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Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical (2005)

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An outrageous tongue-in-cheek musical comedy adaptation of the classic anti-marijuana propaganda film Reefer Madness (1936).

Director:

Andy Fickman

Writers:

Kevin Murphy (teleplay), Dan Studney (teleplay) | 2 more credits »
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kristen Bell ... Mary Lane
Christian Campbell ... Jimmy Harper
Neve Campbell ... Miss Poppy
Alan Cumming ... Lecturer / Goat-Man / FDR
Ana Gasteyer ... Mae Coleman
John Kassir ... Ralph Wiley / Uncle Sam
Amy Spanger ... Sally DeBains / Statue of Liberty
Robert Torti ... Jesus
Steven Weber ... Jack Stone / George Washington
Kevin McNulty ... Mayor Harris MacDonald
Stephen E. Miller ... Mr. Paul Kochinski
Robert Clarke ... Principal Poindexter Short
Ruth Nichol Ruth Nichol ... Mrs. Roxanne MacDonald
Lynda Boyd ... Mrs. Deirdre Greevey
Harry S. Murphy ... Warden Harrah
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This film tells the tale of the Harper Affair, in which young Jimmy Harper finds his life of promise turn into a life of debauchery and murder thanks to the new drug menace marijuana. Along the way he receives help from his girlfriend Mary and Jesus himself, but always finds himself in the arms of the Reefer Man and the rest of the denizens of the Reefer Den. Written by Anonymous

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for drug material, sexual content and some violence | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Harry S. Murphy (Warden Harrah) originated the role of The Lecturer in the Los Angeles production. See more »

Goofs

In the movie FDR delivers a Presidential pardon to Jimmy. In reality, the President doesn't have the right to issue a pardon for a crime under state law, such as murder. See more »

Quotes

Mae Coleman: Aww Jack, this kid can't be more than 15.
Jimmy: Oh 16, madam.
Mae Coleman: The name's Mae. And a madam runs a different kind of house.
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Crazy Credits

After the end credits roll, Satan appears in Heaven and laughs at the audience. See more »

Connections

Spoofs Grease (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

Reefer Madness
Performed by Alan Cumming and Cast
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madness
21 April 2005 | by bluusherSee all my reviews

People that didn't like this...just don't like musicals and that's fine. In this day in age where people are so ready to cast musicals off into the film industry abyss, it is great to see something like this come along. If you are turned off by the subject matter you just don't get it. See the original "instructional" short and you will, all too quickly, understand that this movie is right on the money. Big brother government + media fear = America of today and back in the 30's. Just think back to last years terror threat scenarios and you will begin to understand how our government perfers to control by fear and manipulation. Not only is this movie a riot, to me this movie captured the essence of paranoia and "quirkyness" the first one really had. It is well written and combines the best aspects of movies like "Jesus Christ Superstar" and "Little Shop of Horrors", both of which are classics as I'm sure this one is destined to become.


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Language:

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Release Date:

16 April 2005 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,972
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(Showtime Library Print)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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