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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)  »

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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

When Thurgood and friends are watching Sir Smoke-A-Lot's video, "Samson Gets Me Lifted", the video's director is listed as Tamra Davis. See more »

Goofs

When Thurgood takes Mary Jane on a date, she suggests they go for Chinese food and we see a shot of the restaurant sign. The movie takes place in New York, but the sign says "Licensed under LLBO", which is the Liquor Licensing Board of Ontario. See more »

Quotes

Thurgood Jenkins: This weed was the shiz-nittlebam snip-snap-sack.
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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 »

Connections

Referenced in Dave Chappelle's Block Party (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

You Be Illin'
Performed by Run-D.M.C. (as Run DMC)
Written by Jason Mizell (as Jason Williams Mizell), Raymond L. White, Joseph Simmons (as Joseph Ward Simmons)
Courtesy of Profile Records, Inc.
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THE 90's stoner flick
20 June 2001 | by See all my reviews

Hilarious...or is it?...flick concerning an apartment full of pot-smokers who get themselves in trouble with the law and end up going on a series of the most funny adventures ever put to celluloid. This is a gas for the "in" crowd. Others probably won't get all the jokes, but it is still damn entertaining. I know people who worship this movie...of course, they've more than "smoked themselves retarded." If you're "feelin it," then you'll laugh your @ss off, I guarantee.


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