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Things Are Tough All Over (1982)

Cheech and Chong are hired to drive a limo from Chicago to Las Vegas by two shady Arabs - Mr. Slyman (Cheech) and Prince Habib (Chong). Unbeknownst to them, five million dollars of dirty money has been stuffed throughout the car.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Cocktail Waitress
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Cop in Laundromat
Billy Beck ...
Pop, Manager Red Wagon Adult Motel
Don Bovingloh ...
Maitre D'
Richard 'Moon' Calhoun ...
Drummer
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Chong / Prince Habib
Jennifer Condos ...
Bass Player
John Corrona ...
St. Louis Biker
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Man with Tongue in Restaurant (as David Couwlier)
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French Girl #1 (as Shelby Fiddis)
Aaron Freeman ...
Cop in Ghetto
Mike Friedman ...
Car Rental Agent
Evelyn Guerrero ...
Donna, Cheech's Friend smuggling illegals
Maya Harman ...
Belly Dancer
Vanaghan S. Housepian ...
Henchman
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Storyline

Cheech and Chong work briefly as car wash attendants and musicians before being hired to drive a car from Chicago to Las Vegas. Unbeknownst to them, their employers (themselves in double roles) have concealed five million dollars of dirty money in the upholstery. A series of adventures ensues, including the making of a porn film featuring 'The Guys' and their real-life squeezes. Written by <rth@ece.arizona.edu>

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CHEECH and CHONG take a cross-country trip... and wind up in some very funny joints. See more »

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4 August 1982 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Todo está muy duro  »

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Trivia

Cheech and Chong have taken to the road for the first time in Things Are Tough All Over (1982) making this picture their first ever "road movie". See more »

Quotes

Chong: [to Cheech] Hey, look... dude laid some peyote on me man!
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Connections

Followed by Get Out of My Room (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

Me and My Old Lady
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Lyrics by Cheech Marin & Shelby Chong
Music by Gaye Delorme
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Cheech and Chong's most underrated movie
3 April 2003 | by (Walla Walla, WA) – See all my reviews

Well folks if you liked Up in Smoke, Next Movie and Nice Dreams then you should give Things Are Tough All Over a try even though they didn't smoke pot in this movie but there is a little drug humor in this movie.

This movie is about the duo working at a car wash in a very cold freezing weather in Chicago and they got fired and they decide to drive a limousine all the way from Chicago to Las Vegas and there are two guys (Cheech and Chong in a double role) who are after them and what C&C didn't know was that the limousine was filled with money.

This movie was a different approach to Cheech and Chong cause it didn't take place in L.A. and there was alot less drug humor than the previous movies and while it may seem a somewhat forgettable movie, it's a pure classic compared the Still Smokin' and the Corsician Brothers and I think that all C&C fans should watch this movie.

6/10


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