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Superbad (2007)

 -  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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Storyline

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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party | high school | friend | school | love | See more »

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Come and Get Some

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Comedy

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

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,484,456 (UK) (14 September 2007)

Gross:

£6,292,890 (UK) (19 October 2007)
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Trivia

Justin Long had a scene in the movie that was omitted due to length. See more »

Goofs

When Evan is at the first party and the six men enter the room to smoke or do cocaine, the man in the blue track jacket notices Evan in the corner and asks, "Who's that guy?" At that time he is holding a vodka bottle in his left hand and points at Evan with his right hand, which is holding a cigarette. In the next frame, when everyone turns to look at Evan, the cigarette is now in the man's left hand, and his right hand is empty. Also, the bearded man in the white hat appears to be missing the cigarette that he was just lighting seconds before. See more »

Quotes

[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

Many minor characters are credited with "porn star names" of their actors -- name of first pet plus childhood street name (e.g., Tiger Greendragon). See more »

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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Seth Rogen/Spoon (2007) See more »

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Stranglehold
Written and Performed by Ted Nugent
Courtesy of Epic Records
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User Reviews

 
Hilarious and also in many ways heartwarming.
7 October 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is one of the funniest of the 21st century. The jokes are hilarious, and it is spoken by a great cast. Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Seth Rogen, and others are excellent in their roles. The characters they play you really latch on to you. They are extremely likable in many ways. The dialogue is also superb. It's a fast moving script that gives many great lines by the end of the movie. Also at the end I sorta felt some happiness. It's one thing to make me laugh throughout, but to make a vulgar comedy like this actually make my heart warm is a very big plus. It's a film about friendship, and that message manages to find its way through all the vulgar stuff.

4 stars out of 4


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