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Parents' Guide to

Superbad

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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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 15+

Based on 45 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

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
4 people found this helpful.
age 12+

haha

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

This title has:

Great messages
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
3 people found this helpful.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (45 ):
Kids say (143 ):

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: September 8, 2023

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