American Pie

American Pie

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Director: Paul Weitz

Cast: Jason Biggs, Shannon Elizabeth, Alyson Hannigan

     
 

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It's said that most American men think about sex once every two or three minutes, but this statistic would seriously underestimate the horniness of Jim (Jason Biggs), a high school senior in suburban Michigan. Jim is thoroughly obsessed with sex, a fact of which his parents become aware when they discover him performing the sin of Onan with a gym sock while watching… See more details below

Overview

It's said that most American men think about sex once every two or three minutes, but this statistic would seriously underestimate the horniness of Jim (Jason Biggs), a high school senior in suburban Michigan. Jim is thoroughly obsessed with sex, a fact of which his parents become aware when they discover him performing the sin of Onan with a gym sock while watching scrambled pay-per-view porn. Jim's buddies Kevin (Thomas Ian Nicholas), Finch (Eddie Kaye Thomas), and Oz (Chris Klein) are no less anxious to relieve themselves of their virginity, so they all make a pledge: they will go to bed with a woman in the three weeks before senior prom or die trying. Kevin appears to have the advantage, since he already has a girlfriend, Vicky (Tara Reid), but before he ventures into the Final Frontier, Kevin is urged to consult "The Bible," a hand-written how-to manual possessing erotic wisdom passed down through the ages. Oz is a good-looking jock who is actually a nice guy -- which is part of the problem, since he has his heart set on a nice girl, Heather (Mena Suvari), who does not seem the type to leap into bed within 21 days. Finch has no immediate prospects, though Jessica (Natasha Lyonne) is in a position to know if those rumors about him are true. And Jim is a truly hopeless case -- after his attempted seduction of beautiful Czech exchange student Nadia (Shannon Elizabeth) turns out to be a disaster, he ends up going to the prom with Michelle (Alyson Hannigan), an annoyingly chatty band geek who does, however, have a fascinating story about a flute. American Pie was the directorial debut of Paul Weitz, who, along with his brother Chris Weitz (who served as producer), previously wrote several screenplays, including Antz and Madeline (where they presumably worked all their wholesome ideas out of their system).

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Product Details

Release Date:
07/24/2007
UPC:
0025192365522
Original Release:
1999
Rating:
R
Source:
Universal Studios
Region Code:
1
Time:
1:36:00

Special Features

Spotlight on Location; Feature commentary with director Paul Weitz, producer Chris Weitz, writer Adam Herz, and cast members Eddie Kaye Thomas, Jason Biggs and Seann William Scott; Outtakes; Universal Records soundtrack presentation; Music highlights; Classic quotes; Production notes; Cast and filmmakers; Theatrical trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jason Biggs Jim Levinstein
Shannon Elizabeth Nadia
Alyson Hannigan Michelle Flaherty
Chris Klein Oz
Natasha Lyonne Jessica
Seann William Scott Steve Stifler
Thomas Ian Nicholas Kevin
Tara Reid Vicky
Mena Suvari Heather
Eddie Kaye Thomas Finch
Eugene Levy Jim's Dad
Jennifer Coolidge Stifler's Mom
Chris Owen Sherman
Clyde Kusatsu English Teacher
Lawrence Pressman Coach Marshall
Molly Cheek Jim's Mom
James DeBello Enthusiastic Guy
Christina Milian Band Member
John Cho John

Technical Credits
Paul Weitz Director
Chris Bender Co-producer
Richard Crudo Cinematographer
Leesa Evans Costumes/Costume Designer
Louis G. Friedman Co-producer
Cameron Hamza Sound/Sound Designer
Adam Herz Screenwriter
Gary Jones Musical Direction/Supervision
David Lawrence Score Composer
Josh Lusby Set Decoration/Design
Joseph Middleton Casting
Chris Moore Producer
Priscilla Nedd-Friendly Editor
Craig Perry Producer
Paul Peters Art Director,Production Designer
J.B. Rogers Associate Producer
Chris Weitz Producer
Amy Wells Set Decoration/Design
Warren Zide Producer

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- American Pie [Unrated Collector's Edition] [P&S]
1. Illegal Channels [1:38]
2. Main Titles [2:21]
3. The Virgins [2:18]
4. Stifler's Party [5:59]
5. The Pale Ale [4:28]
6. The Pact [7:19]
7. A Father-Son Chat [3:45]
8. The Bible [3:39]
9. Just Like Pie [4:19]
10. By the Book [6:53]
11. Nadia on the Net [17:23]
12. Stifler's Revenge [3:30]
13. Something More Important [4:00]
14. I'm Gonna Have Sex! [3:20]
15. The Prom [5:44]
16. The Palace of Love [10:25]
17. The Next Step [4:13]
18. End Titles [4:00]

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