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Half Baked (1998)

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The story of three not so bright men who come up with a series of crazy schemes to get a friend out of jail.

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Pothead
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Supply Clerk
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Jerry Garcia
Kevin Duhaney ...
Young Thurgood
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Storyline

After Kenny accidentaly kills a cop's diabetic horse by feeding it the food he purchased from a munchie run, he is put in jail and is given a 1 million dollar bail. The rest of the group must bail Kenny out before Nasty Nate gets to him. The group decides to sell marijuana that Thurgood gets through his job as a janitor at a pharmaceutical lab. They become pals with rap star Sir Smoke-A-Lot and the rivals of dealer Samson Simpson. On the side, Thurgood seeks the love of Mary Jane, an anti-pot daughter of a dealer. What follows is typical pothead behaviour with a ton of cameos. Look carefully. Written by Tim Brooks <tbrooks@mminternet.com>

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They'll do anything to save their best bud. See more »

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Comedy | Crime

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Rated R for pervasive drug content, language, nudity and sexual material | See all certifications »

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16 January 1998 (USA)  »

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Beceriksizler  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,772,540, 16 January 1998, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$17,278,980, 8 March 1998
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Trivia

Mary Jane's last name is Potman. See more »

Goofs

When they bury Killer the dog, Thurgood Jenkins lights a joint, then passes it to Brian; a second later, he again has the unlit joint in his hand. See more »

Quotes

Thurgood Jenkins: Abba Zaba, you my only friend.
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Crazy Credits

At the end the cast is making the audience aware of learning more about hemp at your local library See more »

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References Scarface (1983) See more »

Soundtracks

Looking Good To Me
Written by Tonya Pointer, Dewayne Staten Sr., Alonzo Simmons Jr., Kapin Ferguson, Jr.
Performed by Nonchalant
Courtesy of MCA Records, Inc.
Under license from Universal Music Special Markets
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You don't have to be stoned to enjoy it
7 April 2000 | by See all my reviews

My friend, (a known pothead), lent me this film and said it was funny, i was sceptical, a. becasue he is always stoned and once had a laughing fit at a commercial, b. because he thinks WWF wrestling is the best thing on t.v, but i watched it anyway, i'm glad i did, it was hilarious, i'd highly recommend this film to anyone, unless they are specifically looking for a good plot or if they are dead against drugs, i've read some of the comments on here and they haven't been that good, maybe you have to know someone like the people in this movie to get it. 8/10


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