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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.

Director:

(as Thomas Chong)

Writers:

(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)
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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 »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Certificate:

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Release Date:

5 June 1981 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cheech & Chong's Nice Dreams  »

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Box Office

Gross:

$33,982,504 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The California Highway Patrol officers driving the patrol car were dressed as motorcycle officers. The only time CHP motorcycle officers use cars is during rainy weather, and the only time two officers drive together is on the graveyard shift. 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

Sgt. Stedenko: [talking to a lizard] You... have beautiful eyes. Yes you do...
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Connections

Featured in A/k/a Tommy Chong (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

NICE DREAMS
Music and Lyrics by Ruben Guevara
Sung by Cheech Marin
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User Reviews

 
Cheech and Chong's third film: Nice Dreams.
17 August 2005 | by (Sacramento, CA) – See all my reviews

Nice Dreams (1981) was the second sequel to UP IN SMOKE. The lovable burned out slackers are selling "ice cream". But there nothing more than a front for there drug dealing (pot what else?). Sargent Stedanko is back from UP IN SMOKE. He's no longer the same straight laced cop. Stedanko has turned into the very element he's been trying to catch. The duo is stashing away some smoke for a rainy day. They want to pull off one big score so they could retire in the "tropics". Unfortunately, Sargent Stedanko and his motley crew of narcs want to bust them and lock 'em up forever. Can Cheech and Chong "retire" in luxury? Will Stedanko finally bust them? What will happen to the duo when they stray away from their favorite drug and experiment with others? How does the good doctor Timothy Leary fit into the picture? Watch NICE DREAMS and you'll find out!!

Another funny film from the team of Cheech and Chong. I find it to be hilarious. Not a classic by any means. Just a funny movie that stars everyone's favorite stoners.

Recommended.


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