25 Movies Like ‘American Pie’: Dirty Hot Comedies

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If you love the cult comedy franchise ‘American Pie’ and would like to see more similar dirty and hot movies, then you are at the right place. In this article, we are bringing you more crazy, fun movies that will bring tears to your eyes from laughing. These are the best movies, like American Pie, and you don’t want to miss them.

1. ‘The 40-Year-Old Virgin’ (2005)

The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)

Andy Stitzer, portrayed by Steve Carell, is a man in his forties with a penchant for collecting comics and action hero figurines. He lives a content life in his own world, working at an electronics store. However, Andy’s colleagues, David (Paul Rudd), Jay (Romany Malco), and Cal (Seth Rogen), make a shocking discovery – Andy has never slept with a woman. Horrified by this revelation, they embark on a mission to help Andy find a willing partner. Despite a series of disastrous dates, hope emerges when Andy meets Trish (Catherine Keener), a beautiful single mother whom he is instantly drawn to.

2. ‘Road Trip’ (2000)

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In the movie ‘Road Trip,’ if you’ve found yourself in the unfortunate situation of cheating on your girlfriend and have failed to keep it a secret, there’s one solution that might save you: a road trip! The rules of cheating are laid out, and according to them, it’s not considered cheating if you’re in different zip codes, too drunk to remember, or if your actions cancel each other out. However, things take a turn for the worse when Josh (Breckin Meyer) accidentally films his indiscretion, and the tape gets sent to his girlfriend. In a bid to salvage his relationship, Josh embarks on a 1,800-mile journey to Texas with three friends.


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3. ‘Van Wilder: Party Liaison’ (2002)

25 Movies Like American Pie: Dirty Hot Comedies

Van Wilder cherishes the comfortable student life and has no intention of leaving his studies. With his popularity soaring, he’s the most sought-after guy on campus. However, when his father decides to cut off finances, Van takes matters into his own hands. He starts a business planning and organizing the wildest college parties ever, embracing a lifestyle of non-stop fun and entertainment.

4. ‘Sex Drive’ (2008)

25 Movies Like American Pie: Dirty Hot Comedies

In ‘Sex Drive,’ Ian, an 18-year-old who believes he’s the last virgin, works at a donut shop in a mall. He feels overshadowed by his older brother Rex, a successful ladies’ man, and even his younger brother has achieved romantic success. Frustrated, Ian turns to the internet to find a girl and encounters Ms. Tasty, an attractive blonde, on an online dating service. Despite the 500-mile distance between them, Ian is determined to make Ms. Tasty his first romantic experience.

5. ‘EuroTrip’ (2004)

EuroTrip (2004)

In this hilarious film, no real Europeans were harmed in showcasing a crazy pastime around Europe. Scotty Thomas, recently dumped by his girlfriend Fiona for a rock star and receiving a letter from his German online friend, embarks on a European adventure with three friends in search of love. Despite initial concerns about his online friend’s identity, they discover she is indeed real and attractive. The cheerful group plans for an unforgettable summer in Europe, and their journey promises to be just that.

6. ‘Old School’ (2003)

25 Movies Like American Pie: Dirty Hot Comedies

After discovering his girlfriend Heidi’s infidelity, Mitch Martin decides to move on quickly by getting a new house on the edge of the local college. His friends, Frank Ricard and Beanie Campbell facing their own personal issues, start spending more time at Mitch’s place. Frank, a former party king, resists settling down despite his marriage, while Beanie, a family man, yearns for his wild youth. Beanie suggests forming a fraternity in Mitch’s house, turning it into a hub of college entertainment. However, their fun is threatened when the new dean, Pritchard, aims to bring consequences for their antics, recalling his own wild student days.

7. ‘The Girl Next Door’ (2007)

25 Movies Like American Pie: Dirty Hot Comedies

In ‘The Girl Next Door’, while his high school peers celebrate their last year with wild antics, serious and responsible Matthew Kidman is focused on academic success, much to the pride of his parents. With excellent grades and a future at a prestigious university, Matthew aspires to become a successful politician. His responsible nature is evident as he helps his Cambodian peer, Samnang, attend school in the US. However, his world takes an unexpected turn when he becomes infatuated with his new neighbor, Danielle. The shock comes when Matthew discovers that Danielle is a former adult movie star.


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8. ‘Accepted’ (2006)

Accepted (2006)

In ‘Accepted’, a group of friends led by Bartleby creatively deceives their parents and the community by “establishing” the prestigious South Harmon Institute of Technology. However, their plan backfires when numerous other rejected high school graduates flock to the institute. As Bartleby faces the challenges of maintaining the facade, he must navigate escaping legal consequences, winning over a girl, impressing his parents, and ultimately proving that he deserves acceptance. The film explores Bartleby’s journey to overcome these hurdles and find his place at an unconventional institution.

