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Superbad

Year:
Duration:
113 min | 119 min (unrated version)
Genres:
Comedy
IMDB rate:
7.6
Director:
Greg Mottola
Awards:
9 wins & 20 nominations
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 2007-08-17
Filming Locations: California State University Northridge - 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, Los Angeles, California, USA
Earnings
Budget: $20,000,000
Opening Weekend: $33,052,411 (USA) (19 August 2007)
Gross: $121,463,226 (USA) (21 October 2007)
Cast
Actor
Character
Aviva Baumann
Aviva Baumann
Superbad
Emma Stone
Emma Stone
Superbad
Jonah Hill
Seth
Michael Cera
Evan
Christopher Mintz-Plasse
Fogell
Bill Hader
Officer Slater
Seth Rogen
Officer Michaels
Martha MacIsaac
Becca
Joe Lo Truglio
Francis the Driver
Kevin Corrigan
Mark
Clement Blake
Homeless Guy
Joe Nunez
Liquor Store Clerk
Dave Franco
Greg the Soccer Player
Marcella Lentz-Pope
Gaby
Scott Gerbacia
Jesse
Laura Seay
Shirley
Roger Iwami
Miroki
Clint Mabry
Prosthetic Leg Kid
Stacy Edwards
Evan's Mom
Mark Rogen
Father with Bat
Charlie Hartsock
Good Shopper Cashier
Donna Hardy
Old Lady (as Dona Hardy)
Charley Rossman
Good Shopper Security
Carla Gallo
Period Blood Girl
Ben Best
Quince Danbury
Jody Hill
Tut Long John Silver
Kevin Breznahan
Patrick Manchester
David Krumholtz
Benji Austin
Mousa Kraish
Billy Baybridge
Nicholas Jasenovec
Coffee Fairmount
Martin Starr
James Masselin
Keith Loneker
Wild Bill Cherry
Matt McKane
Kane Cloverdale
Lauren Miller
Scarlett Brighton
Peter Salett
Tiger Greendragon
Rakefet Abergel
Muffin Selby
Brooke Dillman
Mrs. Hayworth
Michael Naughton
Gym Teacher
Steve Bannos
Math Teacher
Casey Margolis
Young Seth
Laura Marano
Young Becca
Matthew Bass
Vagtastic Voyager
Aurora Snow
Vagtastic Voyage Girl
Jenna Haze
Vagtastic Voyage Girl
Ted Haigh
Bartender
Michael Fennessey
Bus Driver
Brian Huskey
Elementary Principal
Clark Duke
Party Teenager
Stephen Borrello IV
Party Teenager
Naathan Phan
Party Teenager
Pamella D'Pella
Teacher
Christopher L. Antie
Student (uncredited)
Georgio Balistreri
Jesse's Friend (uncredited)
Darya Balyura
Partygoer (uncredited)
Sunny Byrd
Bully at the Party (uncredited)
Stacy Choe
Math Student (uncredited)
Chelsey Dailey
Pepsi Cheyenne
Ryan de Quintal
Seth's Friend (uncredited)
Joseph DeLuca
Seth's Father (uncredited)
Erica Ford
Jules's Friend (uncredited)
Clayton Frey
Drunk Dude (uncredited)
Marc Grapey
Shrink (uncredited)
Lindsay Hanzl
School Girl (uncredited)
Preston Jones
Bully (uncredited)
Carrie Keagan
Party Girl (uncredited)
Wesley Lerwill
Wesley Lerwill (uncredited)
Jill Maddrell
Party Guest (uncredited)
Danny McBride
Buddy at Party (uncredited)
Andrew Jackson Murphy
Party Goer (uncredited)
Cortney Palm
Party Guest (uncredited)
Laura Penn
Party Teen (uncredited)
Mark Provencher
Adult Partygoer (uncredited)
Amy Schloerb
Partygoer (uncredited)
Calvin Sykes
Student (uncredited)
John Tremaine
Man at Bar (uncredited)
Amanda Zubillaga
Dancing Party Girl (uncredited)
Did you know?
Trivia
Fogell doesn't get introduced until around 15 minute mark.
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Because Fogell (Christopher Mintz-Plasse) was only 17 at the time of filming, his mother was required to be on set during the filming of his sex scene.
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Michael Cera's mother actually read the script before he did and she was the one who convinced him to try out for the part.
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Goofs
In the end credit music listings for Motorhead's Ace of Spades, Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister's last name is misspelled as Kilminster.
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When Evan and Seth are first looking at Fogell's fake ID, you can clearly see that there is no black magnetic strip on the back. When the police are looking at it in the liquor store the magnetic strip is visible.
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When McLovin is punched in the liquor store, his wound is on the side of his face under the stem of his glasses. Later, the wound appears on the front of his cheek.
