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Homegrown (1998)

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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Malcolm / Robert Stockman
Helicopter Pilot
Harlan Dykstra
Jack Marsden
Kleoka Renee Sands ...
4-Year-Old Girl
Ben Hickson
Leigh French ...
Christopher Dalton ...
Old Farmer
Sierra Kahan
Heather the Stockbreeder
Jeanette H. Wilson ...
White Haired Woman


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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A comedy that goes to your head. 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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Release Date:

17 April 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Amatorzy w konopiach  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$77,910 (USA) (17 April 1998)


$215,553 (USA) (8 May 1998)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


This film contains 3 members of the Gyllenhall family, Stephen is the director and Maggie and Jake both play roles in the movie, the trio also feature together in 'A Dangerous Woman'. Yet again directed by the father Stephen Gyllenhall and Maggie and Jake star in it. Jake and Maggie have also starred together in 'Donnie Darko' together too. See more »


After an establishing shot that shows Jack Marsden driving into San Francisco via the Golden Gate Bridge, the close-up of him in the BMW shows he's traveling on a different bridge - one that's constructed of gray metal trusses and girders, rather than the famous red-orange of the Golden Gate Bridge. See more »


Jack: Harlan, you don't dare somebody to kill ya.
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References Ms. Pac-Man (1981) See more »


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Follows in the footsteps of a classic
29 October 1998 | by (Kankakee, Illinois) – See all my reviews

This is a pretty good movie heavily influenced by John Huston's "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre" with Humphrey Bogart, but original in its content and conflict. It is not so much a comedy as a quirky drama, like Treasure, though its point is not as sharp at the end. You should see Treasure (again) before or after seeing this.

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