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Pineapple Express (2008)

R  |   |  Action, Comedy, Crime  |  6 August 2008 (USA)
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A process server and his marijuana dealer wind up on the run from hitmen and a corrupt police officer after he witness his dealer's boss murder a competitor while trying to serve papers on him.

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Lazy court-process clerk and stoner Dale Denton has only one reason to visit his equally lazy dealer Saul Silver: to purchase weed, specifically, a rare new strain called Pineapple Express. But when Dale becomes the only witness to a murder by a crooked cop and the city's most dangerous drug lord, he panics and dumps his roach of Pineapple Express at the scene. Dale now has another reason to visit Saul: to find out if the weed is so rare that it can be traced back to him--and it is. As Dale and Saul run for their lives, they quickly discover that they're not suffering from weed-fueled paranoia: incredibly, the bad guys really are hot on their trail and trying to figure out the fastest way to kill them both. All aboard the Pineapple Express. Written by Anonymous

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One hit could ruin your whole day. See more »

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Action | Comedy | Crime

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Rated R for pervasive language, drug use, sexual references and violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

6 August 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Piña express  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$27,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$23,245,025 (USA) (8 August 2008)

Gross:

£3,611,471 (UK) (3 October 2008)
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Trivia

Producer/writer Judd Apatow says that the inspiration for this film came from watching Brad Pitt's drugged-out character Floyd in True Romance (1993). Kevin Corrigan appears in both films. See more »

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When Red starts beating Saul with a dust buster it bends every time Saul is hit, revealing it to be made of foam. See more »

Quotes

Matheson: Shut the fuck up! Do you know what shut the fuck up mean?
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I Didn't Mean to Hurt You
Written by Jason Pierce
Performed by Spiritualized
Courtesy of Arista Records, Inc. and SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT (UK) Ltd.
By Arrangement with SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT
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Cheech & Chong reloaded
19 April 2009 | by See all my reviews

I watched the movie at Sneak Preview, so I haven't seen the unrated DVD/Blu Ray cut yet. Still even that version, was pretty grim and a movie that will not appeal to people that get grossed out easily. I haven't seen "Cheech & Chong" in a while, but I do feel it has the same feeling.

The movie begins with a bang/laugh and you can tell right there at that instance if you will like the movie or not. If you think the intro to the movie isn't good/funny, than you won't enjoy the rest of it. At least not as much. I could tell by the audience reaction. Some did laugh at the beginning and those that didn't, weren't amused along the ride either.

The movie walks a very thin line and doesn't care, if it walks all over the place. But even in it's weirdest moments or when it's completely off-balance, it still is kinda fun. At least that's how I felt! :o)


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