Cheech & Chong's Up In Smoke


1h 27m 1978

Brief Synopsis

Cheech and Chong meet up by chance on the highway somewhere in California. They go in search of some dope and are accidentally deported to Mexico where in their desperation to get home they agree to drive a van back to the States so they can get back in time for a gig they are due to play. Unaware of the properties from which the van is constructed they make their way back having aquired a couple of female hitch-hikers whilst all the time avoiding the cops whom they are not even aware are following them.

Film Details

Also Known As
Up in Smoke
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Comedy
Release Date
1978

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 27m
Sound
Mono
Color
Color (Metrocolor)
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
2.35 : 1

Synopsis

Together again for the first time on the big screen, Cheech and Chong fire up a hilarious comedy. For those concerned about plot points, Cheech and Chong are on a road trip to find killer weed. What they get is a car made out of marijuana that they need to deliver across the border before smoking it. Along the way they pick up spaced-out hitchhikers and are chased by the cops. But this being Cheech and Chong, you're sure to be laughing all the way to the end credits.

Film Details

Also Known As
Up in Smoke
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Comedy
Release Date
1978

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 27m
Sound
Mono
Color
Color (Metrocolor)
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
2.35 : 1

Quotes

What the hell do you want?
- Cop
Hey how am I driving, man?
- Pedro
: I think we're parked.
- Man Stoner
Man, what is in this shit, man?
- Pedro
Mostly Maui Waui man, but it's got some Labrador in it.
- Man Stoner
What's Labrador?
- Pedro
It's dog shit.
- Man Stoner
What?
- Pedro
So, how long you've been in Mexico?
- Border Guard
A week. I mean a day.
- Pedro
Well, which is it? A week or a day?
- Border Guard
A weekday.
- Pedro
Man my legs hurt.
- Man Stoner
Yeah I bet!
- Pedro

Trivia

The car that Chong drives at the beginning of the movie is actually owned by Jack Nicholson.

The girls that Cheech tries to pick up before he first picks up Chong are actually the daughters of one of the associate producers.

The license plate on Cheech Marin's car- MUF DVR, was his real license plate at the time.

Some of the Mexico scenes are really filmed in L.A..

Chong's character's name is mentioned once at the beginning of the movie. He is referred to as "Anthony" by his parents.

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States September 1978

Released in United States Summer September 1, 1978

Released in United States September 1978

Released in United States Summer September 1, 1978