With teens out to have fun and parents out to stop it, Blockers has the makings of a classic comedy movie. Its Prom night and three parents are determined to stop their daughters getting wrapped up in the festivities and having sex.
Blockers has laugh-out-loud moments, heart and a lot of John Cena; a winning combination that makes it an instant classic of the coming of age comedy genre.
Julie, played by Kathryn Newton, Kayla, played by Geraldine Viswanathan and Sam, played by Gideon Adlon have been best friends since they started school and are about to go to prom, their last big night together before heading off to college. Somewhere in the planning stages they decide to make a pact to lose their virginities with their respective dates, but when Julie leaves her laptop open, their parents find out what they’re planning and decide to do everything in their power to make sure they don’t see it through.
What happens next is a stream of hilarious set pieces with Mann, Cena and Barinholtz a dream team with exceptional comic timing… Read more from this RTE review