the light and put all these characters to rest and give us more of Mr. Scott in his own vehicles.


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