American PieDirector: Paul Weitz
Of the two versions of American Pie on DVD, both include the same Collector's Edition features but the sex gags are a little more graphic in the unrated version. Unfortunately, Universal did not include them as deleted scenes on the R-rated version. The digital transfer looks great, if not a little dark at times, and is presented in anamorphic 1.85:1 widescreen/i>… See more details below
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Of the two versions of American Pie on DVD, both include the same Collector's Edition features but the sex gags are a little more graphic in the unrated version. Unfortunately, Universal did not include them as deleted scenes on the R-rated version. The digital transfer looks great, if not a little dark at times, and is presented in anamorphic 1.85:1 widescreen. The Dolby 5.1 Surround is equally good, but most contemporary films transferred straight to digital do not have audio and video problems. The commentary track is probably the best feature on the disc, providing continually humorous insight from director Paul Weitz, producer Chris Weitz, writer Adam Hertz, and actors Eddie Kaye Thomas (Finch), Jason Biggs (Jim), and Seann William Scott (Stifler). The "Spotlight on Location" segment is barely ten minutes long and only offers some surface details about the production. As well, the outtakes really aren't all that funny, although they do include the alternate version of the infamous pie scene. Soundtrack highlights, a trailer, and a "classic quotes" section that jumps to certain lines in the movie are also included. While many DVDs pack a few more worthwhile extras onto the DVD-ROM portion of the disc, here the content consists only of more text about the film. Regardless of which version viewers want, American Pie is a good DVD, but it is not without its missed opportunities.
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- Original Release:
- Universal Studios
- Region Code:
- [Wide Screen]
- [Dolby Digital Surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
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Cast & Crew
|Jason Biggs||Jim Levinstein|
|Alyson Hannigan||Michelle Flaherty|
|Seann William Scott||Steve Stifler|
|Thomas Ian Nicholas||Kevin|
|Eddie Kaye Thomas||Finch|
|Eugene Levy||Jim's Dad|
|Jennifer Coolidge||Stifler's Mom|
|Clyde Kusatsu||English Teacher|
|Lawrence Pressman||Coach Marshall|
|Molly Cheek||Jim's Mom|
|James DeBello||Enthusiastic Guy|
|Christina Milian||Band Member|
|Leesa Evans||Costumes/Costume Designer|
|Louis G. Friedman||Co-producer|
|Cameron Hamza||Sound/Sound Designer|
|Gary Jones||Musical Direction/Supervision|
|David Lawrence||Score Composer|
|Josh Lusby||Set Decoration/Design|
|Paul Peters||Art Director,Production Designer|
|J.B. Rogers||Associate Producer|
|Amy Wells||Set Decoration/Design|
0. Chapter List
1. Illegal Channels [:21]
2. Main Titles [1:16]
3. The Virgins [2:04]
4. Stifler's Party [:16]
5. The Pale Ale [:05]
6. The Pact [:51]
7. A Father-Son Chat [:56]
8. The Bible [:25]
9. Just Like Pie... [:51]
10. By the Book [1:25]
11. Nadia on the Net [:50]
12. Stifler's Revenge [1:58]
13. Something More Important [:54]
14. I'm Gonna Have Sex [2:24]
15. The Prom [:38]
16. The Palace of Love [1:25]
17. The Next Step [3:39]
18. End Titles [:32]
Spotlight on Location
Feature Commentary With Paul Weitz, Adam Herz, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Jason Biggs, and Seann William Scott
Universal Records Soundtrack Presentation
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One Week - Barenaked Ladies
At Last - Etta James
Glory - Sugar Ray
Stranger by Day - Shades Apart
Flagpole Sitta - Harvey Danger
Celebrity Skin - Hole
Mutt - Blink
Anomaly (Calling Your Name) - Libra Presents Taylor
Good Morning Baby - Dan Wilson of Semisonic and Bic Runga
Walk Don't Run - the Ventures
Following a Star - Duke Daniels
Find Your Way Back Home - Loni Rose
I Never Thought You Would Come - Loni Rose
Sway - Bic Runga
Mr. Robinson - Simon and Garfunkel
Sway (Reprise) - Bic Runga
Semi-Charmed Life - Third Eye Blind
One Week (Reprise) - Barenaked Ladies
Summertime - Bachelor Number One
You Wanted More - Tonic
I Think He's Trying to Watch Some Illegal Channels There.
It's Not a Space Shuttle Launch... It's Sex!
Do You Think She'd Prefer "Laid Back Jim" or "Cool Hip Jim?"
What Exactly Does Third Base Feel Like? ...Like Warm Apple Pie.
Suck Me, Beautiful!
Dude...Chick's a Milf!
It's Up to You. The Big "L" or the Big "O."
Safer Than a Tube Sock.
We'll Just Tell Your Mother We Ate It All.
I Never Did It With Baked Goods.
God Bless the Internet!
Go, Trig Boy! It's Your Birthday.
He Did Not Just Take out That Chair!
Houston, We Have a Problem!
My Date's a Flute Toting Band Dork!
Deep Conversation, Huh? Is That What You Call It?
Aged 18 Years. The Way I Like It!
Mr. Flinch... Are You Trying to Seduce Me?
Oh, Stifler's Mom!
I Was Used. Cool!
Cast & Filmmakers
Thomas Ian Nicholas
Seann W. Scott
Eddie Kaye Thomas
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Special DVD-Rom Features Including Behind-the-Scenes
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Captions & Subtitles
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