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How High (2001)

 -  Comedy  -  21 December 2001 (USA)
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Two guys by the name of Silas and Jamal decided to one day smoke something magical, which eventually helps them to ace their college entrance exam.

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Two guys by the name of Silas and Jamal decided to one day smoke something magical, which eventually helps them to ace their college entrance exam. This eventually lands them in Harvard, where they're surrounded by the world of Ivy Leaguers. Although their new lifestyle is much different from back home, they kept on having fun until their supernatural smoke runs out. Now, they are on their own and they have to rely on each other to survive. Written by Michael Ji <jekimerider310@yahoo.com>

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smoke | pot | college | harvard | drugs | See All (63) »

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On December 21, put a little tingle in your jingle. See more »

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Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive drug use and language, and for sexual dialogue | See all certifications »

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21 December 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

American High - Probieren geht über studieren  »

Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$9,779,850 (USA) (21 December 2001)

Gross:

$31,155,435 (USA) (22 February 2002)
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Trivia

The film's sequences at "Harvard" were actually shot at UCLA. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Jamal meets Silas, the toothbrush in Silas's hat alternates sides and faces in and out more than one time. See more »

Quotes

Jamal: I'm a ghost ghost ghost ghost ghost ghost ghost.
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Crazy Credits

Various bloopers and outtakes run during the credits, ending with the cast shouting: "The movie is over! Go home!" See more »

Connections

References P.I.G.S. (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Wu Wear
Written by RZA (as Robert Diggs)
Performed by Wu-Tang Clan
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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great comedy, but not for everyone
4 February 2005 | by (Czech Republic) – See all my reviews

Firstly I want to say: I have to comment this film as reaction to negative commentaries. I found that people who have written attacking commentary must have a bad experience with drugs (I mean light, I count alcohol in this group), or are hypocritical and never taste it. Most people are enjoying talking (and writing) about things that they don't know and that they don't understand. I vote 9 because it is great comedy even I know that most people will not understand 90 percent of jokes. But every voting is subjective, isn't it? So for people who did not see this film ever and maybe they will: don't expect anything, because expectation will make deformation of your feelings and understanding. And If you are apriori of anti-drugs intence: do not see it rather. It is very easy to give it bad evaluation but it is very difficult to make good comedy. Keep it in mind and vote if you like it. And if you liked it, watch it again: you will find another jokes.


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