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Bongwater (1998)

An indolent artist in Portland, Oregon becomes addicted to marijuana, prompting his girlfriend to flee to New York City with a heroin addict.

Director:

Richard Sears

Writers:

Michael Hornburg (novel), Nora Maccoby | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Luke Wilson ... David
Alicia Witt ... Serena
Amy Locane ... Jennifer
Brittany Murphy ... Mary
Jack Black ... Devlin
Andy Dick ... Tony
Jeremy Sisto ... Robert
Jamie Kennedy ... Tommy
Scott Caan ... Bobby
Christian J. Meoli ... Tobo (as Christian Meoli)
George Kuchar ... Homeless Man
Patricia Wettig ... Mom
Michael Artura ... Cop
Scott Anthony Ferguson Scott Anthony Ferguson ... Fireman
Kyle Gass ... Guitar Player
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Storyline

David is an aspiring artist and a pot dealer, and he falls in love with constantly smoking pot. Serena gets jealous and goes off to New York with heroin-addicted Tommy, and David wants her back. Written by M.Dubay

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive drug content and language, sexuality/nudity and a sexual assault | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 June 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bong Water See more »

Filming Locations:

Sauvie Island, Oregon, USA See more »

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Color
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Trivia

When Tommy (Jamie Kennedy) looks at Serena's driver's license, we see that her last name is Witt. Alicia Witt, who plays Serena, wrote her last name on it exactly like in her own signature. See more »

Goofs

The boom mic can be blatantly seen several times in the full screen (1.33) version. See more »

Quotes

Tony: We didn't tell you? We're having a party! We rented out the Adams. Yeah it has this whole 80's theme.
Robert: Yeah, so, you can just wear that really ugly shirt you always wear. And... you'll be 80's!
David: Oh I'd love to. But all my stuff burned down. In the big funny fire!
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Crazy Credits

Through the closing credits, we hear people leaving coded messages on an answering machine about buying pot. See more »

Connections

References When We Were Kings (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

A Cloak of Elvenkind by Marcy Playground
Written by Marcy Playground
Performed by Marcy Playground
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I liked it
15 December 2003 | by firewomanSee all my reviews

This is a movie which is just for fun. I think you just have to get it or like this kind of film to enjoy it, as I am sure a ton of you out there will think its a waste. I liked it very much. Alot of familiar faces in this one before they became more well known. Andy Dick is great, so is Jack Black. Some cool songs too which worked great with the scenes. Just a messed up fun escape for an hour and a half, if not just to see some of these stars of today in a smaller indie film. Simple, witty, and a guilty pleasure.


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