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Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers (1984) Poster

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The sixth of seven Cheech and Chong movies starring the comedy duo Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong.
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Final major theatrical feature film of the 1970s-1980s era of Cheech & Chong starring comedy duo cinema movies.
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The author of the classic 1844 novel "The Corsican Brothers", Alexandre Dumas, went uncredited.
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The film was made and released about 140 years after its source novel "Les Frères corses" ("The Corsican Brothers") by Alexandre Dumas had been first published in 1844.
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First period costumer feature film and non-contemporary cinema movie of comedy duo Cheech & Chong (Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong).
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Four members of the Chong family appeared in the movie. They were: co-writer/director Tommy Chong, Robbi Chong, Rae Dawn Chong, and Shelby Chong, the latter billed as Shelby Fiddis.
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Actor Roy Dotrice performed dual roles in the movie portraying both Ye Old Jailer and The Evil Fuckaire.
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This film's closing credits state that the picture was: "Filmed Entirely on Location Somewhere in France".
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The two couples of actors and actresses Tommy Chong & Shelby Chong (billed as Shelby Fiddis) and Rikki Marin & Cheech Marin were married but the latter couple divorced during the 1984 year that this movie first debuted in cinemas.
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A straight non-comic version of the story, The Corsican Brothers (1985), was made for television and first broadcast the following year in 1985 after this movie premiered in theaters in 1984.
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The public execution notice read: "An Evil Fuckaire Production, Inc. EXECUTION 5000! *Of the Filthy Corsican Brother. *PLACE: THE PALACE *TIME: SUNRISE *FESTIVAL SEATING *BRING THE KIDS!".
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In the closing credits, Cheech & Chong are credited just as "The Corsican Brothers", but their actual specific billing has Cheech Marin play Luis (or Louis) Corsican and Tommy Chong portray Lucian Corsican.
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Though this is their first time starring in a non-stoner, costume epic comedy, this is not their first appearance in such kind of film as Cheech & Chong previously played minor characters in the film Yellowbeared (1983).
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A tagline for the movie, "They saw Paris. They saw France. They saw the Queen in her underpants", became particularly notable and memorable.
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The only Cheech & Chong movie to be rated PG.
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The name of the rock 'n' roll band that Cheech & Chong perform in was called "Los Guys".
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According to Hal Erickson, the picture was "perhaps inspired by the Ritz Bros. spin on The Three Musketeers" [See: The Ritz Brothers and the parodic Dumas remake The Three Musketeers (1939)].
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