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Superbad

Rated R for pervasive crude and sexual content, strong language, drinking, some drug use and a fantasy/comic violent image - all.

R In Theaters 08/17/2007 , 112min.
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Plot & Details

Operating under the assumption that by procuring alcohol for an upcoming party they will finally be able to break their longstanding losing streak with the fairer sex, socially inept high school seniors Evan (Michael Cera) and Seth (Jonah Hill) set out to secure the adult beverages that could get them off of the geek list before they even attend college orientation. Evan is a bright young student whose outward sweetness belies his suffocating fear of heading off to college without his lifelong best friend Seth -- a hormone-driven mischief-maker who wasn't accepted to the same school as Evan. But Evan and Seth both know that college is a place of personal reinvention, and that if they are able to make that first leap together they will have forged a bond powerful enough to last a lifetime. Meanwhile, Evan and Seth's friend Fogell (Christopher Mintz-Plasse) acquires a hastily rendered fake I.D. that instantly endears him to a pair of truly irresponsible cops (Bill Hader and Seth Rogen). Penned by co-star Rogen in collaboration with former Da Ali G Show co-writer Evan Goldberg, the semi-autobiographical SuperBad was produced by Judd Apatow and directed by Greg Mottola -- who previously helmed episodes of Undeclared and Arrested Development.

Austin Film Critics

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2007 Austin Film Critics Best Breakthrough Artist Michael Cera Won

Broadcast Film Critics Association

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2007 Broadcast Film Critics Association Best Comedy Film Nominated
2007 Broadcast Film Critics Association Best Young Actor Michael Cera Nominated

Chicago Film Critics Association

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2007 Chicago Film Critics Association Most Promising Performer Michael Cera Won

Detroit Film Critics Society

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2007 Detroit Film Critics Society Best Newcomer Michael Cera Nominated

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