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Superbad (2007)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  17 August 2007 (USA)
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Two co-dependent high school seniors are forced to deal with separation anxiety after their plan to stage a booze-soaked party goes awry.


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Nicola (as Aviva)
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Seth and Evan are best friends, inseparable, navigating the last weeks of high school. Usually shunned by the popular kids, Seth and Evan luck into an invitation to a party, and spend a long day, with the help of their nerdy friend Fogell, trying to score enough alcohol to lubricate the party and inebriate two girls, Jules and Becca, so they can kick-start their sex lives and go off to college with a summer full of experience and new skills. Their quest is complicated by Fogell's falling in with two inept cops who both slow and assist the plan. If they do get the liquor to the party, what then? Is sex the only rite of passage at hand? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive crude and sexual content, strong language, drinking, some drug use and a fantasy/comic violent image - all involving teens | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

17 August 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Separation Anxiety  »

Box Office


$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$33,052,411 (USA) (17 August 2007)


£6,292,890 (UK) (19 October 2007)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


The role of Officer Michaels was originally offered to Kyle Gass. See more »


When Officer Slater is driving erratically to damage the cruiser, he is not wearing a seat belt. During the crash, his seat belt is fastened but immediately afterward it's off again. See more »


[first lines]
Evan: Yo.
Seth: Hey, man, I was doing some research for next year and I think I figured out which website I wanna subscribe to. The Vag-Tastic Voyage.
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Crazy Credits

After the end credits, a repeat of Seth's (Jonah Hill) "love you" line is whispered. See more »


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User Reviews

Holy Crap This Movie Was Amazing!!!!
18 July 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Okay, so today i went to an advanced screening of this movie. It was really last minute and I didn't know much about it other than it was from the makers of The 40-Year-Old Virgin and Knocked Up and it looked pretty funny.

I expected it to be funny, but my expectations were blown out of the water. It was extremely smart and pretty much believable. Well, some of the situations are a little ridiculous, but what's a good comedy without a little nonsense? But the characters were all so awesome.

There were a few parts where i was a little uncomfortable. There are some pretty explicit drawings in it so you might not want to see it with younger siblings or parents. But I'm telling you, this movie was super funny.

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