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R, 1:30, com­edy The tale of sixth graders f-bomb­ing their way through a se­ries of ado­les­cencethrea­t­en­ing ad­ven­tures en route to a nerve-wrack­ing kiss­ing party, “Good Boys” is lo­cated at the in­ter­sec­tion of “Su­per­bad” and “Baby’s Day Out.” The film rests on the comic po­ten­tial of kids swear­ing like it’s a “South Park” au­di­tion. But the three at the cen­ter of what passes for the story — sweet, crafty Max (Ja­cob Trem­blay of “Room”), sweet, guile­less Lu­cas (Keith L. Wil­liams) and rough-around-the-edges mu­si­cal theater kid Thor (Brady Noon) — find them­selves on the cusp of a new, un­cer­tain phase of life. This saves “Good Boys” from its own weak­nesses.

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