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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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He's a visitor from another time... the 60s. 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

Company Credits

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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Did You Know?

Trivia

Star Tommy Chong replaced William Lustig as a director early into production. 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 Birdy (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Black Man Blues
Written by Tommy Chong
Performed by Bobby Taylor and Shelby Chong
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Surprisingly enjoyable...
11 March 2006 | by MarkmainwaringSee all my reviews

I had heard bad things about this Chong solo effort. But surprisingly its quite entertaining. I wasn't expecting much after the later Cheech and Chong films such as Still Smoking but this is much better.

Essenstially its just Cheech and Chong without Cheech, although he does have a brief cameo in this. Also there is not much in the way of drug use either. Chongs character even at one point advising another not to use cocaine. Some cast members acting abilities are questionable and a lot of the jokes fall flat. But it is a lot of fun.

Just don't expect another Up In Smoke! That way you should enjoy this more than say, Still Smoking.

Watch it next time its on TV...


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