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Half Baked (1998)

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

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Thurgood Jenkins / Sir Smoke-a-Lot
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Mary Jane Potman
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Jan
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Squirrel Master
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Scientist
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Pothead
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Pothead
Alice Poon ...
Supply Clerk
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Nasty Nate
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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>

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A comedy about best buds! See more »

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Comedy | Crime

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

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Release Date:

16 January 1998 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$7,722,540 (USA) (19 January 1998)

Gross:

$17,278,980 (USA) (8 March 1998)
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While Dave Chappelle was on Inside the Actors Studio (1994) in 2006, he revealed that he was unhappy with the final product and claimed that the script he co-wrote was much funnier, and that the final result was "a weed movie for kids". See more »

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Pepsi bottles at the beginning with the new 1990s logo and not the old 1980s logo. See more »

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Historian Smoker: You know, back in the '60s we used to smoke this shit on the street. Cops didn't say nothin', hell, they was gettin' high, too. Everybody was good. It wasn't a thing to do because it was a thing to do, you know? It was a thing to do because it got you high. Can you dig it?
Thurgood Jenkins: Oh, I feel you, that's why I'm doin' it. I feel you. Man, you're cool as shit, mister. I hate to do it, but I gotta charge you. That's 60 bucks.
Historian Smoker: 60 bucks? Man, I remember when a dimebag cost a dime, you know what I mean?
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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 »

Connections

Spoofs I Dream of Jeannie (1965) See more »

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Mr. Nice Guy
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Written by Neal Brennan and Dave Chappelle
Performed by Dave Chappelle
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THE 90's stoner flick
20 June 2001 | by (Buffalo, NY) – See all my reviews

Hilarious...or is it?...flick concerning an apartment full of pot-smokers who get themselves in trouble with the law and end up going on a series of the most funny adventures ever put to celluloid. This is a gas for the "in" crowd. Others probably won't get all the jokes, but it is still damn entertaining. I know people who worship this movie...of course, they've more than "smoked themselves retarded." If you're "feelin it," then you'll laugh your @ss off, I guarantee.


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