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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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Tamra Davis
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dave Chappelle ... Thurgood Jenkins / Sir Smoke-a-Lot
Guillermo Díaz ... Scarface
Jim Breuer ... Brian
Harland Williams ... Kenny Davis
Rachel True ... Mary Jane Potman
Clarence Williams III ... Samson Simpson
Laura Silverman ... Jan
Tommy Chong ... Squirrel Master
R.D. Reid R.D. Reid ... Scientist
Gregg Rogell ... Pothead
Kevin Brennan ... Pothead
Alice Poon Alice Poon ... Supply Clerk
Rick Demas Rick Demas ... Nasty Nate
David Bluestein ... Jerry Garcia
Kevin Duhaney 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 »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Did You Know?

Trivia

The period between the script being bought to the release of the film was only seven months, an incredibly fast time frame for a major studio film. See more »

Goofs

In the "Mid Eighties" scene, the boys light the joint with a Bic lighter that has a child resistant striker. These were not introduced until the late 1990's. See more »

Quotes

Samson Simpson: I'm going to kill your little Mexican friend
Scarface: I'm Cuban, B!
Samson Simpson: Ahhh, yes! Cuban Bee!
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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 »

Alternate Versions

The 2005 "Fully Baked" Edition DVD features an alternate ending. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Chappelle's Show: Make-A-Wish & Fisticuff (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

We Know
Written by Tricky, DJ Milo
Performed by Tricky and DJ Milo
Tricky appears courtesy of Island Records U.K.
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Wasted comedy at its finest
14 January 2001 | by Crowbot-2See all my reviews

This movie is hilarious. Extremely stupid, but still hilarious. And even as unbelievable as it is, there are people actually like this, heck I know several of them. The thing that makes it so funny is the fact that a bunch of funny parts in the film actually happen. So if you want to see funny realism mixed with over the top fantasy, this is your film.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Turkish

Release Date:

16 January 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Half Baked See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,722,540, 19 January 1998

Gross USA:

$17,460,020

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$17,460,020
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DTS-Stereo | DTS | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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