Top 10 Pineapple Express Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Pineapple Express facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Pineapple Express film message.

Red says his shaved armpits make him able to take danger. This is shown throughout the rest of the movie as he survives many life-endangering situations.
Red says his shaved armpits make him able to take danger. This is shown throughout the rest of the movie as he survives many life-endangering situations.

Seth Rogen and co-writer Evan Goldberg had to roll all the cross joints themselves (~100) because no one else on the crew could roll them properly

Pineapple Express Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - You can see Judd Apatow sitting on a bench next to James Franco during a B-roll shot
    You can see Judd Apatow sitting on a bench next to James Franco during a B-roll shot

Pineapple Express Hidden Details

1 - Dale Denton is seen giving Ted Jones purple nurples right beside his purple nurple plants.
Dale Denton is seen giving Ted Jones purple nurples right beside his purple nurple plants.
1 - Saul is unable to wipe the slushee off of the windshield because he is using the lever to turn the lights on and off.
Saul is unable to wipe the slushee off of the windshield because he is using the lever to turn the lights on and off.
1 - I just noticed that the room where Seth Rogan and James Franco are escaping is the same room that Bill Hader is testing out weed in the opening scene. The hazmat suit in the back proves it.
I just noticed that the room where Seth Rogan and James Franco are escaping is the same room that Bill Hader is testing out weed in the opening scene. The hazmat suit in the back proves it.
1 - The car parked behind Dale's car as he and Saul flee the apartment belongs to the two hitmen chasing them throughout the movie. Later on, the hitmen show up later to Dale's girlfriend's house driving the same car, close behind Saul and Dale yet again.
The car parked behind Dale's car as he and Saul flee the apartment belongs to the two hitmen chasing them throughout the movie. Later on, the hitmen show up later to Dale's girlfriend's house driving the same car, close behind Saul and Dale yet again.
1 - Saul tries unsuccessfully to use the windshield wipers to clear the slushy off the windshield. You can see he is actually hitting the turn signal stick on the left of the wheel instead of the wiper stick on the right
Saul tries unsuccessfully to use the windshield wipers to clear the slushy off the windshield. You can see he is actually hitting the turn signal stick on the left of the wheel instead of the wiper stick on the right
1 - Red has his priorities straight while dying in Pineapple Express(2008)
Red has his priorities straight while dying in Pineapple Express(2008)
Pineapple Express poster
Pineapple Express poster

Pineapple Express Plot

A process server and his marijuana dealer wind up on the run from hitmen and a corrupt police officer after he witnesses his dealer's boss murder a competitor while trying to serve papers on him.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Pineapple Express. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Action, Comedy, Crime
Director David Gordon Green
Stars Seth Rogen, James Franco, Danny McBride, Kevin Corrigan
IMDB score 6.9