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R| 1 hr. 37 min.

Plot Summary
Set on the last day of camp, in the hot summer of 1981, "Wet Hot American Summer" follows a group of counselors who are each trying to complete their unfinished business before the day ends. The entire summer of pent-up sexual frustrations, unresolved post-traumatic stress, pending separations and of course, the talent show, all weigh heavily on the minds and groins of counselors and campers alike.

Cast: Janeane Garofalo , David Hyde Pierce , Michael Showalter , Marguerite Moreau , Paul Rudd , Zak Orth , Christopher Meloni , A.D. Miles

Director: David Wain

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: USA Films

Wet Hot American Summer (2001)

Release Date: July 27th, 2001|1 hr. 37 min.

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