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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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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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The feel-good event of the year!


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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 number 420 can be spotted several times in the film. It appears as a house number, on a sign in the church, as a time of day in the Reefer Den (when Mae and Jack go out for Chinese) and on the town sign. See more »

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During the song "The Stuff" Ana Gasteyer looks out the window and sing the line "Rapes Me". Before she looks out the window, her cigarette is in her left hand. It then switches to the right as shes singing out the window. When we see her again back inside the window, the cigarette is back in her left hand. See more »

Quotes

Mary Lane: Jimmy, is something wrong?
Jimmy: [Extremely high] Why? Should something be wrong? Stop hounding me! Stop... hounding... me!
Mary Lane: I didn't think I was, I... Oh, it's me, isn't it? You don't love me anymore. You haven't even tried to kiss in almost a week.
Jimmy: Kiss? Is *that* what you want? Let me show *you* a few new moves!
[Jimmy pushes Mary down and gags her with his tongue]
Mary Lane: [Jumps up] That was your tongue! Jimmy Harper, what's come over you?
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After the end credits roll, Satan appears in Heaven and laughs at the audience. See more »

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Spoofed in Caffeine Madness (2014) See more »

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Reefer Madness
Performed by Alan Cumming and Cast
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Best Musical..uh, Comedy...um,Satire...ALL.! - I've Seen in Years!
15 May 2005 | by 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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