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How High (2001)

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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They've got their degrees all rolled up. See more »

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Comedy | Fantasy

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

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Release Date:

21 December 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

'Fumuri' la Harvard  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,779,850, 23 December 2001, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$31,155,435, 24 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

Silas and Jamal dig up the grave of president John Quincy Adams in an unspecified cemetery, when in reality, the president is actually buried in a family crypt beneath the United First Parish Church. See more »

Quotes

Ivory - Ghost: I'm taking you off my buddy list bitch! I hope you get a virus! You and your computer!
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Crazy Credits

There were no plants harmed during the making of this film. See more »

Connections

Spoofs The Exorcist (1973) See more »

Soundtracks

B.O.B (Bombs Over Baghdad)
Written by David Sheats, André Benjamin (as Andre Benjamin), Big Boi (as Anturan Patton)
Performed by Outkast
Courtesy of Arista Records, Inc.
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Funny flick
8 January 2002 | by See all my reviews

How High is just what Amercia needed in this year, a funny flick that doesn't take itself seriously. The plot is good and the acting by Method Man whose always good is great. Redman and Mike Epps both steal every scene their in as does I Need Money. My only problem with the film was the lack of nudity. But I still give it a 5/5.


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