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Nice Dreams (1981)

Disguised as ice cream vendors, Cheech and Chong make--and subsequently lose--millions of dollars selling a batch of marijuana with an unusual side effect.

Director:

Tommy Chong (as Thomas Chong)

Writers:

Tommy Chong (as Thomas Chong), Cheech Marin (as Richard 'Cheech' Marin)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tommy Chong ... Chong
Cheech Marin ... Cheech (as Richard 'Cheech' Marin)
Benita Barrie Benita Barrie ... Mrs. Del Whacko, Owner Casa Del Whacko
Sandra Bernhard ... Girl Nut
Big Yank Big Yank ... Male Nurse #2 (as Big Yank 'Anderson Ball')
Don Carlson Don Carlson ... Nut #7
David Castle David Castle ... Nut #8
Jerry Chambers Jerry Chambers ... Male Nurse #1
Jennifer Child Jennifer Child ... Dishwater / Blondie Group #5
Shelby Chong ... Body Builder
Tony Cox ... Midget Nut (as Joe Anthony Cox)
Roderick F. Daniels Roderick F. Daniels ... Janitor
James William Newport James William Newport ... Grow Room Weirdo / Weird Jimmy (as Jimmy Fame)
James Faracci ... CHP #1
Lorraine Fiorito Lorraine Fiorito ... Hooker #2
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Storyline

Cheech and Chong house sit for a marijuana grower and rip off the crop. Stalked by keystone-style cops, Los Guys have a series of encounters with L.A. area characters even weirder than themselves. Written by <rth@ece.arizona.edu>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The story of two enterprising young men who make an amazing amount of money selling ice cream. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 June 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cheech & Chong's Nice Dreams See more »

Filming Locations:

Malibu, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$33,982,504

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$37,000,000
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Carl Weathers ( yellow tank top ) makes a cameo during the gym scene. Standing directly behind Cheech struggling on the bench press See more »

Goofs

(at around 33 mins) When Cheech is trying to start the ice cream truck, someone's arm becomes visible, nobody is shown before or after this scene. See more »

Quotes

Chong: Hey, how much money do we have now?
Cheech: All together?
Chong: Yeah, all together?
Cheech: Let's see, mmm, uh, oh man! We have 17 million dollars!
Chong: Really?
Cheech: Oh wait, well um, 17, something. Who cares, were rich, man.
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Connections

Referenced in The Simpsons: A Midsummer's Nice Dreams (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

NICE DREAMS
Music and Lyrics by Ruben Guevara
Sung by Cheech Marin
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User Reviews

 
Cheech and Chong's third film: Nice Dreams.
17 August 2005 | by Captain_CouthSee all my reviews

Nice Dreams (1981) was the second sequel to UP IN SMOKE. The lovable burned out slackers are selling "ice cream". But there nothing more than a front for there drug dealing (pot what else?). Sargent Stedanko is back from UP IN SMOKE. He's no longer the same straight laced cop. Stedanko has turned into the very element he's been trying to catch. The duo is stashing away some smoke for a rainy day. They want to pull off one big score so they could retire in the "tropics". Unfortunately, Sargent Stedanko and his motley crew of narcs want to bust them and lock 'em up forever. Can Cheech and Chong "retire" in luxury? Will Stedanko finally bust them? What will happen to the duo when they stray away from their favorite drug and experiment with others? How does the good doctor Timothy Leary fit into the picture? Watch NICE DREAMS and you'll find out!!

Another funny film from the team of Cheech and Chong. I find it to be hilarious. Not a classic by any means. Just a funny movie that stars everyone's favorite stoners.

Recommended.


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