7.1/10
5,910
77 user 24 critic

Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical (2005)

Trailer
2:06 | Trailer

Watch Now

With Prime Video

ON DISC
ALL
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 »
Reviews
Popularity
4,221 ( 663)
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

Cautionary tale features a fictionalized take on the use of marijuana. A trio of drug dealers lead innocent teenagers to become addicted to "reefer" cigarettes by holding wild parties with jazz music.

Director: Louis J. Gasnier
Stars: Dorothy Short, Kenneth Craig, Lillian Miles
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

"It's all a LIE!!" or so screams our hero, DETECTIVE JACK PERRY. We meet Jack in the prologue as he interrupts a telecast of a movie review program. He claims REEFER MADNESS, the classic ... See full summary »

Director: Kent Skov
Stars: Bob Buchholz, Michael Cheselka, Connie Sue Cook
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A college girl decides to get to know her estranged father before she begins her education, but his life turns out to be nothing that she expected.

Director: Sam Pillsbury
Stars: Tim Matheson, Sean Young, Edward Asner
Fifty Pills (2006)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Darren Giles has lost his college scholarship, can't work up the courage to ask out the girl of his dreams and doesn't have the cash to stay in college another semester. Unless he can ... See full summary »

Director: Theo Avgerinos
Stars: Diora Baird, Kristen Bell, Michael Masini
Last Days of America (Video 2005)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

Last days of America is a story about a young woman who has left society and is now embarked on an inward journey of silence into herself. Although she is living in a small cottage in the ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Ford
Stars: Angela Bettis, Suzanne Santos, Tiffyn Cvejanovich
The Receipt (2005)
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

THE RECE!PT is an exciting roller-coaster ride about two star-crossed lovers who only have minutes to change the course of their lives. Time is running out for Leni. He's just received a ... See full summary »

Director: Tim Garrick
Stars: Matthew D. McCallum, Kristen Bell, Dina Meyer
Gracie's Choice (TV Movie 2004)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A teenage girl tries to raise her three half-brothers and one half-sister on her own after their drug-addicted mother is sent to jail.

Director: Peter Werner
Stars: Kristen Bell, Diane Ladd, Shedrack Anderson III
Warlock (1959)
Certificate: Passed Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A famous gunman becomes the marshal of Warlock to end a gang's rampages, but is met with some opposition by a former gang member turned deputy sheriff who wants to follow only legal methods.

Director: Edward Dmytryk
Stars: Richard Widmark, Henry Fonda, Anthony Quinn
Horror | Musical | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A worldwide epidemic encourages a biotech company to launch an organ-financing program similar in nature to a standard car loan. The repossession clause is a killer, however.

Director: Darren Lynn Bousman
Stars: Paul Sorvino, Anthony Head, Alexa PenaVega
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A thief, Quint, is hired by the Justice Department to steal incriminating tapes from a corrupt corporation. The tapes vanish when Quint hides them in the back of a hydrodynamic powered racing car that is stolen by a hot car ring.

Director: Harley Cokeliss
Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Linda Hamilton, Robert Vaughn
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

The film centers on a big Polish family. Jadzia is the mother and the ruler of the Pzoniak family (she has five children). Though she's happily married to Bolek, she is also having a ... See full summary »

Director: Theresa Connelly
Stars: Claire Danes, Gabriel Byrne, Lena Olin
Veronica in the FBI (Video 2007)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Veronica Mars has an eventful first two days at her new job at the FBI. First, she goes undercover as an underage mom to nab a pedophile school principal and then unknowingly walks into the apartment of a dangerous bomber.

Director: Rob Thomas
Stars: Kristen Bell, Chastity Dotson, Walton Goggins
Edit

Cast

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
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The feel-good event of the year!


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA | Germany | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 April 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical See more »

Edit

Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,972
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(Showtime Library Print)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The credits list "Dead Old Man" as a production studio in conjunction with Apolloscreen. "Dead Old Man" is the name of a song in the original stage production. See more »

Goofs

During the song "The Stuff" Ana Gasteyer looks out the window and sing the line "Rapes Me". Before she looks out the window, her cigarette is in her left hand. It then switches to the right as shes singing out the window. When we see her again back inside the window, the cigarette is back in her left hand. See more »

Quotes

Mary LaneRalph Wiley: [Mary has just taken her first hit] Goodbye Mary Sunshine! Reefer has blown out her mind! She's now a hot-head hussy!
Mary Lane: Don't you run! I'm not done! Can't you tell we've just begun? What's your rush? You're not having fun?
Ralph Wiley: No, I'm really not!
Mary LaneRalph Wiley: Mary, Mary Sunshine! Burned for, yearned for dirty life!
[Mary stuffs Ralph's mouth with an apple and straddles him]
Ralph Wiley: Mmmph?
Mary Lane: Shut up, bitch!
See more »

Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Spoofs Brain Damage (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

Mary Jane/Mary Lane
Performed by Kristen Bell, Christian Campbell and Cast
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »

User Reviews

 
Tell your children to see this movie!
18 April 2005 | by mcfly85See all my reviews

Reefer Madness should give us all new hope for the return of the movie-musical genre and the sweet days of Rocky Horror-style comedy! I love it when a musical is adapted from stage to screen, and the director takes full advantage of things that can be done in a movie that cannot be realized on stage. Reefer Madness takes full advantage of its film medium while still maintaining an unfailing sense of theatricality. The direction, choreography and vocal performances are fantastic.

This awesome movie is flawlessly cast and realized. It's a must-see for any fans of musicals, intelligent comedy and, well, weed.


28 of 33 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 77 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed