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Movie Review

Super Troopers

MPAA Rating: R for language, sexual content and drug use

Reviewed by: Jones
CONTRIBUTOR

Very Offensive
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Primary Audience:
Adults
Genre:
Comedy
Length:
1 hr. 43 min.
Year of Release:
2001
Jay Chandrasekhar, Paul Soter, Steve Lemme, Erik Stolhanske and Kevin Heffernan in “Super Troopers”

Starring: Steve Lemme, Kevin Heffernan, Jay Chandrasekhar, Paul Soter, Erik Stolhanske | Directed by: Jay Chandrasekhar | Produced by: Richard Perello, Peter Lengyel | Written by: Broken Lizard | Distributor: Fox Searchlight Pictures

“Super Troopers” is truly a Christian’s police/law abiding citizens’ worst nightmare in entertainment.

A few Vermont State Troopers (Thorny, Rabbit, Mac and Foster) bungle around pulling one practical joke after another on each other and unsuspecting citizens. They’re having a good time, until they hear that budget cuts may force them out of work. Deciding to finally get down to business to impress their bosses, they uncover a drug smuggling operation and work to bring it down.

From a biblical standpoint, this of course goes against all that God teaches about obeying the laws of the land, the authorities and respecting others. It also portrays that law enforcement can break all the rules (including sex and drugs) and come out on top smelling like roses, lauded as heros with no remorse for their wrongdoing.

“Super Troopers” isn’t worth your time--not recommended.

Viewer Comments
NegativeEzekiel 36:26 This means if we have a new heart we would not want to see such sick move. Hebrews 12:2-3 fix our eyes on him not of the worldly things that we may remain pure.
My Ratings: [Extremely Offensive / 1½]
—Daniel Hall, age 21
Comments from young people
Negative—I do not approve of this movie at all for anyone who holds value to their morals. I was both ashamed and felt spiritually torn after watching it. I did not even stay for the whole thing because I was so embarrassed and ashamed of myself for having watched such a horrible movie. I feel like I should have been more careful about that and truly regret being so careless about what I was letting my mind take in. Bottom line—It made me feel dead inside.
My Ratings: [Extremely Offensive / 1]
—Danielle Morrow, age 17
Negative—This movie is extremely crude. I did laugh, but not enough to make me overlook all the expletives. If the writers had left out about the 90 percent of the swearing and the two separate nude scenes (which they could have done with no trouble whatsoever) it might have been worth seeing. The way it is, I wouldn’t recommend it to anyone.
My Ratings: [Very Offensive / 2]
—Zeb Carpenter, age 16
Negative—I went to see this movie on the advice of some of my friends whom I trusted. I was dismayed, however, to find that it was one of the most disgusting things I had ever seen. The obnoxious use of language and sexual references caused me, and some of my friends, to leave. The images it left in my mind were not what I wanted to remember.
My Ratings: [Very Offensive / 2]
—Brian, age 17
Negative—This movie was awful. It goes against everything I stand for. The only funny thing was the scene where the cop said “meow” to the guy in the car. That was it. It’s mainly a drug/sex/corruption-glorifying flick full of profanity and bad comedy.
My Ratings: [Extremely Offensive / 1]
—Reed, age 18