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Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical (2005)

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An outrageous tongue-in-cheek musical comedy adaptation of the classic anti-marijuana propaganda film Reefer Madness (1936).

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Mayor Harris MacDonald
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Storyline

This film tells the tale of the Harper Affair, in which young Jimmy Harper finds his life of promise turn into a life of debauchery and murder thanks to the new drug menace marijuana. Along the way he receives help from his girlfriend Mary and Jesus himself, but always finds himself in the arms of the Reefer Man and the rest of the denizens of the Reefer Den. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for drug material, sexual content and some violence | See all certifications »

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Trivia

According to the DVD commentary, at least two of the angels in the "Listen to Jesus, Jimmy" number were actual Las Vegas showgirls. See more »

Goofs

After the musical number "Romeo and Juliet," when the Lecturer is holding the Bible and moves it out of the shot, you can hear the sound of the book landing on the grass, like it was tossed down. In the next shot, the Lecturer is again holding the Bible under his arm. See more »

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Jimmy: I need words to tell you of my pounding heart/$4 words that make a guy sound smart!/Well I guess that's why they invented shakespeare/His articulations of a lover's palpatations are so keen!
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Spoofs Night of the Living Dead (1968) See more »

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Jimmy Takes A Hit
Performed by Christian Campbell, Alan Cumming, Ana Gasteyer, John Kassir,
Amy Spanger, Steven Weber and Cast
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Excellent movie
16 April 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Just saw Reefer Madness tonight on Showtime and it was fantastic. I thought the score is very relevant to the politics that are going on currently and were right on target. It was interesting to hear the lyrics commenting on the political "spin" that seems to be very relevant to both political parties. Also the targeting "fear" instead of actual problems is very representative of today's political climate.

The cast was great too, especially Christian Campbell who is very talented and very good looking as well - he should be in more! I also enjoyed Steven Weber and Alan Cumming who have always been favorites of mine.


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