9. ‘Superbad’ (2007)

Superbad (2007)

The film tells a cautionary tale about the coming-of-age journey of two socially maladapted boys reaching the end of high school. Evan and Seth, inseparable and heavily reliant on each other, face a challenge as they head to different colleges, forcing them to contemplate life apart. Evan, likable and fearful, contrasts with Seth, a simpleton obsessed with human sexuality. The narrative unfolds around their comedic and failed attempts to navigate relationships with girls during a single tumultuous evening that proves both horrible and humiliating, leaving audiences laughing for a lifetime.


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10. ‘Knocked Up’ (2007)

Knocked Up (2007)

Showbiz journalist Alison Scott, recently promoted, decides to celebrate her success with her older sister Debbie. During a night out, they encounter the intoxicated Ben Stone. As Debbie leaves, Alison and Ben, both inebriated, spend a passionate night together. Soon after, Alison discovers she is pregnant. Ben learns about the news, and despite their unconventional start, they decide to stay together and embark on the journey of starting a family. The twist in their lives prompts Ben to confront the need to grow up and adopt a more responsible lifestyle.

11. ‘Porky’s’ (1981)

25 Movies Like American Pie: Dirty Hot Comedies

In 1954, a group of Florida high-school guys try to help their buddy lose his virginity, which leads them to seek revenge on a sleazy nightclub owner and his redneck sheriff brother for harassing them.

12. ‘Scary Movie’ (2000)

25 Movies Like American Pie: Dirty Hot Comedies

In ‘Scary Movie,’ student Drew receives an unsettling phone call and feels someone watching her. A masked man with a knife appears in her yard. Meanwhile, Cindy and her group of friends are convinced a mysterious killer is after them. The movie is a frantic parody that humorously takes on various horror, thriller, and teen movie tropes from the past decade, including nods to megahits like Scream, ‘Sixth Sense,’ ‘I Know What You Did Last Summer,’ as well as classic horror films like ‘Friday the 13th’ and Halloween. Filled with provocation, youthful decadence, and satire, ‘Scary Movie’ delivers a comical take on the horror genre.

13. ‘Project X’ (2012)

Project X (2012)

From the director of ‘The Hangover,’ this film promises top-notch entertainment as it delves into the world of wild teenage parties. Three high school seniors decide to throw a birthday party in an attempt to gain popularity. However, as the night unfolds, events take a chaotic turn, and news of the epic party spreads rapidly, leading to unpredictable and uproarious situations.

14. ‘Can’t Hardly Wait’ (1998)

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The new generation of Huntington Hills High School has just graduated. Graduation is celebrated with a big party in one apartment. Preston comes to the party, who has been secretly in love with the beautiful and unattainable Amanda for years. After Amanda breaks up with her boyfriend, sports-obsessed Mike, Preston sees this as an opportunity to finally admit to her how he feels. William, the main nerd in the class, has some unsettled accounts with Mike. Kenny, despite being white, pretends to be black in order to lose his virginity to one of the girls present.

15. ’21 Jump Street’ (2012)

21 Jump Street (2012)

In ’21 Jump Street,’ Schmidt and Jenko, who met at the police academy, become partners in an undercover operation. Assigned to infiltrate drug-dealing circles, they use their youthful appearance to pose as high school students. Tasked with uncovering the source of synthetic drugs being sold to students, the film explores the comedic challenges and situations the duo faces while navigating the world of high school undercover.


16. ‘Neighbors’ (2014)

Neighbors (2014)

In ‘Neighbors’, a young family joyfully welcomes new neighbors who turn out to be likable, young members of a student fraternity known for organizing the best parties in town. As their lives take a tumultuous turn, the confused parents and their little baby attempt to adjust to the new situation. Simultaneously, they strive to rein in the exuberant behavior of their lively neighbors, aiming to prevent them from causing chaos and driving everyone as far away from home and society as possible. The narrative unfolds with comedic clashes between the contrasting lifestyles of the two households.

17. ‘Fast Times at Ridgemont High’ (1982)

Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)

In ‘Fast Times at Ridgemont High,’ Stacy Hamilton, a wealthy California teenager, attends Ridgemont High School and works as a waitress at a fast-food restaurant in her free time. Her best friend Linda, who already has some experience with young men, gives Stacy constant advice on how to navigate male company. Linda is interested in Mark Ratner, a peer at their school, and seeks Stacy’s guidance on pursuing him. The school also features the likable yet grumpy Jeff Spicoli, who dreams of becoming a surfing champion and enjoys marijuana. His laid-back attitude clashes with Mr. Hand, a strict American history professor who believes students are more interested in fun than learning. The film explores the intertwining lives and experiences of these high school characters.

