Plot[ edit ] In the stereotypical high school community of John Hughes High in Southern California , attractive Priscilla Jaime Pressly , a popular cheerleader , separates 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 Olsen , makes a bet with him to turn Janey Briggs Chyler Leigh , a "uniquely rebellious girl", into the prom queen. Jake attempts to court Janey's love, but faces adversity from his own sister, Catherine Mia Kirshner , who is sexually attracted to him ; Janey's unnoticed admirer and best friend, Ricky Lipman Eric Jungmann ; and memories from his past football career. Catherine eventually assists her brother by slightly altering Janey's appearance by simply removing her glasses and ponytail , instantly making her drop dead gorgeous.
And part of the fun is ticking them all off in your mind if you're a movie geek like me. NATM has two levels and target audiences. For teens who have seen all the recent flicks, it's a direct, Mad magazine style parody. For 30 somethings like me, it's an homage to the 80's flicks. The opening scene is an obvious "American Pie" spoof, but in a much more subtle way, it's drawing on "Sixteen Candles".
The film is set in Beverly Hills It is based on Meg Cabot's novel of the same name. The film follows high school senior Ferris Bueller, who skips school and spends the day in A high school senior Mae Whitman instigates a social pecking order revolution after