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)  »

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The Cook  »

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$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

The turd that appears to drop out of Mena Suvari is actually a softened up Reese's Peanut Butter Cup. See more »

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When Spider Mike throws Frisbee out of the house, he calls him "Fugit" which is the actors real surname. See more »

Quotes

Spider Mike: Who is it?
Fat Boy: It's just me, Spider.
Spider Mike: Hey. Go away, fat boy!... I said, go away, fat boy!
Fat Boy: Okay, okay. I'll see you later.
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In the Opening Credits, Each character has his or her own logo See more »

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Spoofs S.W.A.T. (1975) See more »

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(Written by Billy Corgan)
Performed by The Djali Zwan
Published by Faust's Haus Music
Courtesy of Martha's Music, LLC
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A wild ride
6 July 2003 | by (Toronto, Ontario) – See all my reviews

Spun is a wild ride, an ADD movie that seems to say, `If you don't like what's on screen right now, don't worry it'll change in the next ten seconds.' Director Jonas Akerlund, cut his teeth in the frenetic world of music video and it shows. Spun spins out of control from its opening minutes, shooting out images and plot points willy nilly. This makes Snatch look slow by comparison. If you can keep up with the pace, there is something here. Akerlund takes us deep inside the crystal meth culture, and it is an unnerving but hilarious journey. We meet a group of characters tied together by their association with one man, the crystal meth cook. We get a good sense of the lives of these characters, and even like some of them, no matter how addled they are by their addictions. What we see in Spun isn't story driven as much as it simply a slice of life – a dirty, sped up slice of life. Good performances compliment the material, particularly from Mickey Rourke as the Cook, Jason Schwartzman as the likeable speed freak and John Leguizamo who sheds almost all his inhibitions in this role.


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