Matt Stifler wants to be just like his big bro, making porn movies and having a good time in college. After sabotaging the school band, he gets sent to band camp where he really doesn't like it at first but then learns how to deal with the bandeez.
After being mistaken for terrorists and thrown into Guantánamo Bay, stoners Harold and Kumar escape and return to the U.S., where they proceed to flee across the country with federal agents in hot pursuit.
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
In the first spinoff film American Pie Presents: Band Camp (2005), Chuck "The Shermanator" Sherman (Chris Owen) is revealed to have become a guidance counselor at East Great Falls High. Whether or not he still is by the events of this film is neither confirmed nor denied. Also in the same film, it is mentioned several times that Steve Stifler (Seann William Scott) became a filmmaker/producer in the adult film industry. But seeing as how he is a temp in this film, it's possible that he may have changed careers between the events of Band Camp and American Reunion. See more »
[16:10]When all the guys meet in the bar, Selena shows them the YouTube video from 1999 with Jim dancing for Nadia on her smart phone. This isn't the actual video from Jim's web-cam, which is in the corner of the room. She used footage from the first American Pie movie itself, which is not possible. See more »
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 »
An unrated version was released for home video. See more »
There is really not much to say here except that the return of Stifler and his posse....and just about every single memorable character from the first three films...are welcomed back with open arms in "American Reunion." After three absolutely sensational, immature-but-awesome comedies about sex, masturbation and fart jokes (somewhat ignoring the somewhat mediocre offshoots "Band Camp," "The Naked Mile," "Beta House" and "The Look of Love"), I really did not know if, over a decade later, with all the actors and characters older, they could recapture the crude magic that made the first three instalments such comedy classic.
Guess what? They did.
It is now thirteen years later and the crew converge upon their high school, all grown up now, for their, you guessed it, high school reunion. And yes, the film relies heavily on nostalgia and clichés about friends, sex and lost love, but the writing here is so great, it really doesn't matter. The film continues the series' reputation of being politically incorrect and walking the line of taste while still managing to present it all in a way that makes the audience laugh out loud despite themselves. All the main characters returned, played by all the original actors including Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan, Sean William Scott, Chris Klein, Thomas Ian Nicholas and Eddie Kaye Thomas. Jennifer Coolidge is still as much a MILF as Stifler's mom while Eugene Levy, the only one to appear in ever single incarnation of these films, continues his signature role of Jim's dad. Even Tara Reid and Mena Suvari are back in the mix.
Loads of ridiculous situations, a disgusting hijink and fantastically hilarious comedy ensues as the gang gets back together, having aged stupendously (Klein's body has gotten even more porn-worthy) and making this long-awaited return well worth the time and effort. And if this film makes the box office it deserves, we may just get invited back to the party one more time. And I'll be there with bells on.
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