• R, 1 hr. 29 min.
  • Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Joel Gallen
    In Theaters:
    Dec 14, 2001 Wide
    On DVD:
    Apr 30, 2002
  • Columbia Pictures


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Not Another Teen Movie Reviews

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Hollis Griffin
Common Sense Media

Teenage Wasteland -- strictly for older teens.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 2/5

January 1, 2011
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

...crude and unfunny, one of those movies that seem to be put together by cynical marketers who have reason to be convinced American moviegoers will laugh at - and celebrate - any movie that "dares" invoke scatological play and sexual titillation.

Full Review | Original Score: D

October 30, 2002
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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It was not good to see yet still more wretched excess in the jokes about characters being sprayed with vast quantities of excrement.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 2/4

December 14, 2001
James Berardinelli
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It's a bad sign that the features Not Another Teen Movie is parodying are funnier than the movie itself.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 1.5/4

December 13, 2001
Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs

Full Review Source: Three Movie Buffs | Original Score: 2.5/4

September 30, 2005
Donald Munro
Fresno Bee

Beyond the obligatory sight gags -- and a French-kiss scene that would simply stun the AARP -- much of the film elicits little more than weak giggles.

December 14, 2001
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

Too much of Not Another Teen Movie simply duplicates previous films, without adding anything.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press

December 13, 2001
Garth Franklin
Dark Horizons

Full Review Source: Dark Horizons | Original Score: 3/10

December 30, 2001
Eric D. Snider

In director Joel Gallen's attempt to spoof the genre, he has merely added another lame entry to it.

Full Review Source: EricDSnider.com | Original Score: D-

December 14, 2001
Brian Orndorf

| Original Score: 0/10

December 9, 2001
Christy Lemire
Associated Press
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Crass, misogynistic, homophobic and racist, it lacks finesse, originality and humor.

Full Review Source: Associated Press

December 14, 2001
Frank Ochieng
Movie Eye

This scattershot and dissolving satire accomplishes nothing more than recycling copycat material from the idiotic teen films of today and yesteryear it thinks it's skewering in savvy fashion.

Full Review Source: Movie Eye | Original Score: 1.5/4

March 4, 2002
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee

There simply isn't anything to say about it -- good or bad. Maybe that's because it isn't a movie at all, just a string of scenes.

Full Review Source: Sacramento Bee

December 14, 2001
Staci Layne Wilson
Fantastica Daily

If you look hard enough, you will find the inner beauty within Not Another Teen Movie. You will win the big football game, and become prom queen, too.

Full Review Source: Fantastica Daily

December 14, 2001
Jeanne Aufmuth
Palo Alto Weekly

Nothing like a vulgar teen comedy to whet a dry holiday whistle, but I'll take mine with splash of humor.

| Original Score: 2/4

December 13, 2001

No vale la pena gastar el dinero en un monumento a la estulticia y la superficialidad como es esta cinta.

Full Review Source: Moviola | Original Score: 1/4

May 7, 2002
Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer
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For the most part NATM requires passing acquaintance with the source material.

| Original Score: 2/4

December 13, 2001
Jan Stuart
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This parody of teen comedies is just teen comedy by the numbers, for those who can only count to three.

Full Review Source: Newsday

December 14, 2001
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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The makers of Not Another Teen Movie should be embarrassed that, in parodying She's All That, they copied most of the plot and then made a movie that bogs down in the same places as the original.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 0/4

December 14, 2001
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
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More often than not you'll be groaning from painful recognition rather than actually laughing.

| Original Score: 2/5

December 14, 2001
Stephen Himes
Film Snobs
June 10, 2002
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
August 12, 2002
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
August 17, 2002
Gary Brown
Houston Community Newspapers
December 18, 2001
David Ansen
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April 7, 2008
Dennis Harvey
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March 19, 2009

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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December 15, 2001

Boston Phoenix
March 24, 2002

May 28, 2002

June 1, 2002

Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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June 19, 2002

Empire Magazine
December 23, 2002

Time Out
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January 26, 2006
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