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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
Miss Hatchet
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  »


Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,262,963, 20 July 1980, Wide Release

Gross USA:

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


The character of Donna (Evelyn Guerrero) also appears in Cheech and Chong's Things Are Tough All Over (1982) and Nice Dreams (1981). See more »


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


Cheech (singing): Mexican Americans / love education / so they go to night school / and take Spanish / and get a B.
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Crazy Credits

The music was played just a second before the Universal logo appeared. See more »


Follows Up in Smoke (1978) See more »


Love Me
Written by Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller
Performed by Cheech Marin
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Second film starring the Cheech and Chong duo.
17 August 2005 | by See all my reviews

Cheech & Chong's Next Movie (1980) was the second film to star to pot loving duo of Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong. The lovable burn out smokers are now roommates. They live in a condemned building looking for ways to score more smoke and just lay about all day. But Cheech is the "responsible" one. He has a job and a steady girlfriend. One day, Cheech wants to get his freak on so he tries to get Chong out of the house. Another problem arises as well, Cheech's brother "Red" (Cheech is another role) is in town and wants to hang with him. Firguring that he could kill two birds with one stone, Cheech pawns Chong off and Red. What kind of adventures will Chong and Red get into? Will Cheech get his freak on? How long will Chong go without some smoke? Just watch CHEECH & CHONG'S NEXT MOVIE to find out!!

Tommy Chong takes over the directorial reigns for the sequel. He received some experience when he did some uncredited work on UP IN SMOKE. Funny but not as good as the first film. But Cheech and Chong fans will enjoy it. Followed by NICE DREAMS.


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