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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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21 December 2001 (USA)  »

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'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

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

Amir: [to a girl in the hall] Don't worry, you can suck my dick after class!
[girl slaps him silly and walks away]
Amir: Oh... she wants me!
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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

Spoofs The Seven Year Itch (1955) See more »

Soundtracks

All I Need
Written by Method Man (as Clifford Smith), RZA (as Robert Diggs)
Performed by Method Man & Mary J. Blige
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Allow me to explain why it's Hilarious!!
4 October 2008 | by See all my reviews

I understand the fact that everyone has got their own taste when it comes to a movie genre and therefore some might feel that a "comedy" is based on a particular set of principles, essentially going into humour. But there are different ways in which many people perceive humour, some believe it's all about the jokes, some enjoy the swearing involved and others might love the typical Woody Allen script.

This movie isn't set to achieve an Oscar or any kind of prestigious award. I am pretty sure that that was the last thing that came through the writer's and director's minds. The only thing they intended to do was to make a film that could be enjoyed by the audience that loves the stereo-typing comedy films, which to be honest is growing faster and faster. And they nailed it.

The story is hilarious, the acting, well method and redman are hilarious at what they do best, which is fool around. Don't expect any intelligent sophisticated humour or satire. I'm not implying that the movie is full of dumb humour, on the contrary, its loaded with brilliant funny situations and loads of jokes. If you liked soul plane, then you're going to love this one.

So don't vote negatively just because it wasn't your cup of tea and try to understand that there's a different generation out there that really appreciates a good fun entertaining movie to watch as they also appreciate the other styles of "comedy".


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