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Comprised of over 60 independent short scenes shot in a wide variety of cinematic styles, THE WAR ON THE WAR ON DRUGS parodies drug war propaganda and those who insist we fight the drug war at any cost.

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John, Biff, Glenn, Henry, Ted, Zombie, Judge Knott
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Professor Science, Victim, V.O. Still, Man at Urinal, Drug Czar
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Mugger, Hitler, Brahma, Garuda, Ken Carumen, Narrator, Police Detective, Paco
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Kali, Officer Hummler, God, Sissy Boy, Cold Sufferer (as Kenny Marshall)
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Shroomie, Tennis Player #1, Lackey, Repulsed Girl
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Cop, Nixon, Senor Syringe, Chemist, Mark McGuire, Bob Marley, Officer Mengela, Jimmy Hendrix, Keith Moon, Orin, Narrator, Thug #1, Football Brawler, Parent, Welder, Man in Line, Man in Booth, Bad Puppeteer (as Daniel J. Kornfeld)
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Nurse Betty
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Emily Burns ...
Girl
Christine Caffrey ...
Joan, Betty
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Comprised of over 60 independent short scenes shot in a wide variety of cinematic styles, THE WAR ON THE WAR ON DRUGS parodies drug war propaganda and those who insist we fight the drug war at any cost.

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Sketch comedy that's actually funny
29 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In the mold of The Groove Tube, The Kentucky Fried Movie, and Amazon Women on the Moon, The War on the War on Drugs is a funny and intelligently written movie that demonstrates why sketch comedy works so much better in the feature film format than on television. Although not every single sketch hits the mark, the majority do. Especially funny are Carrie Keranan in Cooking with Carrie, Brandon Sneider in the Know Your Dealer sketch, and Kenny Marshall as "Sissy Boy" in the Dr. Burke sketch.

I had almost forgotten how much fun the feature length sketch comedy movie could be, but after watching The War on the War on Drugs my appetite has been whetted for more of these kind of movies and I am definitely looking forward to seeing more upcoming films in this little known genre.


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