Half Baked
Half Baked (1998)

It's dopey time, again, in this pat-addled buddy movie that will scare you straight with its lack of humor.

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: January 16, 1998
DVD Release Date: June 30, 1998
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Critic Score: 29% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

Riotous, even to the sober.

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Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)

Winningly stupid comedy, with the emphasis on stupid.

David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

Half-Baked wants to be a classic moronic movie, but it's just too stupid to achieve that goal.

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Michael A. Smith
Nolan's Pop Culture Review

So funny! "But I'm Cuban, B." "YES, Cuban B!"

James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

seems half-produced, with a grainy, unattractive look and bargain-basement special-effects that ruin some good ideas. Perhaps the filmmakers blew their budget on the slew of guest stars who pop up briefly...

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David Luty
Film Journal International

The film, in spite of any plot, is one sketch after another, some of which fall flat, some of which fall flatter.

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Scott Weinberg
DVD Clinic

As far as pot comedies go, it's got just enough laughs to warrant a visit.

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Brian Mckay

The definitive stoner's anthem film. Chapelle is hilarious and charismatic. Great celebrity cameos help keep the uneven script afloat. (Best served fully baked).

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Michael Dequina

The filmmakers forgot to come up with more than one joke, and the one that they do have isn't very funny.

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Flixster Audience Score: 81% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
Stupid comedy but done well. I laugh at this movie all the time.
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Eric Alvarez
Dave Chapelle doing what he does best, acting high and talking about weed.