10 Movies Similar to the American Pie Films

Updated on March 7, 2018

What is American Pie?

If you are not too sure what the American Pie films are about, then I will explain them to you. Most of them involve a group of friends getting drunk and getting into hilarious and embarrising situations. Although sometimes they aren't drunk. Furthermore, they have a friend called Stifler who is crazy. Most of the situations they get into, are down to him.

Overall, they are exceptionally funny and if you like to see embarrising moments happening to four college guys then this is the film for you. Or all of the films in the series are for you!


This film features three teenagers trying to throw a party. What does any good party need? Booze. This is where the problems start, after trying to get alcohol one of the teenagers is attacked in the shop so the cops show up. Needless to say, the other two don't know that their friend had been attacked. So they run.

At this point, you follow the two teenagers around as they try to get alcohol for the party without any money. Also you follow around the third teenager who is being "looked after" by the immature pair of cops. This film is so funny, as you follow them around getting into all sorts of trouble.

Director: Greg Mottola

Writers: Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg

Starring: Michael Cera, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse


A high school slacker is rejected by every school he applies for. What will he do to please his parents? I know, create his own institution of higher learning called the South Harmon Institute of Technology on a derelict piece of land near his hometown.

Director: Steve Pink

Writers: Adam Cooper, Bill Collage, Mark Perez

Starring: Justin Long, Jonah Hill, Blake Lively

The Girl Next Door
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The Girl Next Door

Teenagers dreams can be very far reached and never likely to happen, but this teenagers dream came true. A former porn star moves in next door, and the pair fall in love.

Director: Luke Greenfield

Writers: David Wagner, Brent Goldberg, Stuart Blumberg

Starring: Emile Hirsch, Nicholas Downs, Elisha Cuthbert

Old School
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Old School

Three friends want to relive their college days, so they decide to open a fraternity near their alma mater. Follow these three friends around, as they make the past turn back into the present. Be prepared to laugh, as this film has some comedy greats in it such as Will Ferrell!

Director: Todd Phillips

Writers: Court Crandall, Todd Phillips, Scot Armstrong

Starring: Luke Wilson, Vince Vaughn, Will Ferrell


Heartbroken after being dumped by his girlriend, a teenager decides to go on an adventure overseas to Europe with his friends. Along the way, things don't go according to plan with hilarious consequences. Look at the trailer below!

Directors: Jeff Schaffer, Alec Berg, David Mandel

Writers: Alec Berg, Jeff Schaffer, David Mandel

Starring: Scott Mechlowicz, Jacob Pitts, Michelle Trachtenberg

Sex Drive
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Sex Drive

Like any online relationship, often the person is hundreds of miles away from you. So when a high school senior develops an online relationship with a babe, naturally he takes his friends along. But will this person be real?

Director: Sean Anders

Writers: Sean Anders, John Morris, Andy Behrens

Starring: Josh Zuckerman, Amanda Crew, Clark Duke, Seth Green, James Marsden

Van Wilder: Party Liaison

Being the most popular kid on campus isn't easy, as you have to set up party's and go to them. What a shame! But he meets a beautiful journalist for the college gazette who makes him think that he is afraid to graduate, as he will then have responsibilities!

Director: Walt Becker

Writers: Brent Goldberg, David Wagner

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Tara Reid, Tim Matheson

Winter Break
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Winter Break

Deciding what to do after college is never easy, especially for these four guys. Living in Aspen, they try to figure out what they are going to do with the rest of their life.

Director: Marni Banack

Writer: Mark Botvinick

Starring: Milo Ventimiglia, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Justin Urich, Maggie Lawson, Eddie Mills

Road Trip
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Road Trip

Four friends embark on a 1800 mile trip to get an illicit tape after mistakenly being posted to a girl friend. But like any road trip, things never go quite to plan!

Director: Todd Phillips

Writers: Todd Phillips, Scot Armstrong

Starring: Breckin Meyer, Seann William Scott, Amy Smart

The 40-Year Old Virgin

Harassed by his friends about never having sex, this nerdy guy finds the pressure rising when he meets a single mother. Will he finally have sex?

Director: Judd Apatow

Writers: Steve Carell, Judd Apatow

Starring: Steve Carell, Catherine Keener, Paul Rudd


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      panos 2 years ago

      American high school 2009

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      crazyduck 3 years ago

      Yeah The Girl Next Door is more of a chick flick.

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      Thief12 3 years ago from Puerto Rico

      Haven't seen a lot of this, but I'm a huge fan of Eurotrip. I never thought I would enjoy that film so much. 40-Year Old Virgin and Old School are pretty good too. The Girl Next Door? Meh, not so much.

      Haven't seen the others.