Not Another Teen Movie

The natural habitat for gross-out humour is the classroom. Buff jock Jake (Evans) bets he can transform 16-year-old misfit Janey (Leigh) into a popular princess by prom night. Cue sketches oozing references to Pretty in Pink, The Breakfast Club, Grease, The Karate Kid and other contemporary rom coms. Despite spot-on pop video visuals and soundtrack, this rarely offsets grossness with wit, and the lurid opening American Pie scene can't outdo the tongue-in-cheek original. Suffer through the flurry of incest and loose-bowel gags, however, for a few great bad-taste laughs: a cheerleader with Tourette's syndrome; Janey serenaded with an Aerosmith song, to shocking effect.

Release details

Duration: 89 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Joel Gallen
Screenwriter: Michael G Bender, Adam Jay Epstein, Andrew Jacobson, Phil Beauman, Buddy Johnson
Cast: Chyler Leigh
Chris Evans
Jaime Pressly
Eric Christian Olsen
Mia Kirshner
Deon Richmond
Eric Jungmann
Ron Lester
Cody McMains
Sam Huntington
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