'Good Boys' Grabs Great $2.1M On Thursday Night

DeadlineUniversal's R-rated Good Boys nabbed $2.1 million in Thursday night previews at 2,600 theaters which began at 7 PM. Exits are solid for Good Boys with 4 stars on Post Trak and a 61% definite recommend. Critics aren't too cruel on the comedy at 79% fresh.

August 16th 2019


Good Boys Is Funny Because It's Abominable

VultureGood Boys takes one of the most familiar subgenres of our time — the adolescent horndog coming-of-age comedy — and slyly subverts it with one crucial twist. This time, the kids are really young, so they're even more clueless than the hormone-addled ...

August 16th 2019


When Good Boys Say Bad Words

The New York TimesThe expletives start early in the new comedy “Good Boys.” In one of the first scenes, 12-year-old Max (Jacob Tremblay of “Room,”), playing in his bedroom, enhances a female video-game character to make her breasts larger. “Fudge, yeah!” he says ...

August 16th 2019


'Good Boys' Stars Share What Seth Rogen Taught Them About Comedy

VarietyTwelve years after coming-of-age comedy “Superbad” shot Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg to superstardom, the creative duo introduced the new generation of comedic talent with the debut of “Good Boys” at the Regency Village Theatre in Westwood, Calif., ...

August 16th 2019


'Good Boys' actors had bleeping good time on raunchy film

New York Post“We had a motto: What's said on set stays on set,” says Brady Noon, one of the young stars of “Good Boys,” the raunchy, hard-R comedy out Friday. Brady plays Thor, one of three sixth-graders (Jacob Tremblay and Keith L. Williams play the others) trying to ...

August 16th 2019


In Sweet, Funny 'Good Boys,' Tweens Don't Lose Their Innocence — They Just Misplace It

NPRSince American Pie reconfigured Porky's 20 years ago, the modern sex comedy has abided by a tacit formula. Call it the sweetness-to-raunch ratio. It would be completely unacceptable for comedies about woefully inexperienced dudes to be only about their ...

August 16th 2019