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American Reunion (2012)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $56,758,835Details
International Box Office $180,040,376
Worldwide Box Office $236,799,211
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $18,633,336 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $6,736,372 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $25,369,708
Further financial details...

  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer


In the comedy American Reunion, all the American Pie characters we met a little more than a decade ago return to East Great Falls for their high-school reunion. In one long-overdue weekend, they will discover what has changed, who hasn't and that time and distance can't break the bonds of friendship. It was summer 1999 when four small-town Michigan boys began a quest to lose their virginity. In the years that have passed, Jim and Michelle married while Kevin and Vicky said goodbye. Oz and Heather grew apart, but Finch still longs for Stifler's mom. Now these lifelong friends have come home as adults to reminisce about - and get inspired by - the hormonal teens who launched a comedy legend.


Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
43% - Rotten
63% - Upright

Movie Details

Production Budget:$50,000,000
Domestic Releases: April 6th, 2012 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: July 10th, 2012 by Universal Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for crude and sexual content throughout, nudity, language, brief drug use and teen drinking.
(Rating bulletin 2204, 1/4/2012)
Running Time: 112 minutes
Franchise: American Pie
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Keywords: High School Reunions, Family Reunion, Delayed Sequel, Delayed Adulthood
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Universal Pictures, Relativity Media, Practical Pictures, Zide Pictures
Production Countries: United States


   Jim Levenstein
   Steve Stifler
Jon Cho    MILF Guy #2
Jennifer Coolidge    Stifler's Mom
   Jim's Dad
Dania Ramirez    Selena
Katrina Bowden    Mia
Jay Harrington    Dr. Ron
Ali Cobrin    Kara
Chuck Hittinger    AJ
Shannon Elizabeth    Nadia
Chris Owen    Sherman
Justin Isfeld    MILF Guy #1
Charlene Amoia    Ellie
Jesse Malinowski    Kyle
Robert Hayes    Bo
Vik Sahay    Prateek Duraiswamy
Stevie Ray Dallimore    Kara's Dad
Kim Wallen    Kara's Mom
Neil Patrick Harris    Celebrity Dance-Off Host
George Christopher Bianchi    Evan
Jennifer Bell    Madison
Autumn Dial    Alexa
Rebecca Field    Loni
Vince Pisani    Male Alum
Terri James    Female Alum
Jen Kober    Ingrid
Raheem Babalola    Deshaun
Valarie Kobrovsky    Prateek's Hot Girlfriend
Benjamin G. Arthur    Chester
Hart Turner    Reed
Matt Mangum    Adam
Molly Cheek    Jim's Mom
Brian Mahoney    Police Officer
Chad Ochocinco    Himself
Zane Wind    Mitch
Randy Hurwitz    Mom at Party
Helenna Santos Levy    Oz Fan
Michael Beasley    Reggie
Pam Green    Ali
Joseph Kaiser    Jim (13 yrs.)
Michael May    Stifler (13 yrs.)
Logan Van Sickle    Oz (13 yrs.)
Chase Krepp    Kevin (13 yrs.)
Maximiliano Wissinger    Finch (13 yrs.)
John Jason Bailey    Random Alumni
Elizabeth Shea Hurwitz    Baby at Party
Rod C. Rich    Bar Mitzvah Dad
Jenna Willis    Computer Voice

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Jon Hurwitz
Screenwriter    Hayden Schlossberg
Character Creator    Adam Herz
Producer    Craig Perry
Producer    Warren Zide
Producer    Chris Moore
Producer    Adam Herz
Executive Producer    Louis G. Friedman
Executive Producer    Paul Weitz
Executive Producer    Chris Weitz
Executive Producer    Seann William Scott
Executive Producer    Jason Biggs
Director of Photography    Daryn Okada
Production Designer    William Arnold
Editor    Jeff Betancourt
Costume Designer    Mona May
Composer    Lyle Workman
Music Supervisor    Jojo Villanueva
Unit Production Manager    Louis G. Friedman
First Assistant Director    Stephan X. Apicella
Second Assistant Director    Justin L. Ritson
Art Director    Elliott Glick
Set Decorator    David Smith
Senior Set Designer    Cameron Beasley
Set Designer    Danny Brown

DVD Sales: New Releases in a Feud with Holdovers

August 14th, 2012

There were not a lot of new releases to make an impact on the DVD sales chart this week. However, we did have a new number one, as Hatfields and McCoys DVD sold 363,000 units and generated $7.25 million in revenue. That's an excellent start for a TV mini-series. More...

