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Far Out Man (1990)

R | | Comedy | 11 May 1990 (USA)
An aging hippie sets out on a trip across America to find his family.

Director:

Tommy Chong

Writer:

Tommy Chong
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tommy Chong ... Far Out Man
C. Thomas Howell ... Himself
Rae Dawn Chong ... Herself
Shelby Chong ... Tree
Paris Chong Paris Chong ... Kyle
Martin Mull ... Dr. Liddledick
Bobby Taylor Bobby Taylor ... Bobby
Reynaldo Rey ... Lou
Peggy McIntaggart ... Misty (as Peggy F. Sands)
Al Mancini ... Fresno Detective
Judd Nelson ... Himself
Cheech Marin ... Himself
Michael Winslow ... Airport Cop
Rae Allen ... Holly
Paul Bartel ... Weebee Cool
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Storyline

An aging hippie sets out on a trip across America to find his family.

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No brain, No pain. See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 May 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Soul Man II See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Production Co:

Cinetel Films See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The picture was nominated for Worst Picture at the Hastings Bad Cinema Society's 13th Stinkers Bad Movie Awards in 1990. See more »

Quotes

[introducing the therapist to the Far Out Man]
Rae Dawn: This is Dr. "Little dick".
Dr. Liddledick: Actually, it's pronounced "Lie-dill dick".
Far Out Man: Little dick, huh? Well, at least you've got one.
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Connections

References Moonstruck (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm Black Again
Written by Tommy Chong and Bobby Taylor
Performed by Bobby Taylor and Carolyn Majors
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I paid 2.00 for the DVD.  I want my money back!!
28 December 2008 | by BikeBillSee all my reviews

I listened to Cheech and Chong in their day; yeah, even though I wasn't a pothead I thought they were at least moderately funny. Maybe you needed to have been (or still be) a stoner to appreciate this film....but seriously, this movie is so screwed up that watching it stoned would merely be a waste of good weed.

In a word, this sucked!! I wasn't expecting much in the first place, but even then I was disappointed. A couple of reviewers have described this as something like a Chong family home movie; that's giving this thing far more credit than it has coming. I couldn't get the plot, it made no sense whatsoever; and the cast (especially for Martin Mull) seemed to be merely going through the motions in order to just make it to the end of this fiasco. Frankly, this cost me about 90 minutes out of my life that I'm never going to get back, and I'm upset about it.

You will notice that there are entries under the "memorable quotes", and even one item listed under "trivia", but nothing under "goofs". I think that's because this film was one big mistake from start to finish, and there was no way they could fit the whole movie into that one little section.  It gets one star only because I couldn't figure out how to give it any less.

I did get *some* good out of the disc, though. I super-glued it in a stack with two other turkeys and it made for a passable clay pigeon.


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