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Cheech and Chong’s Next Movie (1980)

Cheech (Cheech Marin) and Chong (Tommy Chong) live in a decrepit old house and drive their neighbour crazy with their loud music, weed smoking and general anarchy and slacker view on life.

Then Chong meets Cheech’s Texan cousin Red (also played by Cheech Marin) and things kick up a notch.

The duo’s follow-up to Up in Smoke (1978) has even less of a plot but there’s still plenty of pot humour, plus Evelyn Guerrero, “Mousie” Gardner, Michael Winslow, Bob and Edie McClurg, Missy Cleveland, Rikki Marin and future Saturday Night Live regular Phil Hartman.

Watch out for Paul Reubens in his first movie appearance as Pee-Wee Herman.

Four more Cheech and Chong movies followed before the duo’s big-screen run spluttered out in 1984.

Cheech/Dwayne ‘Red’ Mendoza
Cheech Marin
Chong
Tommy Chong
Donna
Evelyn Guerrero
Candy
Betty Kennedy
Mr Neatnik
Sy Kramer
Gloria
Rikki Marin
Gay Motorcyclist
Peter Bromilow
Executive
Paul ‘Mousie’ Garner
Music Store Salesman
Jonathan T. Moore
Old Lady
Lupe Ontiveros
Cop Shotgun
Ed Peck
Miss Hatchet
Marguerite Ray
Drunk in Welfare Office
John Steadman
Wamba
Jake Steinfeld
Gas Station Owner
Robert Ackerman
Pee-Wee Herman
Paul Reubens

Director
Tommy Chong

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