Following hard on the heels of the Wayans brothers' Scary Movies s, Joel Gallen's directorial debut, Not Another Teen Movie parodies another teen-oriented genre: high school films. These are as obvious a choice for parody as horror films, as both have well defined narrative parameters and a closet full of generic conventions. For every if you'll excuse the gratuitous quoting of Scream 's Sidney Prescott"stupid girl running up the stairs when she should be running out the door," there is her teen flick counterpart, the awkward, shy girl who will blossom into a prom queen.
I suppose I should be grateful. After years of ridiculing teen movies, here's one that does it for me. It's like that soup that heats itself.
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It shared some of the same creators, none of whom were Seltzer and Friedberg. Critics trashed the movie, but it has become something of a Cult Classicand a lot of fans think it's the funniest and best spoof movie since The Naked Gun. Notably, this was the film debut of Chris Evans.
Director: Joel Gallen. Out of here. Everyone has their guilty pleasures, and Not Another Teen Movie is certainly one of mine.
Released on December 14, by Columbia Picturesthe film is a parody of teen movies. In the stereotypical high school community of John Hughes High in Southern Californiaattractive Priscilla Jaime Presslya popular cheerleaderseparates from her talented football star but slacker boyfriend, Jake Wyler Chris Evans. After Jake discovers that Priscilla is now dating timid and weird Les Riley Smith just to spite him, one of Jake's friends, Austin Eric Christian Olsenmakes a bet with him to turn Janey Briggs Chyler Leigha "uniquely rebellious girl", into the prom queen.
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