"Pineapple Express" is at its best when it's about these two guys getting to know each other by talking about absolutely nothing. In a twist on the traditional odd-couple roles, the heavy guy is the uptight one and the lanky one is more laid-back; Dale and Saul certainly offer an intriguing contrast to brothers-in-bongs Harold and Kumar or Cheech and Chong.
Here is the Pineapple Express Trailer
Release and reception
A "red-band" trailer for the film, featuring the song "Paper Planes" by M.I.A.,leaked in February 2008.Sony Pictures had the video removed from YouTube within a week of its posting. Patrick Goldstein's Summer Movie Posse of the LA Times described its incorporation as "the most impressive use of M.I.A.'s 'Paper Planes' ever."Pineapple Express had an advance screening at the Just for Laughs Film Festival on July 19, 2008. The film is planned to have a theatrical release on August 6, 2008. Cable network FX pre-bou
Box office performance
The film grossed $23.2 million on its opening weekend. As of August 17, 2008, the film grossed $62.93 million in North America.
The original motion picture soundtrack to the film was released on August 5, 2008.Although featured in the trailer for the film, the song "Paper Planes" by M.I.A. does not appear on the soundtrack or in the movie.
"Pineapple Express" by Huey Lewis and the News (4:27)
"Electric Avenue" by Eddy Grant (3:48)
"Dr. Greenthumb" by Cypress Hill (3:08)
"Lost at Birth" by Public Enemy (3:33)
"Poison" by Bell Biv DeVoe (4:20)
"Wanted Dread and Alive" by Peter Tosh (4:22)
"Don't Look Around" by Mountain (3:44)
"Pineapple Chase (aka The Reprise of the Phoenix)" by Graeme Revell (3:03)
"Bird's Lament" by Moondog & The London Saxophonic (2:02)
"Coconut Girl" by Brother Noland (3:36)
"Hilawe" by Arthur Lyman (1:09)
"Tha Crossroads" by Bone Thugs-n-Harmony (3:45)
"Pineapple Fight" (aka "The Nemesis Proclaimed") by Graeme Revell (3:08)
"I Didn't Mean to Hurt You" by Spiritualized (5:12)
"Woke Up Laughing" by Robert Palmer (3:35)