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By Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Super bawdy, super profane -- and super funny.

Movie R 2007 104 minutes
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age 15+

Based on 46 parent reviews

age 10+

Great movie

I watched this movie with my dad at 10 years old i liked it a lot and this movie is cool
age 12+


Violence 2/5 Sex 5/5 Language 5/5 Drinking/Drugs/Smoking 5/5

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (46 ):
Kids say (144 ):

Superbad is exactly what you'd expect from a Judd Apatow acolyte like Seth Rogen and his childhood pal Evan Goldberg; for starters, it's hilariously raunchy and ridiculously quotable. It's also a frighteningly realistic view of what 18-year-old high-school graduates are obsessed with -- sex, booze, and best friends. While the bad cops are funny, albeit unbelievable, the film's at its best when it focuses on Seth and Evan.

Movie Details

  • In theaters: August 16, 2007
  • On DVD or streaming: December 4, 2007
  • Cast: Jonah Hill , Michael Cera , Seth Rogen
  • Director: Greg Mottola
  • Studio: Columbia Tristar
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Run time: 104 minutes
  • MPAA rating: R
  • MPAA explanation: pervasive crude and sexual content, strong language, drinking, some drug use and a fantasy/comic violent image -- all involving teens.
  • Last updated: October 9, 2023

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