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Nice Dreams (1981)

R | | Comedy, Crime | 5 June 1981 (USA)
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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(as Thomas Chong)

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(as Thomas Chong), (as Richard 'Cheech' Marin)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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 story of two enterprising young men who make an amazing amount of money selling ice cream. See more »

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Comedy | Crime

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5 June 1981 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cheech & Chong's Nice Dreams  »

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Cheech Marin said of this movie: "The answer is that these guys . . . these characters we play . . . are like monks. Or samurai. They shouldn't have material possessions because that only screws up their karma or gets them ripped off". Out of that premise came a 3 ½ page script. Why 3 ½ pages? "Because it was double-spaced" answered Cheech. Chong replied: "He's putting you on. The reason for 3 ½ pages is so that we can budget the picture. It's a million dollars for each page and half a million for the cover". Cheech cut in and replied: "I'll tell the real reason. It's because of the expressions on people's faces. When we turn in a 3 ½ page screenplay. They blanch. Which is a pretty color you don't see a lot of lately". See more »

Goofs

When Animal rides up the elevator to Dona's apt she is on the 7th floor but the lights in the elevator says he is getting off on the 5th floor. There are 9 lights the farthest left is the up light then Lobby up to 8th the the down. When he gets off the down light up. She said to the cops 714 but she is in 716. See more »

Quotes

Sgt. Stedenko: You know we can not trust our own instincts, now I want you send this down to the analyzer and have it labbed. I'll take care of it.
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SAVE THE WHALES
Music and Lyrics by Cheech & Chong
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not as good as I remembered in 1981
19 November 2001 | by (Maryland) – See all my reviews

I saw this one in the theater when it came out in 1981.. I was 10 or 11 years old and I just loved it. Although I don't think I had seen it since, as a big fan of Cheech and Chong, I ordered the DVD from Columbia House to fulfill my membership obligation, since it was the only Cheech & Chong movie they had available.

Well it did not quite match what I remembered, I'm sorry to say. It was rather unpolished and unfocused, making the classic "Up in Smoke" seem like an Oscar winner in comparison. Despite an unforgettable performance from Pee Wee Herman and some laughs (if you're already a fan of C&C), this is one you can probably skip.


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