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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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Storyline

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 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

In creating the sound for the mystical pot plant (Ivory), sound designer Andrew Somers (uncredited) used a Theremin and a set of Obsidian Chimes. For the sound of the giant bong, (and the sound of Ivory appearing) they recorded inhaling through an actual bong. See more »

Goofs

When Silas is waking Jamal up for crew practice, the alarm clock he holds near Jamal's face clearly reads 7:01AM. However, earlier in the movie, Bart stated that crew practice begins at 6:00AM. Jamal definitely would not have made it to practice. See more »

Quotes

Internet Date: That's the skidmark of Buddha!
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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 Bachelor Party (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Sexy Ida
Written by Tina Turner
Performed by Ike & Tina Turner
Courtesy of EMI Records
Under license from EMI-Capitol Music Special Markets
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HILARIOUS!
3 June 2002 | by (Detroit, Michigan) – See all my reviews

I seen this movie this weekend and I about died laughing! Method Man and Redman are histarical together. Half-Baked doesn't even compare to this movie...Actually I can't think of any movie that can! I suggest this movie to anyone looking for a good laugh!


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