Woke teens brand American Pie 'deeply problematic' after watching it for the first time

A group of modern teenagers recently watched the 90s teen movie American Pie for the first time and shared their thoughts.
During the 1990s and early 2000s, teen movies such as American Pie, Road Trip, and Eurotrip were popular and often told simple stories about high school students trying to lose their virginity.

American Pie, which was released in 1999 and made a box office of $235 million with a budget of $11 million, is considered a classic raunchy teen movie.

The movie follows five high school seniors who make a pact to lose their virginity before graduation, leading to funny and awkward encounters with women, including Stiffler's mom and a pie.

To see if the movie still holds up in 2023, Vice journalist Rosie Hewittson asked a group of teenagers aged 16-19 to watch classic teen movies such as American Pie, Clueless, and Dude, Where's My Car? One teenager found the movie "completely ridiculous" and believed that men treat women with more respect and equality now.
Another called the scene where Jim tries to broadcast Nadia over the internet "deeply problematic" and "a huge violation of privacy and definitely a sexual offense". The teenagers believed that a teen movie made today would not allow such behavior and that American Pie borders on incel attitudes.

However, I couldn't help but wonder if these were the thoughts of everybody watching American Pie for the first time in 2023. Therefore, I took myself over to Twitter and after a quick search, these were some of the best responses I found to people watching American Pie for the very first time:

And my personal favorite:

Even Shannon Elizabeth, famous for her role as Nadia, the foreign exchange student in American Pie, acknowledges that the movie would face challenges if it were released today.

During an appearance on Inside of You with Michael Rosenbaum earlier this year, she expressed her belief that the film would encounter issues in the wake of the #MeToo movement, particularly in reference to the scene where she is unknowingly recorded undressing. "I think that it would have gone down differently," she said.

While it is widely agreed upon that American Pie would not be produced in today's social climate, many people, including myself, still find it amusing and entertaining.

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