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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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Greg Mottola
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jonah Hill ... Seth
Michael Cera ... Evan
Christopher Mintz-Plasse ... Fogell
Bill Hader ... Officer Slater
Seth Rogen ... Officer Michaels
Martha MacIsaac ... Becca
Emma Stone ... Jules
Aviva Baumann ... Nicola (as Aviva)
Joe Lo Truglio ... Francis the Driver
Kevin Corrigan ... Mark
Clement Blake ... Homeless Guy (as Clement E. Blake)
Erica Vittina Phillips ... Liquor Store Cashier
Joe Nunez ... Liquor Store Clerk (as Joseph A. Nunez)
Dave Franco ... Greg the Soccer Player
Marcella Lentz-Pope ... Gaby
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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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Come and Get Some

Genres:

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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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 August 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Separation Anxiety See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$33,052,411, 19 August 2007, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$121,463,226, 21 October 2007

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$169,871,719, 4 May 2008
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (unrated)

Sound Mix:

SDDS | Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The penis drawings featured in the film are done by David Goldberg, Evan Goldberg's brother. There were close to one thousand produced, but only a handful were featured in the movie and closing credits. See more »

Goofs

When Fogell grabs the bags from the cop car they are full. When he runs the bags are clearly empty. Then later on when the bum grabs the bottle they are full again. 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

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

Alternate Versions

When released on home video, the film was made available in an unrated version that had approximately 6 minutes of extra footage (most of which is extensions to existing scenes.) See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.157 (2013) See more »

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Stranglehold
Written and Performed by Ted Nugent
Courtesy of Epic Records
By arrangement with SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT
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Hilarious and also in many ways heartwarming.
7 October 2010 | by wwe7961See 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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