Superbad’s Seth Rogen Says “Nobody Has Made A Good High School Movie Since”

It’s been 15 years since the beloved teen comedy Super bad hit theaters. The coming-of-age movie starred Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, and Christopher Mintz-Plasse and helped jump-start the huge Hollywood careers of writers Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg. However, Rogen’s recent comments about high school movies have left some people in the dark. The Super bad writer, who also appeared in the film as Officer Michaels, recently spoke with PEOPLE to be over The Fables co-star, Gabe LaBelle, and it led to the claim that there hasn’t been a good teen movie since Super bad.

“What’s crazy is that Gabe LaBelle is about 19 years old and his and his friends’ favorite movie is Superbad,” Rogen said. “So it never changed for some reason. No one’s made a good high school movie since.” It’s important to note that PEOPLE made it clear that the actor was joking, but the comments still caught the attention of many teen movie fans who had many counterarguments.

The benefits of a wallflower are, Edge of seventeen, Lady BirdAnd Smart book are just a few of the examples people have thrown around on Twitter in response to Rogen’s comments. You can watch a viral tweet response below:

People in the comments chimed in with more answers, including those from last year Revenge like Super bad Emma Stone’s alum Easy ARick Famuyiwa Dopeand much more.

What’s The Fables As regards?

Rogen’s latest movie, The Fables, had just been nominated for seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture. Director Steven Spielberg called The Fables his “most personal” story to date. He wrote and directed a fictionalized story about his own life, which tells how he fell in love with filmmaking while dealing with family strife. The movie stars Gabriel LaBelle (The predator, American gigolo) as 16-year-old aspiring filmmaker Sammy Fabelman. The cast also includes four-time Academy Award nominee Michelle Williams (Manchester by the sea, My week with Marilyn) as his artistic mother, Mitzi; Paul Dano (The batter, There will be blood) as his successful science father, Burt; Seth Roger (Steve Jobs, An American pickle) as Bennie Loewy, Burt’s best friend and honorary “uncle,” and Academy Award nominee Judd Hirsch (Uncut gems, Ordinary people) as Mitzi’s uncle Boris.

Do you have a favorite high school movie that was made after? Super bad? Tell us in the comments!

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