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Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical (2005)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Horror  |  16 April 2005 (USA)
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An outrageous tongue-in-cheek musical comedy adaptation of the classic 1936 anti-marijuana propaganda film.

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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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The credits list "Dead Old Man" as a production studio in conjunction with Apolloscreen. "Dead Old Man" is the name of a song in the original stage production. See more »

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In the movie FDR delivers a Presidential pardon to Jimmy. In reality, the President doesn't have the right to issue a pardon for a crime under state law, such as murder. See more »

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Mae Coleman: I oughtta leave him, but something makes me stay. It's the stuff. I try to kill him, but my guy gives me love and the stuff. Sometimes he's rough. He throws me down the stairs, but deep inside he cares. He buys me lingerie... and the stuff.
[flashbacks to when Jack first met Mae and got her hooked on reefer]
Mae Coleman: I was a student, good grades and so naive to the stuff. A handsome stranger, some empty promises, lots of stuff. But I don't get hooked. I'm not addicted, no. I just enjoy the glow. I like ...
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Tell your children to see this movie!
18 April 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Reefer Madness should give us all new hope for the return of the movie-musical genre and the sweet days of Rocky Horror-style comedy! I love it when a musical is adapted from stage to screen, and the director takes full advantage of things that can be done in a movie that cannot be realized on stage. Reefer Madness takes full advantage of its film medium while still maintaining an unfailing sense of theatricality. The direction, choreography and vocal performances are fantastic.

This awesome movie is flawlessly cast and realized. It's a must-see for any fans of musicals, intelligent comedy and, well, weed.


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