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  • Summary: American Pie 2 finds the original characters back in their Michigan hometown, rounded up for the first time since leaving for college. It's been a year since their famous prom night of sexual misadventure, and they still haven't fully recovered. (Universal Pictures)
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  1. Positive: 10 out of 28
  2. Negative: 8 out of 28
  1. The funniest scenes involve Jim and his father, thanks to the brilliant, improvisational skills of Eugene Levy.
  2. 75
    I laughed at American Pie 2, yes, but this is either going to be the last "Pie" movie or they're going to have to get a new angle.
  3. Somewhere between setup and punch line, American Pie 2 starts feeling less like a sequel and more like the second episode of a TV series, a case of fine-tuning after the pilot's been picked up by the network.
  4. Pie 2's greatest asset is the rare, infectious amiability of its cast of characters and the actors playing them.
  5. 40
    There's no real story and that would be fine, if Rogers and screenwriter Adam Herz could keep from pretending otherwise.
  6. With the raunch quotient cranked up several notches, the sequel is calculated, cynical and, worse, not funny.
  7. Lacks both taste and flavor.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 32 out of 39
  2. Negative: 4 out of 39
  1. Jul 5, 2014
    American Pie 2 is as fun as its predecessor, if not even better, bigger and more amusing! I enjoyed every second of it till the credits. American Pie 2 is a must! Expand
  2. Nov 24, 2010
    If you watch American Pie 2 after watching American Pie 1, you will laugh so hard on this film. I laugh really hard on this AMAZING FILM. THIS movie was one of the FUNNIEST film I ever seen Expand
  3. Jul 29, 2013
    American Pie 2 is just as good as the original, if not better. The characters continue to be developed in the right direction, the producers take a step up in the soundtrack department, and the plot line is a pleasant change of pace from the original. It is rare for the "college age" genre to produce quality sequels, but American Pie 2 is the perfect example. It produces honest gut wrenching laughs and deserves to be watched for anyone that enjoys a good comedy. Expand
  4. Nov 7, 2012
    It may not have the soul the first movie did, but its still funny as hell.
  5. Sep 22, 2013
    American Pie 2 is still funny, yes, but the storyline that made the original so fresh and exciting is washed over here. But, thanks to the smart screenwriters, the third movie, American Wedding, felt new again, so we can forgive them for this one only being average. Expand
  6. Dec 26, 2011
    Same crew. Same sense of humor. Same ridiculous situations. I love it but it's not quite the classic that the first one is. Eugene Levy is so freakin hilarious Expand
  7. Oct 3, 2011
    Yes, the comedy still has that quality typical, but the sequel begins to lose the joke goes as releasing new films, the audience gets used to a kind of comedy, and then when seen for the second time no longer has the strength it had in first impact. Expand

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