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Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical (2005)

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

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Jesus
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Mayor Harris MacDonald
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Mr. Paul Kochinski
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Mrs. Deirdre Greevey
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Warden Harrah
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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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(Showtime Library Print)

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The high school is named after Harry J. Anslinger, the first Commissioner of the U.S. Bureau of Narcotics (1932), known as the Father of the Drug War. See more »

Goofs

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

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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References Annie (1982) See more »

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The Brownie Song
Performed by Christian Campbell with Ana Gasteyer, John Kassir, Amy Spanger and Steven Weber
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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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