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Dale and Saul, 'Pineapple Express' (2008)

Dope creates strange bedfellows — in life and in the movies. Seth Rogen's shaggy young professional Dale Denton doesn’t have a lot in common with James Franco's spacey drug-dealer Saul Silver in David Gordon Green's throwback caper comedy, but when their business relationship puts them into mutual mortal danger, they discover that they make a good team. (Rogen and Franco would later make a DIY "sequel" to this stoner-cinema classic in their 2013 Apatow-MVP team-up movie This Is the End — itself a postapocalyptic pot-smoking epic.) Saul’s happy-go-lucky nature gets under Dale’s gruff, loner skin. But sometimes just sharing just one common interest is enough to forge an unbreakable bond, and these guys are connected by something truly divine: a superbud that smells "like God's vagina." NM

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