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How High (2001)

Two guys by the name of Silas and Jamal decided to one day smoke something magical, which eventually helps them to ace their college entrance exam.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Silas P. Silas
... Jamal King
... Dean Carl Cain
... Baby Powder
... Mamma King
... Philip Huntley
... Vice President
... Bill the Crew Coach
... Lauren
... I Need Money
... Ivory - Ghost (as Chuck Davis)
... Jamie
... Bart
... Gerald
... Jeffrey
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Storyline

Two guys by the name of Silas and Jamal decided to one day smoke something magical, which eventually helps them to ace their college entrance exam. This eventually lands them in Harvard, where they're surrounded by the world of Ivy Leaguers. Although their new lifestyle is much different from back home, they kept on having fun until their supernatural smoke runs out. Now, they are on their own and they have to rely on each other to survive. Written by Michael Ji <jekimerider310@yahoo.com>

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They've got their degrees all rolled up. See more »

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Comedy | Fantasy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive drug use and language, and for sexual dialogue | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

21 December 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

'Fumuri' la Harvard  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,779,850, 23 December 2001, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$31,155,435, 24 February 2002
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Tracy Morgan cameos as the baseballer in ghost form a la field of dreams. See more »

Goofs

Baby Powder's vanity plate, "BPOWDER" is 7 characters. Massachusetts license plates have a maximum of 6 characters. See more »

Quotes

Bart: [Jamal is rowing pathetically] What are you doing, Hip-hop hooray? Paddle! Paddle like a man, get jiggy with it or something!
Mamma King: [Mamma King appears in the sky] Jamal! What is ya ass doin' in a boat. Oh I see, you've been smoking too much ganja huh.
Spectator: [noticing her] It's so huge!
Mamma King: Well, I guess you might have to just come back home and live with me!
Jamal: OH HELL NO!
Mamma King: Did you curse at me!
Jamal: [Jamal starts paddling as hard as he can]
[to Bart]
Jamal: Row motherfucker ROW!
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Crazy Credits

Various bloopers and outtakes run during the credits, ending with the cast shouting: "The movie is over! Go home!" See more »

Connections

References Reefer Madness (1936) See more »

Soundtracks

Wu Wear
Written by RZA (as Robert Diggs)
Performed by Wu-Tang Clan
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By arrangement with Warner Special Products
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great comedy, but not for everyone
4 February 2005 | by See all my reviews

Firstly I want to say: I have to comment this film as reaction to negative commentaries. I found that people who have written attacking commentary must have a bad experience with drugs (I mean light, I count alcohol in this group), or are hypocritical and never taste it. Most people are enjoying talking (and writing) about things that they don't know and that they don't understand. I vote 9 because it is great comedy even I know that most people will not understand 90 percent of jokes. But every voting is subjective, isn't it? So for people who did not see this film ever and maybe they will: don't expect anything, because expectation will make deformation of your feelings and understanding. And If you are apriori of anti-drugs intence: do not see it rather. It is very easy to give it bad evaluation but it is very difficult to make good comedy. Keep it in mind and vote if you like it. And if you liked it, watch it again: you will find another jokes.


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