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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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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 ...
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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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Comedy | Action

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4 August 1982 (USA)  »

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Todo está muy duro  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)
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Rip Taylor: As Himself. See more »

Quotes

Chong: Sometimes it's not even the drugs that'll kill you man. What really kills you is looking for drugs.
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Connections

Followed by Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Chilly Winds of Chicago
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Lyrics by Cheech Marin & Tommy Chong
Music by Gaye Delorme & Tommy Chong
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Cheech and Chong's fourth film: Things are Tough All Over.
17 August 2005 | by (Sacramento, CA) – See all my reviews

Things are Tough All Over (1982) was the duo's fourth feature length film together. Tommy Chong wasn't the director this time around. It was also their second film that was filmed in Cinemascope. Cheech and Chong are living in Chicago, They work at a car wash during the coldest winter ever. There employers Prince Habib and Mr. Slyman (Cheech and Chong) want them to deliver some goods to Las Vegas (after they screwed up several other jobs). The two want to make it up to Slyman and Habib and go on a cross-country adventure. Meanwhile two French ladies have a crush on the two and they want to have a wild night together. Will Cheech and Chong deliver the package without any troubles? Can they stay away from Habib and Slyman's wives? How will they be able to score dope whilst on the road? Just watch THINGS ARE TOUGH ALL OVER to find out!!!

Not a classic, just another funny film from Cheech and Chong. Follwed by another sequel STILL SMOKING!!!

Recommended.


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