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Half Baked (1998)

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The story of three not so bright men who come up with a series of crazy schemes to get a friend out of jail.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Thurgood Jenkins / Sir Smoke-a-Lot
Mary Jane Potman
Squirrel Master
R.D. Reid ...
Alice Poon ...
Supply Clerk
Rick Demas ...
Nasty Nate
Kevin Duhaney ...


After Kenny accidentaly kills a cop's diabetic horse by feeding it the food he purchased from a munchie run, he is put in jail and is given a 1 million dollar bail. The rest of the group must bail Kenny out before Nasty Nate gets to him. The group decides to sell marijuana that Thurgood gets through his job as a janitor at a pharmaceutical lab. They become pals with rap star Sir Smoke-A-Lot and the rivals of dealer Samson Simpson. On the side, Thurgood seeks the love of Mary Jane, an anti-pot daughter of a dealer. What follows is typical pothead behaviour with a ton of cameos. Look carefully. Written by Tim Brooks <tbrooks@mminternet.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Warning: this movie may cause the munchies, cotton mouth, and memory loss! See more »


Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive drug content, language, nudity and sexual material | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

16 January 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Beceriksizler  »

Box Office


$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$7,772,540 (USA) (16 January 1998)


$17,278,980 (USA) (6 March 1998)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Mary Jane's last name is Potman. See more »


The noodle disappears from Thurgood's mouth when "The Guy On The Couch" throws him the note saying that Kenny is in jail. See more »


Kenny: No. NO. NO! Devil man! Devil 6-6-6, the mark of the beast! No! Naughty! Naughty jungle of love!
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Crazy Credits

At the end the cast is making the audience aware of learning more about hemp at your local library See more »


References Peter Pan (1953) See more »


Performed by Nonchalant
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stupified genius
26 November 2000 | by (californication) – See all my reviews

Only a true pothead could have thought up the script for HALF BAKED. Tamra Davis is an underrated director, with other cool movies like BEST MEN and his other retarded comedy masterpiece, BILLY MADISON. Dave Chapelle, Jim Breuer, Guillermo Diaz, and Harland Williams all give incredible, insane performances. The spoofs on other films like JERRY MCGUIRE, DEAD PRESIDENTS, SUPERMAN, as well as the old "Batman" show, are perfectly weaved in. There are numerous cameos by tons of varied people: Snoop Dogg, Jon Stewart, Janeane Garafalo, Willie Nelson, Stephen Baldwin, Clarence Williams 3, Tommy Chong, Bob Saget, and others, they're all funny in their own ways. The Guy on the Couch was the most interesting character, for mysterious reasons.

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