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Half Baked -- The story of three not so bright men who come up with a series of crazy schemes to get a friend out of jail.
Half Baked -- Brian hypothesizes a possible scenario to explain Killer's death.
Half Baked -- Thurgood visits the chronic weed consumer and rap sensation, Sir Smoke-a-Lot.
Half Baked -- Thurgood visits one of his "I'm Only Creative When I Smoke" pot-smoking clients (Janeane Garofalo).
Half Baked -- The "You Should've Been There" smoker (Willie Nelson) has stories to tell about the good old days.

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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Dave Chappelle (written by) &
Neal Brennan (written by)
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Release Date:
16 January 1998 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
They'll do anything to save their best bud. See more »
Plot:
The story of three not so bright men who come up with a series of crazy schemes to get a friend out of jail. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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User Reviews:
THE 90's stoner flick See more (162 total) »

Cast

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Dave Chappelle ... Thurgood Jenkins / Sir Smoke-a-Lot

Guillermo Díaz ... Scarface

Jim Breuer ... Brian

Harland Williams ... Kenny Davis

Rachel True ... Mary Jane Potman

Clarence Williams III ... Samson Simpson

Laura Silverman ... Jan

Tommy Chong ... Squirrel Master
R.D. Reid ... Scientist
Gregg Rogell ... Pothead
Kevin Brennan ... Pothead
Alice Poon ... Supply Clerk
Rick Demas ... Nasty Nate

David Bluestein ... Jerry Garcia
Kevin Duhaney ... Young Thurgood
Matthew Raposo ... Young Scarface
James Cooper ... Young Brian
Michael Colton ... Young Kenny
Paul Brogren ... Burger Customer

Neal Brennan ... Employee

Karen Waddell ... Record Store Customer
Vincent Marino ... Bodega Man
Domencio 'Macio' Parrilla ... Rasta Man
Marcus Burrowes ... Rasta Man

Mark Henriques ... Delivery Guy
Jenni Burke ... Overweight Woman
Gwenne Hudson ... Bong Genie
David Mucci ... Horse Cop
Reg Dreger ... Judge
Kevin Rushton ... Inmate

Paul James Saunders ... Doorman (as Paul Saunders)

Kyrin Hall ... Henchwoman

Joanna Bacalso ... Henchwoman
C.J. Fidler ... Henchwoman

Angelica Lisk-Hann ... Henchwoman (as Angelica Lisk)

Jacqueline Anderson ... Henchwoman Delilah
Stephanie Bourgeois ... Henchwoman
Ho Chow ... Hot Dog Vendor
Rummy Bishop ... Homeless Guy

Jon Stewart ... Enhancement Smoker

Snoop Dogg ... Scavenger Smoker (as Snoop Doggy Dogg)

Stephen Baldwin ... McGayver Smoker

Marc Cohen ... McGayver Friend

Tracy Morgan ... V.J.
David Edwards ... Addict

Paulino Nunes ... SWAT Cop

Jason Blicker ... Detective
Dave Nichols ... Detective

Sharon Brown ... Talking Joint
Christopher Mugglebee ... Security Guard
Raymond Hinton ... Security Guard

David Sutcliffe ... After School Dad

Daniel DeSanto ... After School Son (as Daniel De Santo)
Gladys O'Connor ... Grandma Smoker

Willie Nelson ... Historian Smoker
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Janeane Garofalo ... I'm Only Creative When I Smoke Smoker (uncredited)
Ginette Guimond ... Dancer (uncredited)

Angelo Renai ... Prisoner (uncredited)

Bob Saget ... Cocaine Addict (uncredited)

Steven Wright ... The Guy on the Couch (uncredited)
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Directed by
Tamra Davis 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Dave Chappelle (written by) &
Neal Brennan (written by)

Produced by
Julia Dray .... associate producer
Ira Shuman .... co-producer
Robert Simonds .... producer
Rita Smith .... associate producer
Dave Chappelle .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Alf Clausen 
 
Cinematography by
Steven Bernstein 
 
Film Editing by
Don Zimmerman 
 
Casting by
Joanna Colbert 
Tina Gerussi 
 
Production Design by
Perry Andelin Blake 
 
Art Direction by
Paul D. Austerberry 
 
Costume Design by
Vicki Graef 
 
Makeup Department
Heidi Kulow .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Brian Campbell .... production manager (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jennifer Deathe .... second assistant director
Andrew Shea .... assistant director
Jonathan Starch .... first assistant director (new york shoot)
Kate Weiss .... third assistant director
 
