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Cheech and Chong's Next Movie (1980)

The two stoners and their friends go through another series of crazy, drug-influenced misadventures.



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


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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Release Date:

18 July 1980 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

High Encounters of the Ultimate Kind  »

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Did You Know?


First Cheech and Chong movie directed by Chong (Tommy Chong). Chong is the credited full director on this film but had directed uncredited parts of Up in Smoke (1978). See more »


In the welfare office, the long string of numbers coming from the dispenser varies in length throughout the scene. See more »


Guard at the Studio Entrance.: [to Cheech after leaving in a van] Hey, Fella, your pass?
Cheech: Pass, oh thanks a lot man.
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Featured in 100 Years of Comedy (1997) See more »


Lovin' Machine
Written by Henry Glover
Performed by Wynonie Harris
Courtesy of Gusto Records Inc.
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Hillarious movie!
12 November 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

One of Cheech and Chong's best movies. The part where Chong is on stage trying to re-tell a joke Cheech told earlier is classic! "I'm going to turn this glass into a dick...." I laugh everytime I see this movie. You don't have to be high while checking out this flick. But, you'll certainly laugh a lot harder if you pull out the bong!

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