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AMERICAN REUNION (2012)
WHAT THE CRITICS ARE SAYING
 
Release Date: April 6, 2012
Studio: Universal Pictures
Director: Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg
Screenwriter: Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg
Starring: Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan
Genre: Comedy
MPAA Rating: R

****

40% Positive

The Consensus:

"It'll provide sweetly nostalgic comfort food for fans of the franchise, but American Reunion fails to do anything truly new or interesting -- or even very funny -- with the characters."

Source: Rotten Tomatoes

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Review Samplings:

LOVED IT!
Ricardo Baca, Denver Post

"Yes, American Reunion is a juvenile outing. They steal jet skis and defecate in beer coolers. They cheat on their girlfriends and lie to their best friends. But what did you expect?"

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LIKED IT!
Teddy Durgin, Screen It!

"Look, folks. This ain't 'The Big Chill.' But for what it is, it's pretty darn enjoyable even if the beats of the screenplay are way too familiar."

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DISLIKED IT!
Claudia Puig, USA Today

"A strained, relentless quest for gross-out humor and outlandish sexual escapades."

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When reading reviews remember:
"Critics are like eunuchs in a harem; they know how its done, they've seen it done every day, but they're unable to do it themselves."
--Brendan Behan (successful Irish dramatist)

"Having the critics praise you is like having the hangman say you've got a pretty neck."
--Eli Wallach (award winning screen actor)
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