Mac and Devin Go To High School, is a comedy that came out in 2012 that features popular hip hop artists Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa. The movie is rated R, so it's definitely not a film to watch with family or young children. This movie received it's R rating for persuasive drug content and use, language and sexual content. Though it features two popular hip hop artists as the main character this film went straight to dvd. Many people who have viewed it, say they actually enjoyed it and they would watch it again. After reading the overview, maybe you will as well.
The movie is set at a high school in Los Angeles, where we meet up with Devin (Wiz Khalifa) he is at the top of his class and he exceeds greatly in academics. Since he is always studying or doing homework he is now finding it difficult to write his valedictorian speech for graduation, as he doesn't really have any social skills or real life experiences to note in the speech. But that quickly changes as he meets up with Mac(Snoop Dogg) who has been a senior for 15 years straight. The nerd simply meets the older cool guy on campus. Mac is also a ladies man, and when he gets a new chemistry teacher he immediately falls for her. Though he feels as if the only way he could get to know her is if he finally graduates high school after all these years. So Devin must acquire 4 years of teenage experiences in 3 weeks, whereas Mac must learn 4 years of high school academics. The odds are simply stacked against them in this short amount of time, but will they make it or not?
The movie has been available for purchase since July 3rd in the United States, though it received mixed reviews from many of the critics, fans of the hip hop artists say they enjoyed it. It's definitely a comedy, and if you like the way the overview sounds check it out as you may enjoy it. Though it's apparent it will not be receiving any Oscar nominations it's definitely something you can enjoy with a group of friends on a Saturday afternoon.