Viewing your Watchlist and recommended content requires Javascript

  • 15
  • Comedy, Romance
  • 1999
  • 95 mins

American Pie

American Pie

Synopsis

Sticky, messy and downright dirty, this is a teen comedy that actually reflects the lives of teenagers. Disgustingly funny

About

Beltingly vulgar high-school comedy, with a red-faced honesty about what really goes on in the minds of sex-starved teenagers.

The title refers to a baked confection into which one of the leads ejaculates - but you'll probably know that, if you've seen the posters with the glans-shaped perforation in the sugared crust.

That act of culinary desecration stands in a perfect synecdochic relationship with the rest of the movie's filling: breast fondling, internet porn, masturbation, more masturbation. "One time, at band camp,' breezes Hannigan's Michelle, 'I put my flute up my pussy. What, you don't think I know how to get myself off?"

Cast & Connections

  • Actor: Alyson Hannigan, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Tara Reid, Chris Klein, Natasha Lyonne, Mena Suvari, Jason Biggs, Shannon Elizabeth, Eugene Levy, Seann William Scott
  • Director: Paul Weitz
  • Screen Writer: Adam Herz
  • Producer: Chris Weitz, Chris Moore, Warren Zide, Craig Perry
  • Photographer: Richard Crudo
  • Composer: David Nessim Lawrence

In a nutshell

A well aimed jab at jock culture full of satisyingly dirty belly laughs.

Latest from Film4...

  • Film4

    We Bought a Zoo

    A widowed father played by Matt Damon moves to the South Californian country and purchases a zoo with his family

    On Film4: 6 Sep 6:25PM

  • Film4

    The Nebraskan

    Philip Carey stars as a calvary scout who attempts to make peace with the Sioux Indians

    On Film4: 8 Sep 11:00AM

  • Film4

    Trance on Film4

    A crime thriller by Danny Boyle, starring James McAvoy, Vincent Cassel and Rosario Dawson.

  • Film4

    Stand Up Guys on Film4

    Al Pacino and Christoper Walken star in this crime comedy about a pair of criminals reunited after one gets out of prison

  • Channel 4 Blog

    Catherine Bray¿s 20 LFF 2015 recommendations

    The 59th BFI London Film Festival runs 7th ¿ 18th October ¿ here are Film4 editorial director Catherine Bray¿s 20 top picks. Including fiction and documentary, there are 238 features playing at the 59

  • Channel 4 Blog

    Six Film4-backed films selected for TIFF 2015

    Room, High-Rise, The Lobster, Youth, 45 Years and Dark Horse: The Incredible True Story Of Dream Alliance have been selected for this year¿s Toronto International Film Festival, which runs from Septem

Register with Film4.com

Personalise your Film4 experience

  • Set film reminders
  • Build your watchlist
  • Get film suggestions

or Register

Share