Chronic-Con, Episode 420: A New Dope

Watch Chronic-Con, Episode 420: A New Dope

  • TV-14
  • 2015
  • 1 hr 16 min
  • 5.8  (444)

Chronic-Con, Episode 420: A New Dope is a stoner comedy documentary released in 2015. The movie stars American comedians Doug Benson, Scott Aukerman, and Brian Posehn as they embark on a hilarious journey to San Diego Comic-Con, the world-renowned pop culture convention. The film is a tongue-in-cheek take on the Comic-Con culture, showing how the event has evolved from a gathering of comic book fans to a massive media spectacle that draws over 130,000 people annually. Chronic-Con explores the correlation between the cannabis culture and the comic book world, as both have been shrouded in controversies but have gained widespread acceptance in recent years.

The movie opens with Benson, who is an avid cannabis user and a renowned stand-up comedian, preparing for his trip to Comic-Con. He teams up with his fellow comedians, Aukerman and Posehn, who are also known for their stoner humor, and together, they embark on a journey to explore the connection between weed and comics.

The trio sets out to talk to various guests at Comic-Con, including well-known comic book artists, writers, and celebrities, and ask them about their views on cannabis usage. They document their journey in a humorous and lighthearted manner, taking viewers on a journey through the world of pop culture.

Throughout the movie, the comedians encounter various ridiculous situations related to their love of cannabis. They attend a "Hotbox" panel, where they interview people who smoke marijuana in a car together, and even participate in a joint-rolling competition, where they showcase their skills at rolling the perfect joint.

The film also explores the medicinal uses of cannabis and how it has been used to treat conditions such as epilepsy and chronic pain. The comedians interview doctors and patients who have benefitted from cannabis-based treatments, providing a more serious and informative aspect to their documentary.

The movie is filled with hilarious moments, including a scene where they try to smoke weed inside a Comic-Con costume, and an encounter with fans who have created their own superhero personas, including a character called "Bongman."

Chronic-Con, Episode 420: A New Dope also touches upon the legalisation of cannabis and how it has affected the comic book industry. With the decriminalisation of cannabis in certain states, comics have started incorporating marijuana-themed storylines, and characters, such as "Weedman."

The film concludes with the comedians returning home, having experienced all the highs and lows of Comic-Con. Overall, Chronic-Con, Episode 420: A New Dope is a hilarious and insightful documentary that explores the relationship between cannabis culture and the pop culture phenomenon of Comic-Con.

Chronic-Con, Episode 420: A New Dope is a 2015 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 16 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.8.

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    5.8  (444)