- Rated: PG-13
- Run Time: 1 hours, 35 minutes
- Video: Color
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Released: December 2, 2008
- Originally Released: 2008
- Label: Paramount
- Packaging: Keep Case - Sensormatic
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
- Dolby Digital 2.0 - English
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Rolling Stone - 08/07/2008
"It's trite but true: All life is like high school. These American teens really get under your skin....You'll be totally riveted."
USA Today - 07/24/2008
"AMERICAN TEEN, a documentary set in small-town Indiana, effectively captures the highs, lows and in-betweens in way that feels authentic....AMERICAN TEEN is revealing, funny and involving."
Premiere - 07/25/2008
"AMERICAN TEEN is a film devoted to showing us the complexities of adolescent life....Each teen is likeable and relatable, drawing the viewer in to their stories..."
Entertainment Weekly - 12/19/2008
"A movie that captures Gen-Y's obsessively interactive, blog- and text-errific culture." -- Grade: B+
Total Film - 04/01/2009
3 stars out of 5 -- "[O]nce it gets its hooks in, it's as irresistible as any reality show....What really lingers is the impression that these teens feel intense and debilitating pressure to live up to unrealistic expectations."
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