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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

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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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

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The feel-good event of the year!


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Language:

English

Release Date:

16 April 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,972
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(Showtime Library Print)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The process of creating the dances was elaborate, complex and highly collaborative, involving everyone from the director to the production designer, costume designer and director of photography. Styles of dance ranged from swing to Bob Fosse-inspired jazz, Bollywood, hip-hop and Las Vegas-type show dancing. More than 400 dancers were auditioned in order to find the 30 used in the final production. See more »

Goofs

When Jimmy is holding the glasses and pointing his finger at Mary and the camera switches, his hand is back on the glasses again, and then off again. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Paul Kochinski: You can't believe everything you read and that don't make me a commie!
Lecturer: Mr. Kochinski, Mr. Hearst is a fine American businessman and a graduate of Harvard University. Where did you matriculate?
Mr. Paul Kochinski: Huh?
Lecturer: Ma.tric.u.late. It means where did you go to college?
Mr. Paul Kochinski: Well... I... I didn't.
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

References The Little Mermaid (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

The Brownie Song
Performed by Christian Campbell with Ana Gasteyer, John Kassir, Amy Spanger and Steven Weber
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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.


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