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The movie Friday is a comedy but it also depicts many important social issues The story is set in the city of Los Angeles California in what could be called a high-class ghetto This movie is about a young black man who loses his job and is influenced by his best friend to smoke marijuana The movie also shows the relationships of his family and other members of his neighborhood With a zany cast of characters and a hilarious script this movie touches on everything from gang violence to the use of drugs crime guns relationships sex and life in the ghetto In the movie Friday rap star Ice Cube plays the character Craig Craig has never smoked marijuana However his best friend Smokey smokes marijuana everyday Craig loses his job leaving him home all day with nothing to do to occupy his time He just hangs out in the neighborhood with his friends Smokey tries to convince Craig to try some marijuana At first Craig doesnt want to Smokey is persistent He points out to Craig that he doesnt have to work and doesnt have anything better to do Craig finally agrees so him and Smokey eventually sit on the front porch and smoke some marijuana Peer pressure is obviously the only reason Craig gives in Actually he had other options but he chose not to use them Common sense and a simple explanation would have worked for Craig just fine How to Say No and Keep Your Friends 23 Everyday we are faced with choices It is up to us to decide whats right and wrong Craig decides to try it and things start to happen that he really doesnt like Craig
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