Skip to Content
Poster for Cult 101: Pineapple Express (2008)
Watch trailer for Cult 101: Pineapple Express (2008) Watch trailer

Cult 101: Pineapple Express (2008)

Opens on April 20

Director: David Gordon Green Run Time: 111 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2008

Starring: Danny McBride, Gary Cole, James Franco, Rosie Perez, Seth Rogen

Country: United States
Language: English

Cult 101 at Gateway Film Center

A celebration of the best cult films of all time.

See more Cult 101

About the film:

A lazy stoner is the sole witness to a murder by an evil drug lord and a corrupt cop. Marked for death, he runs for his life, dragging his dazed dealer and his supplier with him on a hilarious pot-fueled adventure.

About the filmmaker:

David Gordon Green is an American filmmaker. Before relaunching the Halloween franchise with Halloween (2018), he directed the dramas George Washington (2000)All the Real Girls (2003), and Snow Angels (2007), as well as the thriller Undertow (2004), all of which he wrote or co-wrote. In 2008, Green transitioned into comedy, directing the films Pineapple Express (2008)Your Highness (2011) and The Sitter (2011). He returned to his dramatic roots with the independent films Prince Avalanche (2014) and Joe (2013), followed by the films Manglehorn (2014)Our Brand Is Crisis (2015), and Stronger (2017). His films have won awards at major film festivals, including Sundance, Venice, Berlin, and Toronto.

See our upcoming films
Ohio Arts Council
Greater Columbus Arts Council
The Columbus Foundation
Campus Partners
National Endowment for the Arts
WWCD Radio
G&J Pepsi
WOSU Public Media


powered by Filmbot