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Nice Dreams (1981)

 -  Comedy | Crime  -  5 June 1981 (USA)
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Disguised as ice cream vendors, Cheech and Chong make--and subsequently lose--millions of dollars selling a batch of marijuana with an unusual side effect.

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Cast

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Cheech (as Richard 'Cheech' Marin)
Benita Barrie ...
Mrs. Del Whacko, Owner Casa Del Whacko
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Girl Nut
Big Yank ...
Male Nurse #2 (as Big Yank 'Anderson Ball')
Don Carlson ...
Nut #7
David Castle ...
Nut #8
Jerry Chambers ...
Male Nurse #1
Jennifer Child ...
Dishwater / Blondie Group #5
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Body Builder
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Midget Nut (as Joe Anthony Cox)
Roderick F. Daniels ...
Janitor
James William Newport ...
Grow Room Weirdo / Weird Jimmy (as Jimmy Fame)
James Faracci ...
CHP #1
Lorraine Fiorito ...
Hooker #2
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Storyline

Cheech and Chong house sit for a marijuana grower and rip off the crop. Stalked by keystone-style cops, Los Guys have a series of encounters with L.A. area characters even weirder than themselves. Written by <rth@ece.arizona.edu>

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The High Life Never Tasted So Good! See more »

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Comedy | Crime

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5 June 1981 (USA)  »

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Cheech & Chong's Nice Dreams  »

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Trivia

The character of Donna (Evelyn Guerrero) also appears in Cheech and Chong's Next Movie (1980) and Things Are Tough All Over (1982). See more »

Goofs

During the dream sequence, one of the "midgets" is trying not to laugh. See more »

Quotes

Howie Hamburger Dude: Would you like to have a hamburger?
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Referenced in The Simpsons: A Midsummer's Nice Dream (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

NICE DREAMS
Music and Lyrics by Ruben Guevara
Sung by Cheech Marin
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very naughty (which is why it's so nice)
25 March 2011 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

If you've seen other Cheech & Chong movies, then you can probably figure out what sorts of things happen in "Nice Dreams". In this outing, the stoner duo runs an ice cream truck that serves marijuana-based ice cream, with the eventual aim of having an island where topless women serve them. As can be expected, the cops are after the nutty twosome, but the marijuana is having an unusual side effect on Sgt. Stedanko (Stacy Keach).

Other than that, there's a cocaine outing under a table, and even an appearance by Timothy Leary. I nearly died laughing during the sequence in the apartment building.

No, it's not the best C&C movie, but there's definitely no shortage of laughs in "Nice Dreams". Also appearing are Paul Reubens, Evelyn Guerrero, Peter Jason, Linnea Quigley, Sarah Bernhard and Tony Cox.


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