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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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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
Rick Demas ...
Nasty Nate
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Storyline

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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Release Date:

16 January 1998 (USA)  »

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Beceriksizler  »

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

Goofs

When Brian, Kenny, Scarface, and Thurgood are in a convenience store in the beginning of the movie, Brian is holding his head, asking everybody if they're OK. When we hear him say, "How you doing. Kenny?", his mouth doesn't move. See more »

Quotes

Thurgood Jenkins: [voice over, in reference to weed] You can get this stuff at little corner stores called "bodegas." Say it with me,
["BO-DE-GAS" appears on the screen]
Thurgood Jenkins: Bodegas. Yes, very good.
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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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Spoofs The Godfather (1972) See more »

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Batman Theme
Written by Neal Hefti
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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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