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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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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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They'll do anything to save their best bud. 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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16 January 1998 (USA)  »

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Beceriksizler  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,772,540, 16 January 1998, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$17,278,980, 8 March 1998
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The who's coming with me' scene is a direct quote' word for word' from "Jerry Maguire" 1996. See more »

Goofs

When the cop is kneeling next to fallen horse "ButterCup" the black sandbags he tries performing CPR on are clearly visible. See more »

Quotes

Kenny: In eleven days I'm as good as skewered! Ever take your clothes off and run backwards through a cornfield?
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At the end the cast is making the audience aware of learning more about hemp at your local library See more »

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Referenced in Training Day (2001) See more »

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Samson Gets Me Lifted
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Written by Neal Brennan and Dave Chappelle
Performed by Dave Chappelle
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A great comedy, Chapelle is hilarious
5 January 2006 | by See all my reviews

Half baked is hilarious movie to me. Its a pothead manifestation film that doesn't take it self seriously and is pretty hilarious throughout. Dave Chapelle is very funny in the lead and to me is a better lead comedy actor than the likes of Martin Lawrence and even Chris Rock. Guillermo Diaz is also very good as Scarface. Rachel True provides good eye candy and decent performance as the female lead. This is not an Oscar film, but hilarious to watch with buddies and after watching it 3 times it doesn't get old. Its a funny screenplay, decent comedic direction and good performances, worth a look for any fan of comedy, pot or cinema.. 9/10


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