Find the latest Christian movie reviews here at CrossWalk.com! We offer movie reviews from a Christian perspective allowing you to make an informed decision prior to going to the theater. Our Christian movie reviews include your standard movie review information such as release date, rating, genre, run time, director, and actors, but they will also include "cautions" about language, profanity, alcohol, smoking, drug use, violence, crime, religion and morals. You can also find Christian music, Christian video, Christian news and much more all free on Crosswalk.com Christian Movie Reviews - Family Friendly Entertainment

How High

  • compiled by Jeffrey Overstreet Copyright Christianity Today International
  • 2002 1 Jan
  • COMMENTS
How High
from Film Forum, 01/10/02

If you like films in which the characters positively revel in mischief and bad behavior, check out How High. It's a comedy about two African American men whose intelligence skyrockets when they start smoking a different kind of dope. When they get into Harvard, their stash is stolen, and they're left to fend for themselves with sub-par smarts.

The USCC's critic reports, "Vicious stereotypical characterizations, perverse mocking of American founding fathers, and a meandering plot with nary a laugh, make [this] vulgar film pure garbage."

Bob Waliszewski (Focus on the Family) calls How High "Cheech & Chong transported into the 21st century." He observes "dozens of pot-smoking scenes, sexual content galore, language that would make the proverbial sailor's ears bleed, and a destructive stereotypical depiction of African-American males as lazy, dope-smoking sex addicts. So you tell me. Should you let your family get High?"

That's probably enough coverage of that film for our purposes here.


Follow Crosswalk.com