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Reefer Madness (Tell Your Children) (Doped Youth) Reviews

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
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The original antimarijuana film (1936), offering the true inside story of the devil weed that drives men to savage lusts and women to unspeakable depravities, along with a little bit of dumb fun.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

March 28, 2007
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

"Reefer Madness" is so outrageously over the top that it's tough to imagine it was taken seriously even in the 1930s.

Full Review Source: Arizona Daily Star | Original Score: 4/4

January 21, 2007

Time Out
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One of the most absurdly earnest exercises in paranoia you'll ever have the good fortune to see.

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006
Emanuel Levy

| Original Score: 4/5

June 14, 2005

Film Threat

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 4/5

June 4, 2005
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

| Original Score: 3/5

February 18, 2005
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette

| Original Score: 3/5

February 3, 2005
Eric Lurio
Greenwich Village Gazette

| Original Score: 5/5

December 21, 2004
Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

A true guilty pleasure; laughable today. More fun than educational.

| Original Score: 3/5

February 25, 2004
Christopher Varney
Film Threat

The film is more interesting as a video time capsule reflecting what some saw as a threat to America's moral fiber.

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 3/5

December 8, 2002
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

a campy classic, full of awful acting and blatant misinformation

| Original Score: 3/5

July 29, 2002

TV Guide's Movie Guide

All the performers either overact laughably or underact to the point of just standing in place and speaking lines in a monotone.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 1/4

March 28, 2007
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The film is so idiotic that it almost demands being seen to confirm how bad it is.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: D

February 28, 2006
Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide

As the evidence mounts before us, it becomes clear that the general purpose of Reefer Madness was not pedantry, but vicarious lasciviousness.

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 50/100

August 24, 2004
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

The most famous of all the vintage "message" movies from the 30s and 40s only gets, uh, better with age.

Full Review Source: Creative Loafing | Original Score: 1/4

April 19, 2004
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...probably the granddaddy of all so-bad-it's-good cult films. I'm not sure it started a welcome trend.

Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis | Original Score: 3/10

March 11, 2004
Brian Mckay

A laughable and ignorant indictment of marijuana culture. Even the camp appeal isn't worthwhile.

| Original Score: 2/5

March 19, 2003
Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner

Not as funny as it sounds.

| Original Score: 1/5

March 18, 2003
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

This is neither the best nor the worst of this sort of thing -- nor even the most salacious. It may, however, be the silliest.

Full Review Source: Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC) | Original Score: 2/5

February 2, 2003
Mark Palermo
Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)

| Original Score: 1/5

October 14, 2002
Dennis Harvey
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June 20, 2005
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