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Life is good for Jack, Carter and Harlan, three inept ne'r-do-wells who help run master dope-grower Malcoms flourishing marijuana plantation somewhere in northern California. But then ... See full summary »

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Life is good for Jack, Carter and Harlan, three inept ne'r-do-wells who help run master dope-grower Malcoms flourishing marijuana plantation somewhere in northern California. But then Malcom is suddenly bumped off by a mysterious assailant, after a moment of panic, the naive trio decide to take over the business themselves. However, their lazy days on the dope farm have ill prepared them for the high-stakes game of finding buyers for millions of dollars of contraband. As they plunge into a shadowy new world of duplicity, double-dealing and danger, they soon find that they have gotten in way, way over their heads. But driven on by increasing greed and paranoia, it's too late to back out. Written by Eva Tauzer <eva@mte.hupe.hu>

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Millionaires today. Fugitives tomorrow. Buds forever! See more »


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Rated R for pervasive drug content and language, and for some violence and sexuality | See all certifications »
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17 April 1998 (USA)  »

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Amatorzy w konopiach  »

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$77,910, 19 April 1998, Limited Release

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$215,553, 10 May 1998
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The film cast includes one Oscar winner: Billy Bob Thornton; and five Oscar nominees: John Lithgow, Jake Gyllenhaal, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jon Bon Jovi and Steve Carell. See more »

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The tape used for marking where people stand is visible when they are at the door of the Leinhart Rents truck. It disappears and reappears throughout the scene (at around 1h 28 mins). See more »

Quotes

Carter: Do you know that you're acting exactly like Malcolm?
Jack: What's wrong with that?
Carter: Nothin'. It's just... kind of creepy.
Jack: Well, if I'm acting like Malcolm at all, you should be grateful.
Carter: Well, uh, yeh, Malcolm got himself killed.
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References Fantasy Island (1977) See more »

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We Are Dumb
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A fun movie, a little sick, that is the way we like it
26 January 2000 | by See all my reviews

Not your ordinary movie, but a good one. Billy Bob is very funny in this movie, the way he talks, what he says etc. I was kind of surprised when i saw it, cause i just thought it was a normal comedy, but it was more than that. It had a very good story, great characters and a good balance.

Favorite part: Probably when Billy Bob is running around in his robe shooting at the rippers


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