22 Facts About ’90s Teen Movies That Will Blow Your Mind


1. She’s All That was filmed at the same high school as Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

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2. The title 10 Things I Hate About You was meant to sound vaguely similar to The Taming Of The Shrew, the Shakespeare play that inspired its story.

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3. Ryan Phillipe was so worked up after the slapping scene with Reese Witherspoon in Cruel Intentions that he ran off set and did a real, unscripted barf.

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4. To replicate an erection in one scene of American Pie, crew members cooked a sausage, stuck it on a pencil and wrapped it in aluminum foil. It was still warm when it was placed between Jason Biggs’ legs.

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5. Elijah Wood was supposed to star opposite Melissa Joan Hart in Drive Me Crazy, but producers thought he looked too young.

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6. Alicia Silverstone actually didn’t know how to pronounce “Haitians” in the classroom scene, but producers thought it was hilarious, didn’t correct her and put in the movie.

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7. This Ford truck was not actually used in the movie.

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8. James Van Der Beek was originally considered for the role of Luke McNamara in The Skulls.

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9. The apple pie was from Costco.

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10. Never Been Kissed was James Franco’s film debut.

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11. To keep Drew Barrymore looking scared and crying, Scream director Wes Craven kept telling her real life stories about animal cruelty.

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12. The Dazed and Confused cast drank real beer for most of their scenes.

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13. M. Night Shyamalan reportedly did a script polish for She’s All That.

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14. Claire Danes’ hair was a wig.

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15. Aaron Sorkin rewrote this script before production.

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16. Lois Duncan, author of the book I Know What You Did Last Summer, has declared openly that she hates this movie.

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17. In the “peeing on a tree” scene in Linda’s yard in Election, Matthew Broderick is actually urinating.

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18. In Idle Hands, when Anton is afraid and trying to search his house, he pushes his dog into the hallway before him. During this scene, the dog has an erection.

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19. Can’t Hardly Wait was Jason Segel’s film debut.

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20. Marilyn Manson had a cameo in Jawbreaker, mostly because he was engaged to cast member Rose McGowan at the time.

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21. Melissa Joan Hart turned down the role of Jennifer.

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22. Wild Things originally had a scene with Matt Dillon and Kevin Bacon showering together.

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