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Seth Rogen Reveals the Secret Behind His Movies' Success

Seth Rogen explained that the is the key to making all of his movies is using friendship.

Jul 8, 2014 | 11:54 AM

Ever wondered what goes behind making a good Seth Rogen movie? Well the beloved actor, writer, and overall funny man told the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences that the secret to his films is that they value and revolve around friendship.

During his conversation, Rogen explained that his sweet moments the characters share with each other in each of his movies help to offset his trademark raunchiness, making the films more than just for teens. In fact, friendship helps make the movies speak more to a general audience, because friendship is universally important.

Rogen ends the interview by simply stating that for his films, "the overall comment is 'be a good person.' The movies...pretty much all revolve around some message that's, at its core, is...'don't be an a**hole."

A pretty solid message indeed.

Check out the clip below:

Rogen's newest project is his forthcoming controversial film, "The Interview." The movie follows two journalists on a mission to North Korea to assasignate Kim Jong-Un. Unsurprisingly the dictator is already upset and calling the movie an "act of terror." The movie comes out on October 10. Check out the trailer below. 

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