Reefer Madness (2005)

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Based on the stage play, this musical parody of 1936 film 'Reefer Madness' takes that already overblown criticism of marijuana usage in the source film and ups the ante to humorous effect.

Rating: R (for drug material, sexual content and some violence)
Genre: Drama, Musical & Performing Arts, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Dan Studney, Kevin Murphy
In Theaters:
On DVD: Nov 8, 2005
Runtime:
Showtime Networks Inc. - Official Site

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Cast


as Lecturer/Goat Man/FD...

as Jimmy Harper

as Mary Lane

as Mae Coleman

as Miss Poppy

as Ralph

as Sally

as Mayor Harris MacDona...

as Paul Kochinski

as Principal Poindexter...

as Roxanne MacDonald

as Deirdre Greevey

as Warden Harrah

as Joan of Arc

as Satan

as Warden Harrah

as Jimmy's Mom

as Mrs. Lori Wang

as Off. D.J. Sordelet

as Secret Service Agent...

as Arc-ette

as Arc-ette

as Dead Old Man

as Asian Guy

as Billy Curio

as Shakespeare

as Sibley "Sax" Jenkins

as Inmate Magnanti
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Critic Reviews for Reefer Madness

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | April 2, 2005
Variety
Top Critic

Maybe a few bong hits would make this thing funnier.

Full Review… | February 2, 2005
eFilmCritic.com

Full Review… | December 6, 2005
Bullz-Eye.com

Full Review… | October 22, 2005
Filmcritic.com

Full Review… | February 5, 2005
Film Threat

Full Review… | February 5, 2005
Apollo Guide

Audience Reviews for Reefer Madness

[font=Century Gothic][color=blue]The latest version of "Reefer Madness" is a musical that is a remake/parody of the original 1930's anti-drug movie(which I've never seen even though I've seen clips from time to time. There must have been a clip in the 2000 documentary "Grass", even though I cannot remember for sure.). A mysterious stranger(Alan Cumming, in this role and many others) comes to lecture the kind parents one night in 1936 about the evils of the drug, marijuana.(Which here seems to be a combination of angel dust, crack and steroids.) He shows them an anachronistic film that starts out with a sweet innocent high school couple, James Harper(Christian Campbell) and Mary Lane(Kristen Bell). But there is evil lurking in the corners willing to seduce them to the dark side...[/color][/font]
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[font=Century Gothic][color=#0000ff]Surprisingly, "Reefer Madness" turned out to be a very enjoyable movie musical with catchy tunes and great dance routines. It is a rather enjoyable romp. [/color][/font]
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[font=Century Gothic][color=#0000ff]There is also a political edge to this movie in that it criticizes the fearmongering that goes along with the film within a film. It reminded me of the hapless drive to teach abstinence only sex education in high schools.[/color][/font]

Harlequin68
Walter M.

Super Reviewer

Its ludicrous in the best possible way. Great songs and great comedic performances.

Alec Barniskis
Alec Barniskis

Super Reviewer

This movie was fun and campy. Loved the songs and the acting was good too.

lovablemisanthrope
Lovable Misanthrope

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