DVD Sales: New Releases Were Silent

August 7th, 2012

There was only one new release to chart on this week's DVD sales chart this week, and it didn't even reach the top ten. This left The Three Stooges in first place with 182,000 units / $3.62 million for the week, lifting its totals to 601,000 units / $12.02 million. More...

DVD Sales: Number One for Three

July 31st, 2012

New releases dominated the DVD sales chart taking three of the top five spots and six of the top eleven. This includes a new number one film, The Three Stooges, which sold 378,000 units while generating $7.55 million in opening week revenue. This is a good start compared to its theatrical run, but not a great start. Additionally, it didn't have a strong theatrical run, so this is more damning it with faint praise. More...

Blu-ray Sales: Reunions Make People Blu

July 24th, 2012

There were only two new releases to chart this week, but one of them, American Reunion, led the way with 352,000 units / $7.04 million. Its opening week Blu-ray share was 46%, which is excellent for a comedy. On the other hand, it has missed expectations nearly every step of the way, so this isn't enough to make the studio really happy. More...

DVD Sales: Four Hundred Thousand Reunite with American Pie Franchise

July 23rd, 2012

New releases were not exactly plentiful this week on the DVD sales chart, but we did have a new film on top of the chart. American Reunion sold 411,000 units and generated $6.57 million in opening week sales. That's below expectations, but it also struggled theatrically, so it's not a surprise. More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for July 10th, 2012

July 9th, 2012

Like last week, it's another really slow week on the home market. Unlike last week, there is at least one first run release coming out. American Reunion should lead the way in terms of sales, but given its reviews and its box office struggles, it won't be a major player. As for the best new release, there are a few interesting titles, like Dark Shadows: The Complete Original Series (Deluxe Edition). But in the end I went with Adventure Time: Complete First Season is the release I'm most looking forward to seeing. (The screener is late, but I will get to the review ASAP after it arrives.) More...

International Box Office: Avengers Crack Top Five All-Time

May 23rd, 2012

The Avengers remained on top of the international chart for the fourth weekend in a row and that helped it reach fourth place on the all time worldwide chart. Over the weekend it pulled in $59.1 million giving it totals of $726.4 million internationally and $1.18 billion worldwide. To put this into perspective, if the film had earned $700 million worldwide, it would have been considered a smash hit and it would have broken even before the home market. The film was pushed into second place in the U.K. with $4.45 million on 496 screens over the weekend, but it has $71.11 million in that market, making it the film's biggest single intentional market. China is right behind with $69.3 million. It has also topped $50 million in Mexico ($3.27 million on 1,757 screens over the weekend for a total of $53.53 million) and in Brazil ($5.40 million on 915 screens over the weekend for a total of $50.49 million). The film has yet to open in Japan and by the time it does, it will likely have overtaken Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part II for third place on the all-time chart. More...

International Box Office: Avengers are Billionaires

May 16th, 2012

The Avengers reached the $1 billion worldwide milestone in a mere 19 days, tying the record set by Avatar and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part II. However, this is even more impressive, as The Avengers opened domestically one week later than it opened internationally. Over the weekend the film added $93.8 million on 17,104 screens in 54 markets for totals of $635.1 million internationally and $1.01 billion worldwide. It is the first Marvel film to reach this milestone, but amazingly the fifth Disney movie to do so. There have only been twelve films to reach $1 billion worldwide, and Disney have made five of them. More...

International Box Office: Avengers were Hungry for More

May 9th, 2012

The Avengers crushed the competition on the international chart this week and held on so well that it became the biggest hit on the worldwide chart for 2012, overtaking The Hunger Games. Over the weekend it managed $151.5 million on 12,410 screens in 52 markets for totals of $475.8 million internationally and $683.2 million worldwide. It just pushed Forrest Gump out of the top 50 on the All Time chart and is climbing the ranks quickly. By the end of business on Monday, it had topped $700 million worldwide and will be fighting for a spot in the top 40 before the weekend begins. More...

International Box Office: Avengers are Marvelous

May 3rd, 2012

The weekend international numbers came in a little late for two main reasons. Firstly, it was May Day. In North America the normal reaction to that is, "Huh?" (My knowledge of the holiday is limited to a joke on Red Dwarf.) But internationally, it's a pretty big deal. Secondly, it takes a long time to count to $200 million, which what The Avengers made. Technically, it made $185.1 million on 12,152 screens in 39 markets over the weekend, for a total opening of $218.2 million. To put this into perspective, this is more than Captain America made in total on the international scene, as well as both of the Hulk films. It is possible that the film will reach $300 million internationally by the end of business on Thursday, while by the end of this weekend, it will be one of the biggest hits Marvel has produced. More...

