In honor of 4/20 and the 20th anniversary of the film “Friday,” a special director’s cut will be shown in 400 theaters nationwide for one night only..
The film starred Ice Cube as a young man who loses his job and spends a memorable day with his pot smoking/dealing friend Smokey, played by Chris Tucker. It spurred two sequels, “Next Friday” and “Friday After Next.”
‘Friday’ movie coming back for 4/20
It’s popularity has continued throughout the years, perhaps most famously in the phrase “Bye, Felicia,” which is now a part of pop culture.
The phrase has become the ultimate way to dismiss a person or an idea and is based on a scene in which Ice Cube’s Craig and Tucker’s Smokey reject an attempt by Felicia, played by Angela Means, to borrow a car and some marijuana.