Jim Levenstein has finally found the courage to ask his girlfriend, Michelle Flaherty to marry him. She agrees to get married, but the problems don't stop there for Jim. Now along with Paul Finch and Kevin Myers, Jim must plan the wedding. Unfortunately Steve Stifler is in town and won't let the wedding go past without having some fun himself, which includes setting up a secret bachelor party.Written by
This is the first and only American Pie film to be shot in 2.39:1 and the first to use the Super 35 format. See more »
During the bachelor party when the cop stripper is trying to get Finch to touch her, her jacket is off, in the next shot after she gets angry with Stiffler for touching her, her coat is on and she removes it again. See more »
Well, Michelle, we did it. Happy graduation.
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American Pie is a registered trademark of Don McLean. See more »
The Unrated version includes an extended bachelor party scene as well as various additions to the pre-wedding scenes. See more »
American Wedding is exactly the type of ending that suits the American Pie trilogy. It's not like the typical TV sitcom where it's feel good and lacking on humor. The traditional gross out honest humor is still present. Unfortunately not all the characters are due to scheduling conflicts.
The directors do a good job of covering the absent characters by simply not mentioning them but there lack of presence is felt. Oz isn't present during Jim's speech with the best men. Michele is the only returning female lead. Even some of the returning characters play a smaller role. Kevin is almost not seen in most of the film. He serves very little important role and is more in the background. Finch and Stifler seem to be the lead story, at times more than the wedding itself. It does work to create a funny story.
The story is well wrapped up and that hopefully means that no additional and poorly conceived sequels are made. There seems to be three rules that follow in all of these films.
1) Jim does something bizarre sexual act that embarrasses him.
2) Stifler ingest some bodily excretion
3) Finch has sex with Stifler's Mom
Obviously they've hit Stifler with about every funny excretion. The only options left are blood, pus, or earwax. Rule #2 is going to be hard to follow.
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