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Not Another Teen Movie (2001)

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A sendup of all the teen movies that have accumulated in the past two decades.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Janey Briggs
... Jake Wyler
... Priscilla
... Austin
... Catherine Wyler
... Malik
... Ricky Lipman
... Reggie Ray
... Mitch Briggs
... Ox
... Sandy Sue (as Joanna Garcia)
... Amanda Becker
... Bruce
... Areola
... Sadie Agatha Johnson
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Storyline

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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Forget Every Thing you Thought You Knew. Because this Christmas We're Changing ALL the Rules! See more »

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Comedy

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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14 December 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Teen Movie  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,615,116, 16 December 2001, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$38,252,284

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$66,468,332
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

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. See more »

Goofs

Football season is depicted as taking place after Spring Break and just a few days before the senior prom (which is attended by freshmen, no less). Furthermore the football games are carried out with no regard for rules or logic. It's all humorous fantasy. See more »

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Malik: Bling-bling!
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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 »

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Spoofs Pulp Fiction (1994) See more »

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Written by Justine Frischmann
Performed by Elastica
Courtesy of Geffen Records
Under License from Universal Music Enterprises
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Anti-Teen Movie Genius
31 May 2005 | by See all my reviews

This is a great movie! It out does even the best of Mel Brooks films! Name one other movie that manages to make fun of over 12 teen movies at the same time and maintain plot cohesion. The only reason I wouldn't give it a 10 out 10 is because none of the story line is original to the film. All the stereotypical characters are well acted and the script keeps you laughing throughout the entire film. It is the best teen movie out there, even though it is making fun of all the rest of them. It is filled to the brim with tramps, hotties, jocks, hormone driven underclassmen, high school jargon and all the other things we have come to enjoy and loathe about teen movies.


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