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  • Summary: Four high school friends enter into a pact to lose their virginity before graduation, encountering apple pies and other embarrassing speedbumps along the way.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 30
  2. Negative: 5 out of 30
  1. In addition to being extremely funny, the film has a warm spirit and respect for the characters.
  2. 80
    Pie has some nice surprises and is enjoyable in a smutty, sitcom way. It offers up the outrageousness of "There's Something About Mary" without wallowing in cruelty.
  3. 75
    Guaranteed to beguile anyone who can remember the joy -- and agony -- of anticipating the first time.
  4. Reviewed by: Jeff Giles
    60
    A surprisingly earnest and cautionary movie, careful to attract female viewers and not freak parents out too badly.
  5. A limp excuse for a coming-of-age flick, more interested in sexploits than sex, more adept at gross-out than girls.
  6. I'd appreciate toilet humor more if it weren't so often so unimaginative.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 25 out of 34
  2. Negative: 5 out of 34
  1. Nov 7, 2012
    10
    Pie tells the tale of high school seniors searching for sex, love, and acceptance in the world. Yes, the film is raunchy and crude, but it is also hilarious from start to finish, and has a warm spirit and well developed characters. Expand
  2. Jan 26, 2011
    10
    This is a classic teenage comedy and a personal favourite for me. The cast work together well on a plot with comedy in every scene. Sean William Scott deserves an Oscar. Expand
  3. Nov 14, 2012
    10
    Movie bliss.
  4. Dec 26, 2011
    7
    A god damned classic that every teenage boy is bound to love. Screw the critics when it comes to movies like American Pie, of course older people will **** all over it because they are just mad they aren't young anymore. Expand
  5. Feb 22, 2013
    7
    The original American Pie is certainly a classic comedy on the must see list, but it's not the best of the seven American Pie inspired films. Personally, I preferred the second one too the first, as everyone was much more relaxed and knew each other, making the movie flow better. Don't get me wrong, this one certainly had it's funny moments, but in my estimation it wasn't as good as the second one. Jason Biggs Alyson Hannigan are hilarious, but for all they bring to the table, bad actors like Eddie Kay Thomas and Chris Klein take away, making the good performances moot. American Pie is a classic teen comedy about sex and it ushered in a new era in comedy that's still relevant today. It has the raunchy, crazy, good looking youth we see in today's comedy, but unfortunately also has some really lame jokes and bad acting, that thankful went out with the nineties. Expand
  6. Jul 29, 2013
    7
    American Pie came onto the scene shortly before the new millennium, and with the new millennium came a plethora of "college age" films. It was not the first of its kind, but it did help shape the way films of the like would be made for years to come. It may be crude and uncalled for from beginning to end, but it has delightful characters, a decent plot-line, and a stellar soundtrack. It is far from a cinematic masterpiece, but it is an easy-going watch for anyone that enjoys a good comedy. Expand
  7. Apr 13, 2012
    1
    this is a porn not a movie basically every 5 seconds someone is having sex or there are boobs this movie is not funny at all im a teenager and i would never want to be do%&he bags like the people in this movie and not to mention most of the jokes are disgusting because people are like puking everywhere and making people drink horse sperm its horrible but ill give it a 1 for the boobs lol Expand

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