English Title: American Reunion.
Production: USA, 2012.
Release Date: 06.04.2012 (USA).
Russian Distributor: UPI (05.04.2012).
Genre: Comedy (R).
Directors: Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg.
Starring: Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan, Seann William Scott, Tara Reid.
Running Time: 120 minutes.
The Big Party
Jason Biggs from the American Reunion film appeared in other projects of the genre like Wedding Daze (2006), Over Her Dead Body (2008) and My Best Friend’s Girl (2008), while Seann William Scott got into the more recent sports drama – Goon (2011), also voiced over the opossum Crash in the Ice Age (2002-2012) animated series, not mentioning his other several other well-known past Comedy works. Finally, Alyson Hannigan has now become a successful television actress, and continues to work in a Sitcom titled How I Met Your Mother (2005-2012).
In the new story, the former students of the East Great Falls school are planning to visit a Bachelor’s Party to get inside a whirl of half-forgotten feelings, risky pranks, all while trying to solve thier complex adult problems. For example, Jim and Michelle has got a child, though the passion is leaving their relationship and each of them looks for their own ways to deal with this problem, instead of uniting the efforts.
Steve Stifler in the American Reunion movie takes a job in the office of Prateek Duraiswamy, which represents the Indian-style boss presented by the Canadian citizen Vikram Sahay. Unnamed Stifler’s Mom still played by actress Jennifer Coolidge are mysteriously involved in various love affairs, until she gets a chance to meet Jim’s Dad, who the writers are pushing right into her arms. The fate of all the other graduates brings some unexpected surprises.
Chris «Oz» Ostreicher with the looks of Chris Klein has become moderately rich and famous due to his TV job. Paul Finch performed by Eddie Kaye Thomas in the same manner is now the main mystery man riding an expensive motorcycle, while the good-natured Kevin Myers makes the same actor Thomas Ian Nicholas to wear the brand new thick beard.
Female characters also bring in a weighty part of the original cast to the American Reunion film. When Michelle is desperately trying to breathe in the new spark into her family life, Heather presented by Mena Suvari is testing her feelings for a colleague named Dr. Ron and played by Jay Harrington. In turn, Vicky Lathum is already a successful business lady enchanted with the looks of Tara Reid, although she misses the good old days of dating Kevin, who is now married to Ellie shown by actress Charlene Amoia making a housewife out of him, since he already enjoy watching lengthy TV soap operas and cooking for his family, while the spouse works hard to earn the money.
Other second plan roles are taken by more familiar faces. Here prepare to meet Jessica played by Natasha Lyonne, and even Chuck Sherman brought by Chris Owen, who did not change his principles for the women cyber-hunting. Even the two MILF lovers are the same with the faces of John Cho and Justin Isfeld, as well as the same-sex couple, who Stifler is surprised to see. By the way, John Cho was seen in the Harold Lee role in the Harold & Kumar stories. Slightly more time is allocated to younger additions, including such actresses as Ali Cobrin and Katrina Bowden.
Kevin still remembers Vicky, while Stifler teaches Jim’s Dad to relax
Read on further about the newcomers and the humor of American Reunion.