Superbad Synopsis
Co-dependent teens (Jonah Hill, Michael Cera) hope to score booze and babes at a party.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
For pure laughs, for the experience of just sitting in a chair and breaking up every minute or so, Superbad is 2007's most successful...
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Wall Street Journal

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

By Peter Travers
It helps that the fun doesn't stop. It helps even more that the pitch-perfect script doesn’t step out of character for a joke.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The movie is astonishingly foul-mouthed, but in a fluent, confident way where the point isn't the dirty words, but the flow and rhythm, and...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Intermittently hilarious if also interminable.
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New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
There is a hint of sentimentality among the pals at the end, but not enough to offset the film's harmless combination of camaraderie and...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Side-splitting laughter, along with some powerful cringing, are likely to be audiences' dominant reactions.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Superbad is cute if you like guys who aren't even remotely bad, in a coming-of-age tale so old-fashioned the girls might just as well be...
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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...
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
As films about the young and the horny go, I preferred the smarter approach director Jeffrey Blitz takes in "Rocket Science."
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By mrgskiit
Enough said....

I will be the Iron Chef of V**

By spartanshield
This film lived up to the hype. It was certainly one of the best comedies that I have seen in a while. The laughs were pretty much continuous, and the humor was juvenile, but creative. It was not...

Charming 'coming of age' movie!

By fizbutt
OK, first off, I'm 50. Secondly, I have a 15 year old son (as well as 12 yr old son, and 5 year old girl. Don't ask. "The doctor says you have the best birth control on the planet!" yeah, well...)...


By missmeow
I just saw the advanced screening of it on tuesday and thought it was great! I can't wait til it actually comes out...i'll probably see it again! I'd heard of the movie and wanted to see it, but...

Great Movie!

By Daysaved
Superbad was an awesome movie. It lulled in the middle but was all around funny. This movie is not one long drawn out joke, but many standalone funny moments. 5 Stars....


By redyeah
Super funny. Super true. Super super....

Oh the good ol' days...

By Daydream
This movie was absolutely hilarious!!@ It is a must see in theatres. Everyone is continuously laughing at the awkwardness that is Jonah and Michael. They are a great duo. I loved every minute of it....

What a Let Down

By Lexi_143
When i bought tickets for Superbad i had been anticipating this movie since the first time i saw the commercials. However what I saw was disgusting. I love teenage, funny movies but this was nothing...

HILARIOUSly funny... you must go (w/o your children)

By TroyBtxe
I don't know who these guys are but they are extremely funny. Though the movie is extremely vulgar I couldn't help but laugh until I about passed out. The plot is similar to American Pie but you can...


By annie500
A MUST GO!!!! I saw this movie because of my cousin. She gave me tickets to go see the advanced screening. I actually had not heard of this movie yet so i didnt know what to expect. I have to say i...

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Rated R | For crude and sexual content, language, drinking, drug use and a fantasy/comic violent image
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 16 & under Super bawdy, super profane -- and super funny.
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