We the Party (2012)



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A revealing look at contemporary youth culture, writer-director Mario Van Peebles' We the Party shows teenagers as they are, not as adults would like them to be. Set amidst the latest trends in music, dance and fashion, We the Party is a colorful, cutting-edge comedy set in an ethnically diverse Los Angeles high school during America's first black president. The film focuses on five friends as they deal with romance, money, prom, college, sex, bullies, facebook, fitting in, standing out, and … More

Rating: R (for sexual content, language and brief drug use - all involving teens)
Genre: Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Mario Van Peebles
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On DVD: Jul 31, 2012
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as Chowder

as Officer Davis

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as Pink Dollaz Member

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as Original Baadasssss

as Shauniqua

as D-Money

as Hype DJ

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as Finklestein

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as Blond Girl DJ

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Critic Reviews for We the Party

All Critics (20) | Top Critics (12)

Every time it dabbles in real-world teen issues like sex and drugs, it returns to a fanciful high school where kids quote Nietzsche and play acoustic guitar on lunch breaks.

Full Review… | April 6, 2012
USA Today
Top Critic

Mario Van Peebles' self-produced project comes frustratingly close to his high-minded aims.

Full Review… | April 6, 2012
New York Daily News
Top Critic

Heavy-handed teen drama mixes moralizing and partying to uneven effect.

Full Review… | April 6, 2012
Hollywood Reporter
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A good-natured high school dramedy that borrows from many others...

Full Review… | April 6, 2012
New York Post
Top Critic

With the raunch of "American Pie" and the heart of an after-school special, the comedy turns out to be a lot less than the sum of its parts.

Full Review… | April 6, 2012
Washington Post
Top Critic

Van Peebleses ... populate the movie, and all are serviceable enough as actors; it would be nice to see them in less earnest, more original material.

Full Review… | April 5, 2012
New York Times
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for We the Party


Yeah it was super lame. You would think it's kinda gonna be like any of the other dance movies. Nope, just some lame raps and some Disney Channel stars trying desperately to seperate themselves from their former lives, probably a little too hard.

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