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The film premiered at South by Southwest on March 8, 2014 and was released on May 9 in the United States. 270 million worldwide, and is currently Rogen’s highest grossing live-action movie. One night, the couple ask Teddy to keep the noise down. Teddy agrees on the condition that Mac and Kelly promise to always call him instead of calling the police.

To earn Mac and Kelly’s favor, Teddy invites them to join the party, which the couple agree to. Teddy shows Mac his bedroom, which includes a stash of fireworks and a breaker box that controls their power. The following night, Mac tries his best to call Teddy but is unable to get in touch with him to ask him to keep it down so that their baby can sleep. Teddy feels betrayed that his new friends went back on their promise. After failing to force the fraternity to move by damaging their house, Kelly manipulates Pete and Brooke into having sex and Mac gets Teddy to catch them. Teddy and Pete fight, which ends with a barbecue grill being rolled into the path of a passing car and injuring a professor, giving Delta Psi their second strike and placing the fraternity on probation for the remainder of the year, effectively ending their party plans. Mac and Kelly send Teddy a counterfeit letter from Gladstone enabling them to have parties again, and Teddy begins planning their end-of-the-year bash.

Once the party is in full swing, the Radners call Watkins to complain about the noise. Teddy discovers the random strangers sent by Mac, Kelly and Jimmy. After finding a flyer about the party and determining the letter is counterfeit, he stops the party just as Watkins arrives. The two greet each other warmly and Teddy tells Mac that he is attending night classes to complete his degree. Mac takes off his shirt and jokingly acts as a greeter with Teddy. Mac and Kelly later take pictures of Stella dressed in various costumes for a calendar.

They get a call from Jimmy and Paula, who are attending Burning Man and invite the couple to come, including Stella. Mac and Kelly decline, accepting their new roles as parents. Christopher Mintz-Plasse as Scoonie Schofield, a close friend of Teddy and Pete and a member of Delta Psi Beta, who is known in the fraternity for being well endowed. Seth Rogen and Zac Efron became attached to the film before it was pitched to studios. In May 2012, Nicholas Stoller was in talks to direct the film.

The story was originally about Rogen’s character and students in a frat but as it was too similar to Old School, Stoller changed the focus on Rogen’s character and his wife against the frat students. Rogen welcomed the change, “to me that made it even better because it became less about me and some guys fucking with a frat. It was much more about me and my wife, which was way more interesting. The cast and crew had two weeks of rehearsals during which they practised improvisation. Principal photography began in April 2013 and was completed by the end of May 2013 in Los Angeles, United States. On August 26, 2013, the film’s original title Townies was changed to Neighbors. The film was released as Bad Neighbours outside of the U.

A “work-in-progress” cut of the film was screened on March 8, 2014, at The Paramount Theatre in Austin, Texas during South by Southwest. 206 reviews with an average rating of 6. The site’s critical consensus reads, “With plenty of bawdy humor evenly spread between its well-matched stars, Neighbors earns its R rating — and filmgoers’ laughs. Critics praised Efron’s performance, and noted that he had successfully shed the “Disney kid” pretty boy stereotype. Critics also praised Byrne’s performance and the writers’ decision to have her character be a co-conspirator with Rogen’s character as opposed to having her on the sidelines. 49 million in its opening weekend in North America, finishing the weekend in first place at the box office. The soundtrack was released as a digital download in the US on April 29, 2014, and in the UK on May 12, 2014.

On February 6, 2015, it was announced that a sequel to Neighbors is in development, entitled Sorority Rising, with Stoller set to return to direct. Once again written by Andrew J. Interview: ‘Neighbors’ Star Seth Rogen Talks Making It Relatable, Improv With Zac Efron And The Movie’s Distinctive Look”. Universal Lands 7-Figure Pitch Deal For R-Rated Seth Rogen-Zac Efron Comedy”.

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