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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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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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

A comedy about best buds! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Details

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:

$7,772,540, 16 January 1998, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$17,278,980, 8 March 1998
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DTS-Stereo | DTS | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Neal Brennan who co-wrote this movie makes a cameo as the counter worker where Scarface works. See more »

Goofs

In the theater version, a boom operator, complete with mike, could be plainly seen crouching in the corner after Mary Jane slams her apartment door in Thurgood's face, and he tries to talk to her through the door. The crewman is directly behind Mary Jane's door, inside her apartment. Later, in the home-video version, this mistake was corrected, but the top of the crewman's head is still visible at the bottom of the screen. See more »

Quotes

Thurgood Jenkins: I don't do drugs, though. Just weed.
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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

An edited version of the film shown on Comedy Central removes most of the profanity, and alters some lines. In the scene where Bob Saget appears as the Cocaine Addict, the line is changed. In the theatrical version he says "I used to suck dick for coke". In the Comedy Central Version, he says "I used to suck feet for coke." See more »

Connections

Spoofs Piranha II: The Spawning (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

Knock On Wood
from Woody Woodpecker cartoon
Written by Darrell Calker
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Seriously one of the Funniest Movies You'll Ever See
2 July 2002 | by snafu801See all my reviews

This is by far one of the funniest movies you will ever see...that is if your a burnt out stoner who can relate to the motivationless potheads in this movie. Thankfully I can and that is why I love this movie so so much. I bought this movie previously viewed for 3 dollars and that was by far the best 3 dollars I've ever spent in my entire life. I have watched this movie about 10 times since I bought it and that was only about a month ago. It is really that funny. It has so many hilarious lines. I laugh and laugh when I hear Jon Stewart describing the back of a twenty dollar bill on weed..."Theres a guy in the bushes, does he have a gun..I dont know? Whats that? Red team go, Red team go!" Its fu**ing hilarious. Youll know what I mean once you see this movie. And No you dont have to be a stoner to love this movie it makes me laugh and I am far from one. So please take my advice and rent this movie.


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