American pie was sold successfully to foreign distributors at the cannes international film festival the film took in a gross worldwide revenue of $235,483,004, $132,922,000 of which was from international tickets in north america, it was the twentieth highest-grossing film of 1999. What works about “american pie” is that it’s a funny, mostly surface type film, but isn’t afraid to dig into he psyches of its characters when needed. This pie wasn’t baked with love, but with lust promising to be the new porky’s, american pie is a story about four seniors at a michigan high school who have too much “mojo” and wish to use their “male organs” before graduating their target night is the annual prom, and they’ll do.
To the point of utter tedium, this installment from the american pie franchise is filled with as much profanity, sex-themed sight gags, and crass humor as cinematically possible without being a straight-up pornographic movie ironically enough, there's very little nudity -- brief male and female nudity. American pie comes in the middle of a summer when moviegoers have been reeling at the level of sexuality, vulgarity, obscenity and gross depravity in movies aimed at teenagers (and despite their r ratings, these movies obviously have kids under 17 in their cross-hairs.
Though american pie is famous for its numerous gross-outs, the movie is good, and not just gross, because we come to identify with the characters, and the humor rises naturally from the situations. American pie movie reviews & metacritic score: four high school friends enter into a pact to lose their virginity before graduation, encountering apple pies. Rest of the rancid jokes, listless performances, and mild sauce mischief bury the basic boner novelty of american pie alive eleven years later, it's still the same insufferable, meaningless hooey it always was.
Tweetemail tweetemail why i kept watching the american pie series after the third film was beyond me they all involved a member of the stiffler family, and were all terrible but for the first time since american wedding, the series takes an upturn with a smaller, funnier film that only has a few truly dumb [.
American pie is a story about four seniors at a michigan high school who have too much mojo and wish to lose their virginity before graduating their target night is the annual prom, and they'll do almost anything to fulfill their craving filled with sexual content, this movie is very pagan and politically correct, with morality completely absent. American pie is a fairly good movie,with good humor and a funny storyline,its a total teenage movie but its better than average onesthe story lines sort of stupid and the characters are extremely immature for there age,but thats what makes it so funny and definitely better than the sequels. This may seem crushingly obvious, but here goes: the problem with a sequel like american pie 2 is that it's about the same characters, and the elements of surprise and discovery are gone in the first movie, stifler's mom appeared unexpectedly like a gift from above in this movie, she has become a standing joke (except to stifler) in the first movie, jim didn't know that he and nadia were.
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American pie 2 takes place a year after the first movie ends, as guys are finishing their first year in college and reuniting for what they hope will be a wild summer oz ( chris klein ) is devoted to his girlfriend (mena suvari), who is in europe for the summer.