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American Reunion (2012)

R | | Comedy | 6 April 2012 (USA)
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Jim, Michelle, Stifler, and their friends reunite in East Great Falls, Michigan for their high school reunion.

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Jon Hurwitz (screenplay), Hayden Schlossberg (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Biggs ... Jim
Alyson Hannigan ... Michelle
Chris Klein ... Oz
Thomas Ian Nicholas ... Kevin
Tara Reid ... Vicky
Seann William Scott ... Stifler
Mena Suvari ... Heather
Eddie Kaye Thomas ... Finch
John Cho ... MILF Guy #2
Jennifer Coolidge ... Stifler's Mom
Eugene Levy ... Jim's Dad
Natasha Lyonne ... Jessica
Dania Ramirez ... Selena
Katrina Bowden ... Mia
Jay Harrington ... Dr. Ron
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Storyline

Over a decade has passed and the gang return to East Great Falls, Michigan, for the weekend. They will discover how their lives have developed as they gather for their high school reunion. How has life treated Michelle, Jim, Heather, Oz, Kevin, Vicky, Finch, Stifler, and Stifler's mom? In the summer of 1999, it was four boys on a quest to lose their virginity. Now Kara is a cute high school senior looking for the perfect guy to lose her virginity to. Written by Kad

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for crude and sexual content throughout, nudity, language, brief drug use and teen drinking | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 April 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

American Pie 4 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$21,514,080, 8 April 2012, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$57,011,521

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$234,989,584
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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

[12:36]Jim's mother is deceased (Jim says "it's been 3 years since she passed".... and he later tries to set up his dad on Jdate). But in American Pie Presents: The Book of Love (2009) Noah Levenstein states that he had been married for 35 years. So Mrs. Levenstein must have passed away in 2009, the year Book Of Love was released, so she must have passed only a few months after the events of that film. However, for whatever reason, she is listed in the credits. See more »

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Finch tells Selena he "doesn't consider" French Guiana a country. It's irrelevant for Finch to say that because French Guiana in actuality is not a nation. It is an overseas department and region of France. See more »

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Jim's Dad: It is so great to see all you kids back in town. And what a terrific soiree are you throwing here tonight. Just wonderful.
Steve Stifler: You know what? I'm gonna get you fucked up.
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After the first credits roll a scene is shown with Jim's Dad and Stifler's Mom watching a movie. Inspired by another young couple Jim's Dad lays his arm around Stifler's Mom's shoulder inciting her to fellate him during the shown movie. See more »

Alternate Versions

An unrated version was released for home video. See more »

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References Gossip Girl (2007) See more »

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I Get My Way
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Surprisingly Awesome Movie
9 March 2012 | by simonthmSee all my reviews

Caught a preview screening of this movie tonight in NYC. I am 26 years old now, so I was in 8th grade when the original came out.

Thought the first two were awesome but thought the third noticeably drifted away from what made the first two special.(A little too much Stifler).

For American Pie 4, when I saw the preview I was excited to see them all back together, but I didn't know what to expect. I know Hollywood loves destroying sequels and I didn't know how they were going to create a story line out of characters that really haven't been together in forever.

Fear not. I though this movie was almost as good as the original. Two hours of non-stop cracking-up, but none of it was forced. They brought back all the characters, but in a way that didn't seem thrown together or in-genuine. It was about 2 hours and 15 minutes long, but not once did I think this was dragging. They did a nice job explaining where everyone has been and it didn't really seem awkward.

The best part of it is, the story is about all 5 of the original guys, and their relationship with women and sex at their current juncture (31 years old). Each have their own issues (too married, have kids, hate their jobs, hate their lifestyle, etc.) and the movie is kind of about them all resolving their that over the course of a reunion weekend. It's the American Pie which is most similar too the first one. All the old couples from high-school (Oz/Heather, Kevin/Vicky, Jim/Michelle) re-hash their past feelings.

Another great thing about the film is that Stifler's character is written back in the style of American Pie 1 and 2, which I loved. His part is not over bearing like the Wedding. Kevin, Finch (and Oz) play much bigger roles than they did they did in the third.

There a couple new characters but none of them are annoying or take up too much of the story, all those parts are well cast. Jim's Dad and Stifler's Mom are hilarious on screen together. Jim's Dad is the funniest he has ever been- but again- not in an over the top way. All in all, it's a well-written, well-rounded film with some good plot twists. Tons of references too the old films. Literally, all of the obscure characters from the first two make an appearance at some point.

BOTTOM LINE: 9/10. If you are a fan of the American Pie films (especially 1 & 2) your going to LOVE this movie. Worth the $.


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