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Homegrown (1998)

3 marijuana farmhands see their boss killed, ending their peaceful existence in NW California. They decide to harvest, process and sell the crop themselves. Crime bosses, corrupt cops, killer pilot, greed etc. ensue.

Director:

Stephen Gyllenhaal

Writers:

Jonah Raskin (story), Stephen Gyllenhaal (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Lithgow ... Malcolm / Robert Stockman
Jon Tenney ... Helicopter Pilot
Ryan Phillippe ... Harlan Dykstra
Hank Azaria ... Carter
Billy Bob Thornton ... Jack Marsden
Kelly Lynch ... Lucy
Jon Bon Jovi ... Danny
Kleoka Renee Sands Kleoka Renee Sands ... 4-Year-Old Girl
Matt Ross ... Ben Hickson
Judge Reinhold ... Policeman
Leigh French ... Waitress
Christopher Dalton Christopher Dalton ... Old Farmer
Jamie Lee Curtis ... Sierra Kahan
Tiffany Paulsen ... Heather the Stockbreeder
Jeanette H. Wilson Jeanette H. Wilson ... White Haired Woman
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Storyline

Life is good for Jack, Carter and Harlan, three inept ne'r-do-wells who help run master dope-grower Malcoms flourishing marijuana plantation somewhere in northern California. But then Malcom is suddenly bumped off by a mysterious assailant, after a moment of panic, the naive trio decide to take over the business themselves. However, their lazy days on the dope farm have ill prepared them for the high-stakes game of finding buyers for millions of dollars of contraband. As they plunge into a shadowy new world of duplicity, double-dealing and danger, they soon find that they have gotten in way, way over their heads. But driven on by increasing greed and paranoia, it's too late to back out. Written by Eva Tauzer <eva@mte.hupe.hu>

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A comedy that goes to your head. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive drug content and language, and for some violence and sexuality | See all certifications »
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The film cast includes one Oscar winner: Billy Bob Thornton; and five Oscar nominees: John Lithgow, Jake Gyllenhaal, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jon Bon Jovi and Steve Carell. See more »

Goofs

The tape used for marking where people stand is visible when they are at the door of the Leinhart Rents truck. It disappears and reappears throughout the scene (at around 1h 28 mins). See more »

Quotes

Carter: Do you know that you're acting exactly like Malcolm?
Jack: What's wrong with that?
Carter: Nothin'. It's just... kind of creepy.
Jack: Well, if I'm acting like Malcolm at all, you should be grateful.
Carter: Well, uh, yeh, Malcolm got himself killed.
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References Fantasy Island (1977) See more »

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Devil's Train
Written by Brent Daniels & Daniel Lenz
Performed by Hednoize
Courtesy of Wax Trax!/TVT Records
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a fun romp
27 December 2003 | by donndahliaSee all my reviews

A fun romp...a lot of good twists and turns! (and we were not even baked!)

Didn't know this movie even existed until watching the extra trailers on a Monty Python DVD...(oddly it was there along with The City of Lost Children, and The Adventures of Baron Munchauhsen)

The plot keeps you wondering throughout.

The acting was awesome...Hank Azaria shows his talent again, Bill Bob is Billy Bob...(wecis?)

Definitely worth watching.


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Official Sites:

Sony

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 April 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Homegrown See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$77,910, 19 April 1998

Gross USA:

$77,910

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$77,910
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SDDS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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