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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  »

Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$410,241 (USA) (16 May 2003)
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Madonna was originally cast as The Neighbor, then porn star then Ginger Lynn. The role eventually went to Debbie Harry. Madonna backed out because of scheduling conflicts with her 2001 North American tour. Lynn backed out for unknown reasons, and was replaced by Harry. See more »

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The brown Volvo has a sunroof inside the car in the beginning, but not on the outside, on the roof. Later in the movie, there is a sunroof both inside and outside of the car See more »

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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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In the Opening Credits, Each character has his or her own logo See more »

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References Pink Flamingos (1972) See more »

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Magnification
(Alan White, Chris Squire, Jon Anderson, Steve Howe)
Performed by Yes
Courtesy of Beyond Records
Published by Boundmere Limited (Admin. by Bug Music), Bug Music Ltd, Carlin Music Corp, Opio Publishing
Alan White Publishing, Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp and Warner/Chappell Music Ltd
(cut from final film)
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A Oscar worthy movie, no doubt
23 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This happens to be my favorite movie of all time. A lot of people misunderstand this movie when they watch it. YES, the movie does not have a real point, but it does show you how the speed life is. This movie does a great job portraying that, better than any movie i've seen. You could categorize this movie as educational if you wanted. If you know anybody on speed and you you want to know how it's like, watch this and you'll get the picture. This is the best movie in drug cinema. There need to be more films like this.

It also has a great cast. I'm surprised and disappointed to see this movie never got to the mainstream. I guess people shy from the truth.


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