Director: Greg Mottola
Writers: Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg
Cast: Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Seth Rogen, Martha MacIsaac, Bill Hader, Emma Stone, Lawrence Len Miller
Genre: Comedy / School / Youth
Region: United States
Released: 2007-08-17 (USA)
Runtime: 113 minutes / 119 minutes (unrated version)
AKA: Super Bad / Too Bad / Boys Are Not Bad
Rating: IMDB 7.6 / Rotten Tomatoes 88%
Seth (Jonah Hill) and Evan (Michael Cera) are good friends who are not sociable and have very different personalities. They are about to graduate from high school, and they are anxious and afraid of college life without each other.
One weekend, the two’s “good luck” came, because they received an invitation to attend a dance hosted almost entirely by beautiful girls, on the condition that they provide all kinds of alcohol needed for the dance. They’re joined by their obnoxious friend Fogel (Christopher Mintz Price), who gets himself a fake ID under the silly pseudonym “Mike Lavine” .
At the prom, Seth has his eye on Jules, the organizer of the prom, Evan has his eye on Becca, the girl who takes math class with him, and Fogel chooses the exciting Nicola.
But a series of unfortunate coincidences takes the three to a strange place and brings them into conflict with officers Slater and Michaels. It may have been the scariest and most humbling night for three graduating high school lads, and yet, it was a night they will remember for the rest of their lives.
“Superbad” is a 2007 teen comedy film directed by Greg Mottola and produced by Judd Apatow. The film stars Jonah Hill and Michael Cera as two high school seniors who are about to graduate and go their separate ways to college.
The plot follows the two friends as they try to buy alcohol for a party in order to impress their crushes, encountering various obstacles along the way. Along with their friend Fogell, who goes by the name McLovin, they embark on a wild and hilarious adventure.
“Superbad” was a commercial and critical success, praised for its raunchy humor and realistic portrayal of teenage friendship. It also helped launch the careers of Hill, Cera, and other members of its cast and crew.