18. ‘There’s Something About Mary’ (1997)

There’s Something About Mary (1997)

In ‘There’s Something About Mary,’ Ted has a dream come true when he is invited to the prom by the beautiful Mary Jensen, moved by his kindness to her mentally challenged brother Warren. However, the dream night turns disastrous, and Ted ends up in the hospital. Thirteen years later, now a successful writer, Ted is still thinking about Mary. Encouraged by his best friend Dom, he hires a private detective, Pat Healy, to find her. However, Pat falls for Mary and lies to Ted about her disinterest. Unaware of the deception, Ted sets off for Florida, encountering various misadventures along the way. Upon finding Mary, old feelings resurface, but Ted discovers he’s not the only one vying for her affection, leading to comedic chaos.

When he finally finds Mary, the reunion awakens old feelings. The only problem is that he is not the only one because there are many other suitors around Mary.

19. ‘Risky Business’ (1983)

Risky Business (1983)

In ‘Risky Business,’ Joel Goodsen, a hard-working and responsible seventeen-year-old, has two goals in life: to enroll in college and experience romance. His life takes an unexpected turn when his parents go on vacation, leaving their house in his care. Enter Lana, a young, desirable, and free-spirited individual with a wealth of life experience. What unfolds during Joel’s time alone with Lana becomes every parent’s nightmare and a risky adventure that challenges traditional values and introduces him to the liberating aspects of the new age. The film explores the consequences and excitement that arise as Joel navigates this unexpected journey.

20. ‘Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle’ (2004)

Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle (2004)

In ‘Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle,’ dissatisfied roommates and best friends Harold Lee and Kumar Patel decide to smoke marijuana in their apartment, leading to intense hunger. After watching a White Castle advertisement on TV, they crave burgers and invite their friends Rosenberg and Goldstein to join them. However, their friends decline, opting to watch a movie featuring Katie Holmes instead. Undeterred, Harold and Kumar embark on a journey to the nearest White Castle, only to discover that it’s closed. Determined to satisfy their craving, they decide to drive 45 minutes to another restaurant from the same chain, setting off a series of comedic misadventures.


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21. ‘Ted’ (2012)

Ted (2012)

In ‘Ted,’ lonely boy John Bennett receives a big teddy bear for Christmas, and to his surprise, Ted mysteriously comes to life, becoming John’s best friend. The boy’s parents also adapt to the idea of the living stuffed animal. As Ted gains fame, the story fast-forwards to John’s adulthood. Now a somewhat immature grown man, John enjoys a wild life with Ted, despite being in a relationship with co-worker Lori Collins. The central conflict emerges as John faces the decision of choosing between a dream girl and his incomparably fun teddy bear, highlighting the challenges of growing up and making life choices.

22. ‘Revenge of the Nerds’ (1984)

25 Movies Like American Pie: Dirty Hot Comedies

In ‘Revenge of the Nerds,’ Gilbert and Louis, benevolent nerds at Adams College, embark on their first year, unaware of the non-academic battles ahead. When the Alpha Beta fraternity and football team members become homeless, they take refuge in Gilbert and Louis’ home, forcing the nerds to sleep in the gym. Tensions rise as Louis falls for Betty Childs, the popular girlfriend of an athlete. To defend themselves against bullies, the nerds unite with their fellow misfits and begin plotting revenge, setting the stage for a comedic battle against social stereotypes and discrimination.

23. ‘Easy A’ (2010)

Easy A (2010)

In ‘Easy A,’ after high school student Olive Penderghast’s false claim about losing her virginity spreads, she draws parallels between her life and “The Scarlet Letter.” Embracing the rumor, Olive decides to use it to her advantage, leveraging the situation to improve her social and financial standing. The film explores how Olive navigates the consequences of the rumor and turns it into an unexpected opportunity, leading to surprising developments in her life.

24. ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ (2001)

Wet Hot American Summer (2001)

In ‘Wet Hot American Summer: The Last Day of Camp,’ set in 1981, the film follows the characters on the final day before the closure of Camp Firewood. As the camp’s guests and employees aim to address unfinished business and possibly indulge in brief romances, the story captures the humorous and chaotic events that unfold on this pivotal day at the camp.

25. ‘The Late Bloomer’ (2016)

The Late Bloomer (2016)

In the film, botanist Jenny and her boyfriend Owen embark on a quest to find a rare exotic orchid that supposedly blooms in the presence of true love. As Jenny receives an invitation from her mother to sell the house, she returns to her hometown and brings along the delicate orchid that requires constant care. The story likely explores the themes of love, homecoming, and the challenges associated with nurturing the elusive orchid.

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