Cheech and Chong fly to the marijuana capital of the world, Amsterdan, for a film festival where they take Dolly Parton and Burt Reynold's place in a limo, suite, press conference and performance. They throw in some sketches as well.
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CINDERELLAS OF SANTA FE is a documentary film that follows people who are highly educated and/or extremely creative and have been, or continue to be, recognized in their fields. However, ... See full summary »
In his early 30s, the beer-bellied Dex has things figured out. He's widely read in philosophy, he's studied Steve McQueen the prototypical cool American hero, and he's distilled Buddhism and Taoism into three laws that make him a hit with women: don't express desire, do something heroic in front of her, then retreat. A part-time job with young children, beer, guys, Frisbee golf, pool, poker, his dog Astro, and sex: what could be missing? Then, at his ten-year college reunion, Dex meets Syd, and the "Tao of Steve" may not be enough to get him what he wants. Plus, Syd remembers something important that Dex has forgotten. Can a cool smart guy, 50 pounds overweight, find his bliss?Written by
The story goes about like this: a guy who gets lots of chicks meets a girl he really likes and she makes him realize that getting lots of chicks is not all it's cracked up to be so he changes his life (in about the blink of an eye) and gets the girl... happily ever after, the end. The plot is simple and unoriginal, which would be fine if the movie went any deeper than that. But it doesn't. Every character is a bad stereotype. Donal Logue plays Dex (the guy who gets lots of chicks) who acts much more like a whiny, latte-sipping wuss than the Steve McQueen-type he is made out to be. What makes this movie even more unwatchable is the soundtrack which is a cross between the background music of a soft-core porn flick and an episode of the Brady Bunch. A couple other things: I couldn't get over the pillow stuffed in Logue's shirt to make him look like a fat guy; also, if you're going to play a guy who plays frisbee golf every day, learn to throw a frisbee more than ten feet. Tao of Steve is a weak, half-hearted attempt at a romantic comedy that would barely give a warm fuzzy to a person whose goal for 2001 is to not miss the 'Friends' wedding. It would be a shame if Donal Logue's greatest achievement remains his early 90's portrayal of Jimmy the Cab Driver on MTV. Keep trying, man.
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