Art Department
Jay Du Boisson .... assistant designer
Christopher Geggie .... property master
Brian Patrick .... on-set decorator
 
Sound Department
James Ashwill .... foley mixer
Beau Biggart .... adr mixer
Norval D. Crutcher III .... supervising adr editor
Chris David .... sound re-recording mixer
Gary S. Gerlich .... production sound mixer
Armond Ghzanian .... first assistant sound editor
Marilyn Graf .... foley editor
David Grimaldi .... sound editor
Owen Langevin .... sound mixer
Richard LeGrand Jr. .... supervising sound editor
Linda Lew .... foley recordist
Brian Miksis .... sound mixer
Chris Quilty .... boom operator
Neil Riha .... boom operator: New York
Erika Schengili-Roberts .... boom operator
Harry E. Snodgrass .... sound editor
Walter Spencer .... dialog editor
Samuel Webb .... assistant sound editor
Elmo Weber .... sound effects editor
 
Special Effects by
Marcel Caissie .... special effects technician
Bob Hall .... special effects
Martin Malivoire .... special effects
Dean Stewart .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Scott Hill .... visual effects editor
 
Stunts
Mary Fallick .... stunts
Angelica Lisk-Hann .... stunt actor (as Angelica Lisk)
Branko Racki .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jayson Clute .... first assistant camera
Dennis Daigle .... camera car operator
Antony Ellis .... assistant to the director of photography
Joseph E. Gallagher .... camera operator (as Joseph Gallagher)
Sean Jensen .... Steadicam operator
Sean Jensen .... camera operator: "b" camera
Patrick King .... daily grip
Steve Kolodziej .... video playback operator
Deborah Lipman .... second assistant camera: New York
Rudolf Mammitzsch .... camera trainee
Monty Montgomerie .... first assistant key grip
Mark Nener .... second assistant camera
Mike Nixon .... playback operator
Frank Prinzi .... additional cinematographer
Ron Renzetti .... dolly grip
Dean Stinchcombe .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
 
Casting Department
Jane Rogers .... extras casting
 
Editorial Department
Scott Hill .... first assistant editor
Jim Passon .... color timer
Lee Michael Searles .... assistant editor
David Tarnawsky .... trainee assistant editor
Dan Zimmerman .... assistant film editor
Dean Zimmerman .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Tom Boyd .... musician: oboe soloist
George Doering .... musician
J.J. George .... supervising music editor
Gary Jones .... music supervisor
Jimmy Pop .... composer: song "Along Comes Mary"
John Williams .... composer: theme "Jaws"
Terry Wilson .... assistant music editor
 
Other crew
Kathryn Buck .... script supervisor
Patricia Hanley Cumming .... on-set supervisor
Bill Garvey .... location assistant: New York
Amy Leigh Johnson .... unit publicist
Beverly Sutton .... production coordinator
Randee Lynne Jensen .... creative assistant (uncredited)
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for pervasive drug content, language, nudity and sexual material
Runtime:
82 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Certification:
Argentina:13 | Australia:MA | Canada:14A (British Columbia) | Canada:R (Manitoba) | Canada:14 (Nova Scotia) | Canada:AA (Ontario) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | Canada:14+ (TV rating) | Germany:16 | Iceland:12 | New Zealand:R16 | Peru:14 | Singapore:M18 | Spain:18 | UK:18 | USA:R (certificate #35765)

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Trivia:
The period between the script being bought to the release of the film was only seven months, an incredibly fast time frame for a major studio film.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: Brian, Scarface and Thurgood hand out the samples at the club and after it is apparent that all were smoked, one of the "floating" people is swimming. You can see the wire harness on the back of his hip moving him along.See more »
Quotes:
Thurgood Jenkins:So, now we all live together in New York. I myself, am a master of the custodial arts. Or a janitor, if you wanna be a dick about it.See more »
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Soundtrack:
(I'm in Love with) Mary JaneSee more »

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49 out of 65 people found the following review useful.
THE 90's stoner flick, 20 June 2001
Author: sick_boy420xxx from Buffalo, NY

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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