International Box Office: Battle on the High Seas

April 26th, 2012

For the second weekend in a row, Battleship and Titanic 3D were battling for top spot on the international chart, but this week Battleship came out on top. It managed $60 million on 9,038 screens in 50 markets for an early total of $131.1 million. The film opened in second place in China with $17 million on 2,287 screens, while it placed first in Russia with $11.20 million on 809. It also maintained first place in a trio of major markets, led by South Korea with $3.44 million on 624 screens over the weekend for a total of $12.68 million. It also repeated on top in Germany ($2.16 million on 637 screens for a total of $7.39 million) and in the U.K. ($2.06 million on 497 screens for a total of $9.80 million). More...

International Box Office: Titanic International Run Would Sink an Iceberg

April 18th, 2012

Titanic 3D had an insane second weekend on re-release on the international chart earning $98.90 million on 10,066 screens in 69 markets for totals of $157.15 million internationally and $201.87 million worldwide. Its complete total is now $2.04 billion, which is a stunning figure. The majority of the film's weekend haul came from China, where it broke records with $67 million, which broke Transformers: Dark of the Moon's record opening weekend in that market. The film remained in top spot in Russia with $3.15 million on 972 screens for a total of $10.34 million after two. Its total in the U.K. rose to $12.68 million after two weeks of release, including $2.87 million on 429 screens this past weekend. At this point, I can imagine studio heads looking at every film that earned more than $300 million and trying to figure out if they can be converted to 3D or not. If it only costs $18 million to convert a film and it can make $200 million worldwide, it's an easy way to make money. Of course, it's also an easy way to over-saturate the market to the point of no return. More...

Weekend Wrap-Up: It's All Fun and Games Till the Box Office Falls

April 16th, 2012

The overall box office went about as well as expected over the weekend; however, that's not particularly good news, as expectations were low to begin with. The Hunger Games remained on top of the box office for the fourth time, making it the first film since Avatar to accomplish that feat. However, there wasn't a lot of celebrate over the weekend, as the box office fell 8% from last weekend to $114 million. More importantly, this was 12% lower than the same weekend last year, making this the worst year-over-year decline of 2012. That said, 2012 still has a massive lead on 2011 up $2.98 billion to $2.50 billion and if the summer is as good as the first part of the year was, that lead will be even greater by the time the Fall rolls around. More...

Weekend Predictions: Will New Releases Finally Satisfy Box Office Hunger?

April 12th, 2012

After a fantastic three-month run in which 2012 only lost once in the year-over-year comparison and built a 20% lead over 2011, it looks like the box office is returning normal. This weekend there are three films opening wide: The Cabin in the Woods, Lockout, and The Three Stooges. However, despite the number of new releases, there are many who think The Hunger Games will remain on top for the fourth weekend in a row. This would be terrible news for everyone, with the possible exception of Lionsgate, which is the distributor for both The Hunger Games and The Cabin in the Woods, as it is a sign of profound weakness at the box office. How weak is the box office? There is a chance that all three films combined won't open with as much as last year's number one film, Rio, opened with. And there's a chance none of the new wide releases will open with as much as the second place film, Scream 4, opened with. There's little hope 2012 will walk away with a win this time around. More...

Contest: Uniting People with Prizes: Winning Announcement

April 12th, 2012

The winners of our Uniting People with Prizes contest were determined and they are... More...

International Box Office: Wrath is Titanic Internationally

April 11th, 2012

Wrath of the Titans is really struggling domestically, but it could mitigate some of the losses here with its box office numbers internationally. This weekend it added $42.1 million on 13,070 screens in 61 markets for a total of $151.6 million. Its best market of the weekend was Russia, where it earned $4.09 million on 1,116 screens over the weekend for a total of $19.55 million after two. It has yet to open in Japan, and if it can get to $300 million worldwide, it should break even very early in the film's home market run. More...

Weekend Wrap-Up: Box Office Feels Hunger Pangs

April 9th, 2012

There's good news and bad news at the box office this weekend. The good news was The Hunger Games, which not only earned its third first place finish on the chart, but it also held on better than expected and crossed a major milestone. The bad news was practically everything else. Neither American Reunion or Titanic 3D matched expectations, while the overall box office suffered as a result falling 17% to $123 million. Fortunately, this was higher than last year by a margin of 6%. Year-to-date, 2012 is still ahead of 2011 with $2.81 billion to $2.34 billion. Unfortunately, we needed the new releases this weekend to be stronger if we have a chance of winning over the next couple weekends. More...

