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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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Principal Poindexter Short
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Mrs. Roxanne MacDonald
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Mrs. Deirdre Greevey
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Warden Harrah
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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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16 April 2005 (USA)  »

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A Loucura de Mary Juana  »

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Trivia

The projectionist is named Blumsack. Gary Blumsack was one of the original producers of the stage production. See more »

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When Jimmy is holding the glasses and pointing his finger at Mary and the camera switches, his hand is back on the glasses again, and then off again. See more »

Quotes

[after selling her baby to a stereotypical Chinese man holding a pair of chopsticks]
Sally DeBains: You'll take good care of him, won't you? It's not true what they say about you people eating babies, is it?
Asian Guy: [aims chopsticks at the baby] Care to stay for... dinner?
[back in the classroom, everyone stares at the lone Asian lady, who slinks down in her seat]
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Remake of Reefer Madness (1936) See more »

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Listen To Jesus, Jimmy
Performed by Robert Torti with Christine Lakin and Cast
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Best Musical..uh, Comedy...um,Satire...ALL.! - I've Seen in Years!
15 May 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm SO used to being disappointed by underwritten roles, songs, plot & dialogue, phoned-in performances, etc., in most of what I see in films and T.V. lately... but THIS is SUBLIME! Though it's hilarious and campy, the lyrics are witty and demand intelligence, and the music's terrific, as is every single performance. But there just isn't any actor or aspect of the show to single out as brilliant; every moment of Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical is no less than perfect! My husband, my friends and I haven't been able to stop watching it (it was on Showtime On Demand 'til Saturday), nor can we get the songs out of our heads.... Surely Showtime is going to rerun this on DVD, and (PLEASE!) release it on DVD A.S.A.P. Do yourself a favor and catch it.(And no, I'm in no way affiliated... just a film "buff"!)


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