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A drug dealer introduces one of his customers, a 'speed freak', to the man who runs the meth lab. A crazy three-day adventure ensues.

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A drug dealer introduces one of his customers, a 'speed freak', to the man who runs the meth lab. A crazy three-day adventure ensues.

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the ultimate speed freak's tale. See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Drama

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Rated R for pervasive drug content, strong sexuality, language and some violence | See all certifications »

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7 February 2003 (Norway)  »

Also Known As:

The Cook  »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$15,160 (USA) (14 March 2003)

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$410,241 (USA) (16 May 2003)
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Trivia

Producer Danny Vinik's arm is used in the scene where John Leguizamo's character 'Spider Mike' shoots up methamphetamine. See more »

Goofs

When April is tied up, before Ross leaves the first time, the blood on her nose is inconsistent between cuts. See more »

Quotes

The Cook: She can't handle her shit, man. You know? She's been, like, partying with the candy for ten, eleven days. And then the bitch crashes, and then she starts freaking out. Man, you know, she'll split for a day or two then she'll come back. She's just spun.
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Based on the truth... and lies See more »

Connections

Spoofs C.O.P.S. (1988) See more »

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Jesus, I Have Taken My Cross
(Traditional, Arrangement by Billy Corgan (as Corgan) / Sweeney)
Performed by The Djali Zwan
Published by Faust's Haus Music/Eva Jackson Music ASCAP
Courtesy of Martha's Music, LLC
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People looking for a plot are missing the point
12 October 2004 | by (Whitefish, Montana) – See all my reviews

This movie is a realistic portrayal of the meth lifestyle, not because it's a realistic movie, but because it's a bunch of tweakers very busy doing nothing. My friend and I laughed during the whole movie because we both knew people who fit the characters in the film perfectly. If you don't know anyone into drugs this movie probably won't appeal to you. The moviemakers get a lot of facets of the lifestyle spot-on, like the importance of the car. The main character is the most important person in the movie, even more important than the cook, because he's got a car. A lot of the movie is spent driving around on various crank-related missions, most of them pointless. And that's really what being a crankster is about, getting high for the sake of getting high and finding ways to fill all that extra time they now have. If the characters come off as blunted and one-dimensional it's because that's how the people they're portraying are.


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