Weekend Predictions: Can 3D Stop a Threepeat? Or Will Reunion Rule?

April 5th, 2012

A trio of films are looking to grab top spot on the box office chart this weekend. Some think American Reunion will win. It is the latest installment in a very popular franchise, one that hasn't had a theatrical release in almost nine years. Some think Titanic 3D will lead the way. It is a 3D re-release of the second-biggest hit of all time. While still others think The Hunger Games will win for the third weekend in a row. It is by far the biggest hit of the year and topped the chart on Wednesday, despite the debut of Titanic. All three films are have a chance to make more than $30 million over the weekend. On the other hand, this weekend last year, no films made more than $30 million and only one, Hop, made more than $20 million. This means 2012 should win with ease. More...

2012 Preview: April

April 1st, 2012

There's good news / bad news going forward into April. First the good news, aside from one week where we saw a minor dip, March was fantastic. There were a number of films beating expectations and the overall the month was even stronger than predicted. As of this weekend, the box office is now 20% higher than the same pace last year. The bad news? That winning streak will certainly come to an end in April. Last year, there was one film that reached $200 million, Fast Five, plus two others that reached $100 million, Hop and Rio. Granted, due to the shifting calendar, Hop is actually being compared to the last weekend in March, so this April only needs one $200 million hit and a $150 million hit to keep pace. But even so, there's almost no chance that will happen. In fact, there's a chance that we might not have one film topping $100 million this year. Only three films have a real shot at this milestone: American Reunion, Five-Year Engagement, and Titanic 3D. And quite frankly, only the first one has a 50/50 chance of getting there. We will likely see 2012 shed some of its lead over 2011, but it should still end the month with a solid year-over-year lead. More...

Contest: Uniting People with Prizes

March 30th, 2012

Next Friday there is only one wide release coming out, American Reunion. (Titanic is getting its 3-D re-release, but it makes its theatrical debut on Wednesday.) Clearly it should be the target film in this week's box office prediction contest. In order to win, one must simply predict the opening weekend box office number for American Reunion. Whoever comes the closest to predicting the film's opening 3-day weekend box office (Friday to Sunday), without going over, will win a copy of The Adventures Of Chuck And Friends: Friends To The Finish on DVD. Meanwhile, whoever comes the closest to predicting the film's opening 3-day weekend box office (Friday to Sunday), without going under, will win a copy of Breaking Wind on DVD. Entries must be received by 10 a.m., Pacific Time on Friday to be eligible, so don't delay! More...

