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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
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Pop, Manager Red Wagon Adult Motel
Don Bovingloh ...
Maitre D'
Richard 'Moon' Calhoun ...
Drummer
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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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Comedy | Action

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Release Date:

4 August 1982 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Todo está muy duro  »

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Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$21,134,374
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The longest title of any Cheech and Chong cinema movie, the others being short two or three word titles. See more »

Quotes

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

Follows Nice Dreams (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

Chilly Winds of Chicago
(ucnredited)
Lyrics by Cheech Marin & Tommy Chong
Music by Gaye Delorme & Tommy Chong
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Another great Cheech and Chong film!
28 December 1999 | by See all my reviews

I was still laughing at this film long after I had finished watching it. Cheech and Chong are just as funny as ever, and this film just adds to their other classic comedy films. Chong is especially hilarious because he's on peyote for basically the entire film. Cheech is just as funny, and even Rip Taylor makes an appearance to heighten the comedy. Cheech and Chong also play characters named Prince Habib and Mr. Slyman who make the film much funnier. Watch for the song Cheech and Chong sing in the desert and when Rip Taylor picks them up off the street - those parts are hysterical.


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