Pineapple Express (film)

Pineapple Express is a 2008 American stoner actioncomedy film directed by David Gordon Green, written by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg and starring Rogen and James Franco. The plot concerns a process server and his marijuana dealer friend being on the run from hitmen and a corrupted police officer after witnessing the murder of a competitor from his dealers boss. Producer Judd Apatow, who previously worked with Rogen and Goldberg on Knocked Up and Superbad, assisted in developing the story, which was partially inspired by the bromantic comedy subgenre.

Dale Denton Seth Rogen is a 25yearold process server and habitual pot smoker. He makes a visit to the home of his drug dealer, Saul Silver James Franco, to buy weed. Saul tells him that he may already know the identity of Dales next service, Ted Jones Gary Cole. Dale drives to Teds house and witnesses Ted and a cop, Officer Carol Brazier Rosie Perez, shoot a man to death. Dale panics and flees the area, but leaves his roach at the scene which contains a rare strain of marijuana called Pineapple Express. Ted is able to identify the strain and sends his two henchmen, Budlofsky and Matheson Kevin Corrigan and Craig Robinson to dealer Red Danny McBride, who tells them that he has only sold the pot to Saul.Dale flees to Sauls apartment and learns that Ted is a dangerous drug lord and could trace the roach back to Saul. Dale and Saul flee into the nearby woods while Teds henchmen persuade Red to arrange a meeting with Saul. They accidentally fall asleep in Dales car and wake up to find that they missed their meeting with Red. They leave the woods and arrive at Reds house, hoping to determine whether Ted has linked them with the Pineapple Express. Red says Ted isnt after them but Dale realizes that hes lying, and starts a fight that results in Red getting knocked out. They wake Red and question him until he reveals that Ted has discovered who they are and is going to kill them. Dale and Saul decide that they must leave the city. ........

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