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Nice Dreams (1981)

R  |   |  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

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 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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1.85 : 1
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The nickname of Willard Bad (Michael Masters) was Animal. See more »

Goofs

When Donna's 'old man' Animal steps into the glass elevator, appropriately, none of buttons are illuminated. A moment later, we see him reach for the button panel but the light is already on for the 7th floor before he presses it. The scene cuts away for a few moments but the next medium shot of him in the elevator now shows the 5th floor button lit up, not the 7th which should still be on. See more »

Quotes

Cheech: Hey scratch my balls man... anybody scratch my balls!
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Connections

Referenced in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

NICE DREAMS
Music and Lyrics by Ruben Guevara
Sung by Cheech Marin
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I thought this Cheech and Chong vehicle made for a nice movie.
26 June 2010 | by See all my reviews

I do not understand why this Cheech and Chong movie has a rather low score here at IMDb. I thought this was by far the funniest movie I have seen the duo in. Granted the only other two movies I have seen them is the mildly funny "Corsican Brothers" and the dreadful "Yellow Beard". Still, they were on fire here, I rather liked the plot that kind of went here and there with no real set destination. They are basically selling weed out of an ice cream truck, and their pot fields are disguised by a tarp that seen from above resembles a swimming pool (until said tarp gets a rip in it). The cops though are hot on their trail, well sort of when the captain is not sampling the pot himself (he has a bit of an adverse reaction to it). So Cheech and Chong get some money from some of their stash and end up having to go to a hotel where a jealous crazed boyfriend is headed their way and then they somehow manage getting locked up in a mental asylum. Well Cheech does, somehow Chong gets mistaken for a doctor. Then it wraps up rather nicely as things work out right indirectly for our heroes. Okay, hero is a stretch. The comedy here is top notch in my book, I love Paul Reuben's scenes as the guy who is so sorry he took the money. I also liked how this movie went by fast with a good assortment of crazy locales for Cheech and Chong to have their adventures. Like I said I thought this movie was hilarious, however my opinion does not seem to be held by most.


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