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Cheech and Chong's Next Movie (1980)

The two stoners and their friends go through another series of crazy, drug-influenced misadventures.

Director:

Tommy Chong

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Cheech Marin ... Cheech / Dwayne 'Red' Mendoza (as Richard Marin)
Tommy Chong ... Chong (as Thomas Chong)
Evelyn Guerrero Evelyn Guerrero ... Donna
Betty Kennedy Betty Kennedy ... Candy
Sy Kramer Sy Kramer ... Mr. Neatnik
Rikki Marin Rikki Marin ... Gloria
Peter Bromilow ... Gay Motorcyclist
Paul 'Mousie' Garner ... Executive
Jonathan T. Moore Jonathan T. Moore ... Music Store Salesman
Lupe Ontiveros ... Old Lady (as Lupe M. Ontiveros)
Ed Peck ... Cop Shotgun
Marguerite Ray ... Miss Hatchet
John Steadman ... Drunk in Welfare Office
Jake Steinfeld ... Womba
Robert Ackerman Robert Ackerman ... Gas Station Owner
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Storyline

Cheech must deal with losing his job, his angry neighbor, and trying to score with sexy Donna. Meanwhile, Chong meets Cheech's cousin Red and the two have a wild time in Hollywood with a big bag of buds and a cool Ferrari. Along the way they meet everyone from Pee Wee Herman to really cool aliens. Written by Losman <losman@express-news.net>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Just what we all need! A really good hit! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 July 1980 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

High Encounters of the Ultimate Kind See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,262,963, 20 July 1980, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$41,675,194
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

In the sequence where Chong & Red get invitations to a massage parlor from the cocaine-seeking roller-hooker, you can see a sign in the background for a Lincoln Savings and Loan- the now defunct enterprise that started the savings and loan crisis in the 1980's. See more »

Goofs

The amount of "coke" on Cheech's face in the van. See more »

Quotes

Dwayne 'Red' Mendoza: Cheech! Hey, you old pile of horse shit! How are you? God damn, you got ugly! How ya doing, man?
Chong: Good, man.
Dwayne 'Red' Mendoza: I haven't seen you in ten years, man!
Chong: I'm not Cheech, man.
Dwayne 'Red' Mendoza: What?
Chong: I'm Cheech's friend Chong.
Dwayne 'Red' Mendoza: Oh, hey, Ching! Good to meet you!
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Crazy Credits

The music was played just a second before the Universal logo appeared. See more »

Alternate Versions

Also in the TV version, much of the music was replaced with music that exists elsewhere in the movie (notably "Tequila" was replaced during the scene where Cheech and Chong fix their van up). See more »

Connections

References Being There (1979) See more »

Soundtracks

Lovin' Machine
Written by Henry Glover
Performed by Wynonie Harris
Courtesy of Gusto Records Inc.
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User Reviews

great party movie
13 December 2001 | by DissSee all my reviews

Hey, I grew up on Cheech and Chong films. Yet amazingly I'm not a potsmoker today. This is probably the second best of the lot, closely following "up in smoke".

If you don't like Cheech Marin or Tommy Chong, this movie probably isn't for you. Although Cheech's recent work doesn't resemble his work with Chong. If you like Tommy Chong in that 70's show, you will most likely like this movie. And if you have any interest in Paul Reubins in his pre-pee wee herman years, this is the movie for you.

The story isn't much, but it has a semblance of a story to keep things moving fairly smoothly- unlike some other Cheech and Chong films. The gags and jokes work very well for the times, and hold up fairly well over time. This movie is less a variety show than later Cheech and Chong films. Although there are a couple sequences that don't seem to fit very well with the movie.

This movie is a must see for any fan of the drug culture. And most fans of that 70's show will probably like this movie.

Go watch this movie and Up in Smoke now!!. You can skip other Cheech and Chong titles


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