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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.

Director:

Joel Gallen

Writers:

Mike Bender (as Michael G. Bender), Adam Jay Epstein | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chyler Leigh ... Janey Briggs
Chris Evans ... Jake Wyler
Jaime Pressly ... Priscilla
Eric Christian Olsen ... Austin
Mia Kirshner ... Catherine Wyler
Deon Richmond ... Malik
Eric Jungmann ... Ricky Lipman
Ron Lester ... Reggie Ray
Cody McMains ... Mitch Briggs
Sam Huntington ... Ox
JoAnna Garcia Swisher ... Sandy Sue (as Joanna Garcia)
Lacey Chabert ... Amanda Becker
Samm Levine ... Bruce
Cerina Vincent ... Areola
Beverly Polcyn ... 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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If You Liked Scary Movie we don't give a shit See more »

Genres:

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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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 December 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Teen Movie See more »

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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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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (unrated director's cut)

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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

When Jake is running from the prom to catch Janey, he passes a store named Spicoli's. That's the name of Sean Penn's character in Fast Times at Ridgemont High See more »

Goofs

When The Wise Janitor is sitting on the bench with Jake, the zipper on his raincoat moves up and down between scenes. See more »

Quotes

Catherine: [At school dance] Do you wanna dance?
Austin: Only if we're horizontal.
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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 »

Alternate Versions

A 2005 extended DVD cut features 10 minutes of additional footage. See more »

Connections

References The Watcher (2000) See more »

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Leg Mission
Written and Performed by Ed Shearmur
Under license from Columbia Pictures, a Division of Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc.
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Beyond Ridiculous, But Genuinely Hilarious.
25 May 2005 | by PurplePantherSee all my reviews

I have to say, I didn't expect much from this film. Basically "Scary Movie" spoofing teen classics instead of horror films. I watched it and actually liked it. Yes, this film could possibly be qualified as one of the silliest movies of the decade, but that's sort of the point. This movie had laughing so hard I was gasping for breath. The humor is juvenile, but FUNNY. The plot is stupid, but HILARIOUS. It's really fun to stop and say "Hey, that 10 Things About You!" or "Oh, they're doing Can't Hardly Wait". This film is probably one of the funniest films I've seen in a long time, it's not for everybody, but it's a good movie.


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