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Bongwater (1998)

An indolent artist in Portland, Oregon becomes addicted to marijuana, prompting his girlfriend to flee to New York City with a heroin addict.

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David is an aspiring artist and a pot dealer, and he falls in love with constantly smoking pot. Serena gets jealous and goes off to New York with heroin-addicted Tommy, and David wants her back. Written by M.Dubay

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Rated R for pervasive drug content and language, sexuality/nudity and a sexual assault | See all certifications »

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When Tommy looks at Serena's driver's license, we see that her last name is Witt. Alicia Witt, who plays Serena, wrote her last name on it exactly like in her own signature. See more »

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The boom mic can be blatantly seen several times in the full screen (1.33) version. See more »

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Tony: We didn't tell you? We're having a party! We rented out the Adams. Yeah it has this whole 80's theme.
Robert: Yeah, so, you can just wear that really ugly shirt you always wear. And... you'll be 80's!
David: Oh I'd love to. But all my stuff burned down. In the big funny fire!
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Through the closing credits, we hear people leaving coded messages on an answering machine about buying pot. See more »

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References The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997) See more »

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Stunned by consensus
5 February 2006 | by See all my reviews

I just can't believe the poor rap this movie gets. I watch a great deal of movies and this is in my top 5 favorite movies. This is a movie that I can always watch. It's a smart stony movie that always delivers. There is a ton of very subtle, incredibly funny humor. Jack Black's role is very funny, and this is my favorite of all of Luke Wilson's movies. In my opinion this movie may take a few viewings to fully appreciate. The movie does sometimes have an odd feel to it due to it's being adapted from a novel. The movie skips and omits a lot from the novel, as movies do, and they fail to tie in essential concepts from the book that would make the movie's plot a little more cohesive. If you have not seen this movie, watch it. If you have, watch it again.


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