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American Pie 2 (2001)

R | | Comedy | 10 August 2001 (USA)
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Jim and his friends are now in college, and they decide to meet up at the beach house for some fun.

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J.B. Rogers

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Adam Herz (characters), David H. Steinberg (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Biggs ... Jim Levenstein
Shannon Elizabeth ... Nadia
Alyson Hannigan ... Michelle Flaherty
Chris Klein ... Oz
Thomas Ian Nicholas ... Kevin Myers
Natasha Lyonne ... Jessica
Tara Reid ... Vicky
Seann William Scott ... Stifler
Mena Suvari ... Heather
Eddie Kaye Thomas ... Finch
Chris Owen ... Chuck Sherman
Eugene Levy ... Jim's Dad
Molly Cheek ... Jim's Mom
Denise Faye ... Danielle
Lisa Arturo ... Amber
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Storyline

The whole gang are back and as close as ever. They decide to get even closer by spending the summer together at a beach house. They decide to hold the biggest party ever to be seen, even if the preparation doesn't always go to plan. Especially when Stifler, Finch and Jim become more close to each other than they ever want to be and when Jim mistakes super glue for lubricant. Written by FilmFanUK

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Time for your next piece of pie! See more »

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

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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

10 August 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Secret Disguise See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$45,117,985, 12 August 2001, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$145,103,595, 23 December 2001

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$287,553,595
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Bill Paxton (who appears in The Terminator (1984) as one of the punks) was originally cast as Stifler's dad but had to leave the project due to his schedule. One of the characters in the franchise is named Chuck Sherman who calls himself "The Shermanator". See more »

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When John begins peeing over the balcony the first shot of it hitting the patio chair show a water stain, even though the chair is apparently water repellent. In subsequent shots the stain is gone. See more »

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Stifler: Where are the Fuckin' females?
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Alternate Versions

Several scenes featuring Stifler's dad, played by Chris Penn, were cut after initial screenings. One included Finch losing control over his tantric orgasm concentration when Stifler's dad rubs his shoulders. Finch later tells Stifler that his dad gave him the best orgasm he's ever had. In another scene, after Michelle the Band Camp Chick puts the trumpet in Jim's butt, they sneak out and we see in silhouette a camp counselor playing the trumpet. Later, footage of the counselor with a gross fungus growing around his mouth was shown, but dropped during screenings. See more »

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Horny pie served up smashingly well
8 September 2001 | by dfranzen70See all my reviews

Raunch used to be so simple! You'd go see Porky's, you knew you were gonna see some T&A. Oh, and maybe a small heartfelt lesson about how people are generally good, even those who are different from us, as long as we have the same goal of getting laid in mind. Those were such wonderful days! Now, everyone's more jaded, even (especially) the kids. You show a kid the shower scene from Porky's, and he'll love it, but I bet after the first few viewings it won't be as much fun. Kids need something new all the time. Now, American Pie is an R-rated film, so at least the intended audience isn't the teen crowd, exactly, but then neither was Porky's (or any of its knock offs). The cast from the original American Pie is reunited. The time is now one year later, and the gang's home from college for the summer. Jim (Jason Biggs) still has his sexual hang-ups. Remember Michelle (Alyson Hannigan), the band-camp girl? Jim went to the prom with her, and she didn't talk to him after that. But don't worry, she's at band camp again and figures prominently in this movie. It seems Nadia, the exchange student whose escapades with Jim made the Internet, is back in the country and is ready to hook up with our hapless lead character. What to do! Jim still has no experience. The guys try to help him out by renting a lakeside cottage for the summer. Meanwhile, Stifler's (Seann William Scott) still trying to hump everything in sight; Oz (Chris Klein) is remaining celibate while his girlfriend Jessica (Natasha Lyonne) is in France; Finch (Eddie Kaye Thomas) is still lusting after the legendary mother of Stifler, after their much-talked-about union at the party in the first movie; and Kevin (Thomas Ian Nicholas) is aching after his breakup with Vicky (Tara Reid). There have been no drastic character changes, either; everyone's as you'd expect after a year of college. Which means, of course, that all the guys are hornier than a sex addict in a penny whorehouse. But that's what drives raunch comedies - the testosterone of single-minded males. As in real life, although the males in the movie have grown up, they still think like high school kids. (And someday this nubile cast will learn that that particular characteristic never really leaves the male of the species!) But while the theme of the movie is sex, sex, and sex, hidden under the layer of bombast and teenage oversexdrive is a theme of tenderness and fallibility. When kids graduate high school, they think they know it all. "Bring life on!" they chortle with glee. "We know it all!" But there's a certain vulnerability that everyone feels at some point, and that's the issue of sexual conduct for the first time. And here's where American Pie 2 deviates from other raunch films. In those yesteryear movies, there was always tremendous pressure for one schlub to get lucky once and for all. I'm talking huge peer pressure! But in this movie, while all of Jim's friends want him to get laid, they never, ever make him feel like he's below average or beneath them because he's not experienced what they have. And that, to me, makes this a very special movie - although, rest assured, it's still as raunchy as the first one. In addition, the ending is so unlike those earlier raunchfests that you actually sit there and admire the screenwriters for not, for once, pandering to the least common denominator. But hold on! Don't look at me like that! You're thinking that if it has good intentions and good messages, how much fun could it really be? Trust me, if you enjoyed the pastry coitus in the first movie, you'll get a kick out of Jim's misadventures in this one, too. The writing is way above par for movies in this genre, and the cast is both lovely to look at more than capable in their deliveries and actions.


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