12 ‘Superbad’ Fun Facts You Don’t Know

Of all the teen movies to hit the silver screen, Superbad stands out as one that will forever stand the test of time. A night of hijinks between three friends on their way to a senior year party was nothing short of hilarious and heartwarming. However, no matter how many times you’ve watched this funny flick, these 12 fun facts are probably things you didn’t even know!

1. The first draft of Superbad was written by Seth Rogen when he was 13, with co-writer Evan Goldberg.
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2. No real booze was part of filming. Water, apple juice, and non-alcoholic beer was used as substitutes.
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3. Michael Cera’s mom read the script first and urged Michael to audition for it.
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4. The film’s original title was The Bitter End.
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5. The F word was used 186 times during the movie.
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6. The dance moves in the opening credits came from an hour of Michael Cera improvising them on set.
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7. Justin Long had a part in the movie, but he ended up on the cutting room floor.
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8. Christopher Mintz-Plasse was only 17 when he shot the film and had to have his mother on set during McLovin’s sex scene.
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9. Co-writer Evan Goldberg’s brother is the one who drew all the penises in the film. LOL
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10. Michael Cera wouldn’t do a sequel because he deemed it “unnecessary.”
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11. Emma Stone’s reaction when Jonah Hill’s character hits her in the movie was totally improvised.
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12. Jonah Hill was originally thought to be too old for the role. At the time he was 23 playing 17.
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