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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Thurgood Jenkins / Sir Smoke-a-Lot
... Scarface
... Brian
... Kenny Davis
... Mary Jane Potman
... Samson Simpson
... Jan
... Squirrel Master
R.D. Reid ... Scientist
... Pothead
... Pothead
Alice Poon ... Supply Clerk
Rick Demas ... Nasty Nate
... 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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Warning: this movie may cause the munchies, cotton mouth, and memory loss! 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)  »

Also Known As:

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

The who's coming with me' scene is a direct quote' word for word' from "Jerry Maguire" 1996. See more »

Goofs

When Thurgood and Mary Jane are at the ice cream shop, the chair behind Thurgood is empty when Mary Jane plops Thurgood's hand into the sundae. In the very next shot, there is a boy in an orange shirt sitting in the chair. See more »

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Thurgood Jenkins: I love weed, LOVE IT! But not as much as I love pussy!
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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 Dazed and Confused (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Love That's Real Suite
Written by Jill Cunniff, Pablo Scoma
Performed by Luscious Jackson
Courtesy of Grand Royal Records/Capitol Records
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Ya don't have to be a stoner to enjoy this film
6 August 2006 | by See all my reviews

Very funny movie. Of the recent 'stoner' flicks, this is probably one of the best. (Probably second in my book to Dude Where's My car?) Ejoyable, entertaining, and weird characters. Dave Chappell is hilarious as always. There are a ton of cameos by great and well known comedians throughout the piece, all paying their homage to the great herb.

I myself am not a pot smoker but laughed my rear off anyways, even if I didn't get all of the 'inside' stuff that others may refer too. Chappell is great playing several outlandish characters in the movie. The situations they get themselves into are great and even better how they get out of them.

There is ample potty humor as well as pot humor to boot. Well worth the rental fee and your time.


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