How High
How High (2001)

A pair of real-life multi-platinum rap artists star in this genial substance abuse comedy recalling the pro-marijuana work of Cheech and Chong and such films as Half Baked (1998). Silas (Method Man) and Jamal (Redman) are buddies who enjoy… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: December 21, 2001
DVD Release Date: May 21, 2002
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Critic Score: 27% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: How High is a sloppily constructed stoner movie filled with lame, vulgar jokes.

Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

Despite the comedy's reliance on drug humor, first-time director Jesse Dylan is actually less interested in getting high than in seeing how low he can go.

Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

Features a fine mix of several generations of comic talent plus a terrific soundtrack from its stars.

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Heather Wadowski
Film Threat

The jokes aren't funny, the characters aren't fully developed and poor editing only makes a humorless story confusing.

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Joe Leydon

Maintains a consistent level of a swaggering, semi-anarchic silliness reminiscent of '70s youth-skewing comedies.

Bob Graham
San Francisco Chronicle

How High doesn't look like a movie somebody made. It looks like a movie somebody hallucinated and put up on the screen.

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James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

Silly, sloppy, and liberated from any sense of pacing or plot

Jessica Winter
Village Voice

Too lazy to be a comedy, too conventional to be a head movie.

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Gene Seymour

Sample what you want. Doze through the rest.

Jonathan R. Perry
Tyler Morning Telegraph (Texas)

Sinfully tasteless cinema was everywhere in 2001 - but this movie is so bad it's Freudian.

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Flixster Audience Score: 79% Flixster User Reviews
Eric Alvarez
It's good because it's that stupid.....if that makes any sense.
Coxxie Mild Sauce
wow there is nothing funny about this movie... these assholes should should just give up man
Michael Gildea
Aside from the words "ridiculous fun" there's not much else I can really say to describe How High. It's definitely a must for Wu-Tang fans… More
Tim Sigur
Pothead comedies hit too close to home for me.
Wahida K
How high can you throw me?
Bobby Hobbs
This movie is pretty funny. It's total fantasy and I found it more then far out, at times, but im assuming thats what they were going for. For a couple of… More