“A funny, poignant camp reunion.”
              - Robert Lloyd,  LA Times

The spirit of Wet Hot American Summer is alive and well Ten Years Later”
              - Erik Adams, AV Club

“Ten Years Later is yet another sweet, painfully funny, extremely worthy follow-up to a cult classic."
             
- Tom Philip - GQ

 

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THE MOVIE SOUNDTRACK ALBUM

 

GET the record, Plus WET HOT T-SHIRTS & "HIGHER AND HIGHER" RECORD at RUSTED WAVE!

and listen to selections from the "First Day of Camp" SOUNDTRACK
from Craig Wedren on Soundcloud!


“First Day of Camp” PRESS!

Teaser

"Welcome to Camp Firewood" 1981

Showalter & Wain on Jimmy Fallon

Today Show cast interview, part 1

Today Show cast interview, part 2

Bradley Cooper remembers his sex scene with Michael Ian Black.


THE ORIGINAL MOVIE

a.k.a. WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER: Last Day of Camp

“Best comedy since 2000”

--AV CLUB:  "The 50 best comedies since 2000"

 

INFO ON WHERE TO WATCH THE MOVIE HERE  (updated 8.2.17)

Synopsis       Cast       Reviews       Music

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Wet Hot American Summer, the movie, was filmed in 28 rainy days, May & June 2000 in Wayne County, Pennsylvania. 

It premiered at the Sundance Festival in January 2001.

USA Films released the movie theatrically on July 27, 2001.

The DVD was released on January 2002, with the following elements: 

  • super high quality director-supervised transfer

  • great behind-the-scenes footage

  • tons of deleted scenes

  • audio commentary with Wain, Showalter and Garofalo

  • songs from the movie

  • production stills

  • bios and cast comments

  • alternate soundtrack with lots of added farts 

Midnight and outdoor screenings began in several cities August of 2003, and have increased in number every summer.

In August of 2011, many members of the cast celebrated the movie's 10th anniversary at the Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, highlighted in this Vulture article.

On January 21st, 2012, the original cast gathered at the San Francisco Sketchfest to perform a live radio play version of the film, which you can read about here on the Huffington Post.

SOME ARTICLES ABOUT THE MOVIE

CinemaScope "Notes on Camp: An Interview with David Wain"

The Onion AV Club's New Cult Canon: Wet Hot American Summer

Entertainment Weekly: Wet Hot 10th Anniversary Interview with Wain, Showalter, and Lo Truglio

Entertainment Weekly: The Crazy Story Behind Wet Hot American Summer

Bullseye: David Wain and Michael Showalter join Jesse to talk about their new series Wet Hot American Summer: First Day Of Camp. (AUDIO)

25 Best Cult Movies of the Century (Taste of Cinema)