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Quotes
Officer Michaels: I'm assuming you all have guns and crack!
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Fogell: What's it like to have a gun?
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Officer Michaels: [hears a siren] Oh shit, the cops!
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Faq
Q
What decade does this film take place in?
A
The film is set when it was made, 2006. Look at McLovin's ID for reference.
Q
How did critics react?
A
Superbad attained mostly good reviews but did pick up some less than appreciative comments along the way. On Rotten Tomatoes it has a very solid 88% approval rating and a critical consensus indicating it's a vulgar teen flick, but with genuine heart and wit.Critics quotes:"Supergood." - Total Film, 2007"It's as if Mike Leigh decided to make a gross-out comedy." - BBCi film review, 2007"Doesn't quite have the insight of a classic, but it'll have you smirking for weeks." - Matt Bochenski, 2007"It's misogynistic, homophobic and only occasionally funny" - Phillip French, 2007"Easily one of the funniest movies of the year." - Gary Thompson, 2007"In spite of the film's startling deluge of dirty dialogue and sight gags, tender notes are struck." - Bangor Dailey News. 2007"It super freaking rocks" - Kyle Smith, 2007"Superbad is aptly named" - Mark Kermode, 2007"Superbad" is a four-letter raunch-a-rama with a heart, and an inordinate interest in other key organs." - Roger Ebert, 2007"And, while Superbad may not be "supergood," it's engaging enough to be worth paying full admission prices." - James Berardinelli, 2007"Its characters make no apologies for who they are. They just act out, and hilarity ensues" - Jeffrey Chen, 2007
Q
What song plays when? (SPOILERS)
A
Opening credits / Seth picks up Evan - "Too Hot To Stop" by The Bar-Kays.Seth parks in faculty lot - "Soul Finger" by The Bar-Kays.Seth runs in P.E. - "Seth Runs On Track" by Lyle Workman.Evan tells Becca about his partying - "Flashback Party Weekend" by Lyle Workman.Kids mess around in home economics class - "Do Me" by Jean Knight.Seth's penis drawing flashback sequence - "Roda" by Sergio Mendes.Evan meets up with Seth after offering to buy Becca's alcohol / Seth freaks out when Fogell doesn't show up / Seth goes on an angry rant about Fogell during chop class / boys meet up with Fogell after school - "Like A Pimp" by Lyle Workman.Seth and Evan get off bus & meet up with Fogell in front of supermarket - "Bustin' Out (On Funk)" by Rick James.Seth's fantasy sequence at the supermarket - "Goldslick/Seth Fantasy" by Lyle Workman.Boys ride the bus to liquor store - "Are You Man Enough?" by The Four Tops.Fogell nervously shows the cops his fake I.D. at the liquor store - "Cops See Fogell's I.D./Seth Saves Evan" by Lyle Workman.Cops drive Fogell around / Michaels talks about CSI and the semen database - "Why Do I Cry" by The Remains.Francis brings Seth and Evan to the older party - "Stranglehold" by Ted Nugent.First song that plays when Seth dances with period girl - "Echoes" by The Rapture.Second song that plays when Seth dances with period girl - "Big Poppa" by The Notorious B.I.G.Cops and Fogell use the breathalyzer while drinking in the cop car / decide to have a shoot-off - "Journey To The Center Of The Mind" by The Amboy Dukes.Evan sings to the cokeheads at the party - "These Eyes" by The Guess Who.Mark fights with the cokeheads - "Ace of Spades" by Motorhead.Cops and Fogell run away from the shoot-off after hearing police sirens / get the call for the older party disturbance - "Baby Please Don't Go" by Ted Nugent and the Amboy Dukes.Cops and Fogell drive around, looking for the older party while playing with their flashlights - "These Eyes" by The Guess Who.Evan runs away from Michaels / Seth and Fogell run away from Slater - "Evan Runs" by Lyle Workman.Seth walks into Jules' party with the alcohol - "Here I Come" by The Roots.Fogell dances with Nicola / Seth gets drunk with everyone - "I'm Your Boogie Man" by KC and the Sunshine Band.Evan and Becca head upstairs / Nicola asks Fogell what Hawaii's like - "Blow Your Whistle" by Morgan Smith.Evan drinks with Miroki on the couch / Michaels and Slater break up the party - "Capital S.A." by Alphrisk feat. Savage.Seth carries Evan out of the party - "Cops See Fogell's I.D./Seth Saves Evan" by Lyle Workman.Officer Slater dances by himself after busting Jules' party - "Pork and Beef" by The Coup.Fogell and the cops destroy the police car - "Panama" by Van Halen.Seth and Evan lay down in the basement - "Sleeping Bags" by Lyle Workman.Seth and Evan go their separate ways at the mall - "PS I Love You" by Curtis Mayfield.End credits - "SuperWhat?" by Lyle Workman.
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