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"American Pie" is a 1999 teen sex comedy film written by Adam Herz and directed by brothers Paul and Chris Weitz, in their directorial film debut. It is the first film in the American Pie theatrical series. The film was a box-office hit and spawned three direct sequels: American Pie 2, American Wedding, and American Reunion. The film concentrates on five best friends who attend East Great Falls High. With the exception of Stifler, the guys make a pact to lose their virginity before their high school graduation. The title is borrowed from the pop song of the same name and refers to a scene in the film, in which the lead character is caught masturbating with a pie after being told that third base feels like "warm apple pie". It's also been stated by writer Adam Herz that the title also refers to the quest of losing your virginity in high school, which is as "American as apple pie.


  1. "American Pie" is a book by Peter Reinhart.
    • subjects: Cooking, Italy, United States of America
  2. "American Pie" is a 2010 JBF Awards nominated article by Alan Richman.
    • released in (6 years ago)
    • award: - James Beard Award for Magazine Feature Writing About Restaurants and/or Chefs nomination for Alan Richman
  3. "American Pie" is a book published in 1990 that was written by Margaret St. George.
    • language: English Language
    • author: Maggie Osborne
    • released in (25 years ago)


  1. "American Pie" is a song by American folk rock singer-songwriter Don McLean. Recorded and released on the American Pie album in 1971, the single was a number-one US hit for four weeks in 1972. In the UK, the single reached No. 2 on its original 1972 release and a reissue in 1991 reached No. 12. The song was listed as the No. 5 song on the RIAA project Songs of the Century. "American Pie" is considered Don McLean's magnum opus and his signature song.
    • also known as American Pie (singel Madonny), American pie (Madonna)
    • music and lyrics by Don McLean
    • award: - Grammy Award for Song of the Year nomination for Don McLean
  2. "American Pie" is the second studio album by the American singer-songwriter Don McLean, released by United Artists Records on 24 October 1971. The folk/rock album reached number one on the Billboard 200, containing the chart-topping singles "American Pie" and "Vincent." Recorded in May and June 1971 at The Record Plant in New York City, the original 1971 LP is dedicated to Buddy Holly, and was reissued in 1980 minus the track "Sister Fatima". The album was released to much acclaim, later being included in the book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die.
    • also known as American Pie (album muzyczny)
    • genres: Rock music, Folk music, Folk rock
    • released in (44 years ago)
    • award: - Grammy Award for Album of the Year nomination for Don McLean
  3. "American Pie" is a 2000 single by Madonna.
    • released on (15 years ago)
  4. "American Pie" is a musical album of Anti-Heros.
    • released in (20 years ago)
  5. American Pie: The music video of the "American Pie" song by Madonna.
    • award: - MTV Video Music Award for Best Cinematography (Director of Photography: John Mathieson) nomination for Madonna
  6. "American Pie" is a musical single of Just Luis.


  1. American Pie is a series of teen films conceived by Adam Herz. The first film in the series was released on July 9, 1999, by Universal Pictures, and became a worldwide pop culture phenomenon, spawning three direct sequels. The second and third films were released at two-year intervals, whereas the fourth film was released in 2012. From 2005 to 2009, four spin-off films were released. A ninth feature film has been announced in response to the success of the eighth film.
    • also known as Американский пирог (серия фильмов), Серия фильмов «Американский пирог», Američka pita, Филмски серијал „Америчка пита“, Filmski serijal „Američka pita“, 美国派系列电影
  2. American Pie: The Film series for the Direct-to-Video American Pie Presents film titles associated with the first three American Pie films.

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Google previewYouth Cultures (2003)

Texts, Images, and Identities by Kerry Mallan, Sharyn Pearce

But ultimately American Pie is a sex manual of its time, decked out as a male initiation rites movie with a surefire appeal to a modern cine-literate youth market. In the end, as Giroux argues, it is a much more effective vehicle than a book. Finally ...

Google previewLiberal Living Upon Narrow Means (1890)

by Christine Terhune Herrick

The American pie is an article COUNTRY BOARDING. 233.

Google previewThe Million Word Crossword Dictionary (2010)

by Stanley Newman, Daniel Stark

artist: Pointer Sisters American Notes author: Charles Dickens American Pie (1999 film) cast: Jason Biggs, Shannon Elizabeth, Alyson Hannigan, Chris Klein director: Paul Weitz ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2013)

by Andrew Smith

The typical American pie made from uncooked apples, fat, sugar, and sweet spices mixed together and baked inside a closed pie shell descends from fifteenth-century English apple pies, which, while not quite the same, are similar enough ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1917)

by Frank Moore Colby, Talcott Williams

The Great American Pie Company ...

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'American Pie' speaks to the loss that we feel. That's why that song has found the niche that it has. (Don McLean)
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