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Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/04/06 2 $9,272,760   3,192 $2,905   $9,272,760 1
2012/04/07 2 $7,485,240 -19% 3,192 $2,345   $16,758,000 2
2012/04/08 2 $4,756,080 -36% 3,192 $1,490   $21,514,080 3
2012/04/09 2 $2,282,285 -52% 3,192 $715   $23,796,365 4
2012/04/10 2 $2,250,360 -1% 3,192 $705   $26,046,725 5
2012/04/11 2 $1,643,880 -27% 3,192 $515   $27,690,605 6
2012/04/12 2 $1,548,120 -6% 3,192 $485   $29,238,725 7
2012/04/13 4 $3,427,210 +121% 3,203 $1,070   $32,665,935 8
2012/04/14 5 $4,404,125 +29% 3,203 $1,375   $37,070,060 9
2012/04/15 5 $2,642,475 -40% 3,203 $825   $39,712,535 10
2012/04/16 3 $832,885 -68% 3,203 $260   $40,545,420 11
2012/04/17 3 $1,008,945 +21% 3,203 $315   $41,554,365 12
2012/04/18 3 $736,690 -27% 3,203 $230   $42,291,055 13
2012/04/19 3 $752,705 +2% 3,203 $235   $43,043,760 14
2012/04/20 7 $1,668,150 +122% 3,033 $550   $44,711,910 15
2012/04/21 7 $2,335,410 +40% 3,033 $770   $47,047,320 16
2012/04/22 7 $1,471,005 -37% 3,033 $485   $48,518,325 17
2012/04/23 6 $485,025 -67% 3,033 $160   $49,003,350 18
2012/04/24 6 $636,930 +31% 3,033 $210   $49,640,280 19
2012/04/25 6 $454,955 -29% 3,033 $150   $50,095,235 20
2012/04/26 6 $468,600 +3% 3,033 $155   $50,563,835 21
2012/04/27 - $915,450 +95% 2,154 $425   $51,479,285 22
2012/04/28 - $1,313,940 +44% 2,154 $610   $52,793,225 23
2012/04/29 - $678,510 -48% 2,154 $315   $53,471,735 24
2012/04/30 12 $237,025 -65% 2,154 $110   $53,708,760 25
2012/05/01 10 $333,555 +41% 2,154 $155   $54,042,315 26
2012/05/02 11 $236,665 -29% 2,154 $110   $54,278,980 27
2012/05/03 11 $204,630 -14% 2,154 $95   $54,483,610 28
2012/05/04 - $278,190 +36% 856 $325   $54,761,800 29
2012/05/05 - $342,400 +23% 856 $400   $55,104,200 30
2012/05/06 - $196,880 -43% 856 $230   $55,301,080 31
2012/05/07 - $68,480 -65% 856 $80   $55,369,560 32
2012/05/08 - $102,720 +50% 856 $120   $55,472,280 33
2012/05/09 - $72,760 -29% 856 $85   $55,545,040 34
2012/05/10 - $72,700 n/c 856 $85   $55,617,740 35
2012/05/11 - $145,880 +101% 521 $280   $55,763,620 36
2012/05/12 - $195,375 +34% 521 $375   $55,958,995 37
2012/05/13 - $91,175 -53% 521 $175   $56,050,170 38
2012/05/14 - $41,680 -54% 521 $80   $56,091,850 39
2012/05/15 - $62,520 +50% 521 $120   $56,154,370 40
2012/05/16 - $36,210 -42% 426 $85   $56,190,580 41
2012/05/17 - $40,470 +12% 426 $95   $56,231,050 42
2012/05/18 - $78,300 +93% 290 $270   $56,309,350 43
2012/05/19 - $108,755 +39% 290 $375   $56,418,105 44
2012/05/20 - $76,850 -29% 290 $265   $56,494,955 45
2012/05/21 - $30,450 -60% 290 $105   $56,525,405 46
2012/05/22 - $23,200 -24% 290 $80   $56,548,605 47
2012/05/23 - $18,850 -19% 290 $65   $56,567,455 48
2012/05/24 - $24,650 +31% 290 $85   $56,592,105 49
2012/05/25 - $30,525 +24% 165 $185   $56,622,630 50
2012/05/26 - $52,775 +73% 165 $320   $56,675,405 51
2012/05/27 - $31,350 -41% 165 $190   $56,706,755 52
2012/05/28 - $17,325 -45% 165 $105   $56,724,080 53
2012/05/29 - $12,500 -28% 165 $76   $56,736,580 54
2012/05/30 - $9,880 -21% 165 $60   $56,746,460 55
2012/05/31 - $12,375 +25% 165 $75   $56,758,835 56

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/04/06 2 $21,514,080   3,192 $6,740   $21,514,080 3
2012/04/13 5 $10,473,810 -51% 3,203 $3,270   $39,712,535 10
2012/04/20 7 $5,474,565 -48% 3,033 $1,805   $48,518,325 17
2012/04/27 12 $2,907,900 -47% 2,154 $1,350   $53,471,735 24
2012/05/04 14 $817,470 -72% 856 $955   $55,301,080 31
2012/05/11 18 $432,430 -47% 521 $830   $56,050,170 38
2012/05/18 23 $263,905 -39% 290 $910   $56,494,955 45
2012/05/25 28 $114,650 -57% 165 $695   $56,706,755 52

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
7/15/20121443,546 443,546$7,092,301$7,092,3011
7/22/20122158,155-64% 601,701$3,156,774$10,249,0742
7/29/20123110,523-30% 712,224$2,201,618$12,450,6923
8/5/2012596,525-13% 808,749$1,757,720$14,208,4134
8/12/20121342,062-56% 850,811$737,347$14,945,7605
8/19/20121829,377-30% 880,188$530,255$15,476,0146
8/26/20121730,161+3% 910,349$471,416$15,947,4317
9/2/20122520,777-31% 931,126$310,201$16,257,6328

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
7/15/20121170,038 170,038$3,599,704$3,599,7041
7/22/2012648,156-72% 218,194$988,164$4,587,8682
7/29/2012820,233-58% 238,427$505,022$5,092,8903
8/5/2012914,786-27% 253,213$346,141$5,439,0314
8/12/2012188,591-42% 261,804$195,266$5,634,2975
8/19/20121710,674+24% 272,478$236,431$5,870,7286

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