Superbad

Metascore
76

Generally favorable reviews - based on 36 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 32 out of 36
  2. Negative: 0 out of 36

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Critic Reviews

  1. Reviewed by: Dana Stevens
    60
    As lurching, awkward, and dirty-minded as the three horny man-boys at its center--but not, in the end, quite as funny or endearing.
  2. 50
    As films about the young and the horny go, I preferred the smarter approach director Jeffrey Blitz takes in "Rocket Science."
  3. Superbad simply isn't. It isn't super, as it intersperses crudely funny gags with an equal number of dry spots. It isn't ever truly bad, because even the lame segments pass quickly.
  4. Reviewed by: Richard Corliss
    50
    To find that valuable truth, you have to dig through an avalanche of d--- jokes and strenuous slapstick.
User Score
8.0

Generally favorable reviews- based on 516 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Negative: 35 out of 197
  1. NapW.
    Sep 7, 2007
    9
    The funniest film I've seen in years. I can't remember the last time I laughed so much.
  2. Feb 16, 2013
    3
    It starts off funny, but it is just boring. This is an over-hyped comedy that does nothing but have stupid grotesque jokes. The acting sucked,It starts off funny, but it is just boring. This is an over-hyped comedy that does nothing but have stupid grotesque jokes. The acting sucked, and practically put me to sleep. Full Review »
  3. EricK.
    Sep 3, 2009
    9
    I don't see why people think this is a bad movie. its a awesome kickass movie. although the ending sucked, the movie as a whole rocked I don't see why people think this is a bad movie. its a awesome kickass movie. although the ending sucked, the movie as a whole rocked and made me and my friends laugh and i think that's what counts. Full Review »