The 2001 comedy Wet Hot American Summer wasn't exactly a blockbuster at the box office, earning only $295,206 in limited release. Nevertheless, Wet Hot American Summer has amassed a huge cult following over the years, holding an 85% approval rating on review aggregate site Rotten Tomatoes — with some fans considering it to be one of the best comedies of the decade, if not of all time.
Written by The State alumni Michael Showalter and David Wain, who also directed, Wet Hot American Summer is an irreverent and hilarious look at the summer camp movie genre filled with soon-to-be-movie-stars like Paul Rudd (who worked with Wain again on Role Models and ), Elizabeth Banks (Our Idiot Brother, the upcoming Hunger Games), and Bradley Cooper (The Hangover, The Hangover Part II), in what was his first movie role. who said a sequel will absolutely happen? >> Posted 02.10.12 by Ryan