American Teen Reviews

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April 6, 2015
This is not compelling film making; it just makes you hope that these kids will lighten up and learn to enjoy life.
March 6, 2009
It's a lightly amusing film but it's also an unchallenging one which reinforces presumptions about kids rather than surprising with new insights. It floats in the shallow end of filmmaking.
December 18, 2008
November 21, 2008
My only gripe is that the relentless pressure to be a winner in American culture is exhausting to watch.
October 18, 2008
August 8, 2008
The whirl of hormones, high hopes and hysterical drama that is high school earns its close-up in American Teen, a smart and revealing look at the Class of 2006 in Warsaw, Indiana.
August 21, 2017
American Teen succeeds in being exactly as crisp, entertaining, and useless as a romantic comedy.
August 23, 2012
The presence of a film crew may have encouraged drama.
August 15, 2011
It keeps assuring us that all is basically well.
March 13, 2011
It pains me to say it, but as far as I can see it's an extended and slightly better crafted example of those fake 'reality TV' shows.
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