Superbad

Release Date: August 17th, 2007

DVD Release Date: December 4th, 2007

R |1 hr 53 min

Plot Summary

High-school seniors Seth (Jonah Hill) and Evan (Michael Cera) have high hopes for a graduation party: The co-dependent teens plan to score booze and babes so they can become part of the in-crowd, but separation anxiety and two bored police officers (Bill Hader, Seth Rogen) complicate the pair's self-proclaimed mission.

Cast: Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Bill Hader, Seth Rogen, Martha MacIsaac, Emma Stone, Aviva

Director: Greg Mottola

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Apatow Productions

Distributors: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Keywords: Underdog , Transformation , Offbeat , Best friend , Quest , Cool , 2000s , Hilarious

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Intermittently hilarious if also interminable. show more

  • 70
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Some of the patter is funny, but the movie lacks the clever plot developments and the character nuances of a classic like "American Graffiti." And it's missing the belly laughs of earlier raunchfests "American Pie" and "There's Something About Mary." show more

  • 90
    Wall Street Journal

    What's most memorable, most striking about Superbad is the canny evocation of male friendship in all its richness and complexity. show more

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