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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.


(as Thomas Chong)


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

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Cheech (as Richard 'Cheech' Marin)
Benita Barrie ...
Mrs. Del Whacko, Owner Casa Del Whacko
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
Body Builder
Midget Nut (as Joe Anthony Cox)
Roderick F. Daniels ...
James William Newport ...
Grow Room Weirdo / Weird Jimmy (as Jimmy Fame)
CHP #1
Lorraine Fiorito ...
Hooker #2


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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Paul Reubens's character says to Chong at one point: "How bout the future of rock and roll, huh? Bruce Springsteen? F**cking it all up." Springsreen mentions in his memoir "Born to Run" that on his first tour in the early 70s for the album "Greetings from Asbury Park" he and the E Street Band opened for Cheech & Chong for their shows. Cheech would also go on to parody "Born in the USA" as "Born in East L.A." See more »


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 »


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High grade stuff
8 October 2002 | by See all my reviews

I found Cheech and Chong's "Nice Dreams" a well crafted piece work. Not only are Cheech and Chong's performances very strong, they are also backed by a strong supporting cast, including Paul Rubens and Stacy Keech. Not as good as some of their earlier work but still high grade stuff, in my opinion.

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