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Parents' Guide to

Super Troopers

By Nell Minow, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 17+

Sex and drug jokes abound in lowbrow comedy.

Movie R 2002 100 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 11+
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Laughing at the Vulgarity.

I personally love this movie to death! I saw it when I was sixteen, and it was one of the funniest movies I'd ever seen at that point. It's really important to see the ridiculousness of it. Meow, there are certain things you can't take seriously, and it should be common sense that the cops don't act like this. As long as you teach your children the value of common sense, it shouldn't be a problem. Separate reality from fantasy. It takes an interesting sense of humor, but if you're Mormon, I don't really recommend it.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4 ):
Kids say (12 ):

This is in the middle range for bad-taste comedies, in terms of both bad taste and comedy. There are a lot of gross jokes that are cheerfully politically incorrect but not as offensive as some of what is out there. They are not as stupid as some of what we've seen in recent movies, but they are not terrifically funny, either. Super Troopers falls somewhere between American Pie and Tom Green.

No one in Broken Lizard has what anyone might deem star quality -- in those uniforms, they look more like they are auditioning for a local franchise for the Village People than like anyone who might know how to hold a radar gun on a speeding 18-wheeler. But director Jay Chandrasekhar and one or two of the others clearly have fun on screen and it occasionally reaches the audience.

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