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Cheech and Chong's Next Movie (1980)

 -  Comedy | Crime  -  18 July 1980 (USA)
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The two stoners and their friends go through another series of crazy, drug-influenced misadventures.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Cheech / Dwayne 'Red' Mendoza (as Richard Marin)
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Chong (as Thomas Chong)
Evelyn Guerrero ...
Donna
Betty Kennedy ...
Candy
Sy Kramer ...
Mr. Neatnik
Rikki Marin ...
Gloria
Peter Bromilow ...
Gay Motorcyclist
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Executive
Jonathan T. Moore ...
Music Store Salesman
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Old Lady (as Lupe M. Ontiveros)
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Cop Shotgun
Marguerite Ray ...
Miss Hatchet
John Steadman ...
Drunk in Welfare Office
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Womba
Robert Ackerman ...
Gas Station Owner
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Storyline

Cheech must deal with losing his job, his angry neighbor, and trying to score with sexy Donna. Meanwhile, Chong meets Cheech's cousin Red and the two have a wild time in Hollywood with a big bag of buds and a cool Ferrari. Along the way they meet everyone from Pee Wee Herman to really cool aliens. Written by Losman <losman@express-news.net>

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Just what we all need! A really good hit! See more »

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Comedy | Crime

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18 July 1980 (USA)  »

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High Encounters of the Ultimate Kind  »

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The name of the movie being shot during the film-shoot was "Wanda's Revenge". Prince Faggot, the D.O.P's name (under "Camera") on the clapper-board during the film-shoot, was a reference to cinematographer King Baggot. See more »

Goofs

After Cheech and Chong remake their van and after jumping their van, you can see feet pushing the van. See more »

Quotes

Pee-wee Herman: Hey, you guys look a little familiar to me!
Dwayne 'Red' Mendoza: Hey, you smell kinda familiar.
Pee-wee Herman: Ha, ha, ha. I'm the comedian. I'll tell the jokes, if you don't mind! If you think it's so easy, why don't you come up here and do it?
Gloria's Mom: Yeah, go up there and tell a joke!
Pee-wee Herman: That's right! You come up here and do it!
Dwayne 'Red' Mendoza: Okay!
Chong: Yeah, man!
Pee-wee Herman: Fuck this. I'm going somewhere else. Hey, hey, here!
[gives Red the finger and storms off]
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Connections

Follows Up in Smoke (1978) See more »

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Macho Man
Written by Jacques Morali, Henri Belolo, Victor Willis, and Peter Whitehead.
Performed by The Village People
Courtesy of Casablanca Records
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User Reviews

great party movie
13 December 2001 | by (Las Vegas) – See all my reviews

Hey, I grew up on Cheech and Chong films. Yet amazingly I'm not a potsmoker today. This is probably the second best of the lot, closely following "up in smoke".

If you don't like Cheech Marin or Tommy Chong, this movie probably isn't for you. Although Cheech's recent work doesn't resemble his work with Chong. If you like Tommy Chong in that 70's show, you will most likely like this movie. And if you have any interest in Paul Reubins in his pre-pee wee herman years, this is the movie for you.

The story isn't much, but it has a semblance of a story to keep things moving fairly smoothly- unlike some other Cheech and Chong films. The gags and jokes work very well for the times, and hold up fairly well over time. This movie is less a variety show than later Cheech and Chong films. Although there are a couple sequences that don't seem to fit very well with the movie.

This movie is a must see for any fan of the drug culture. And most fans of that 70's show will probably like this movie.

Go watch this movie and Up in Smoke now!!. You can skip other Cheech and Chong titles


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