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Far Out Man (1990)

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Starring many of his family members, this is Tommy Chong's (of the well-known duo, Cheech and Chong) first solo production. As an outdated hippie, Far Out Man (Tommy Chong) searches to relive his lost youth by traveling across the country. C. Thomas Howell, Judd Nelson, and Cheech Marin all make cameo appearances in this far out film.more
Rating: R (adult situations/language, violence)
Genre: Action & Adventure, Comedy
Directed By: , ,
Written By: Tommy Chong
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jun 29, 1999
Runtime:
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Cast

Tommy Chong
as Far Out Man
Martin Mull
as Psychiatrist
Al Mancini
as Fresno Detective
Judd Nelson
as Himself
Cheech Marin
as Himself
Michael Winslow
as Airport Cop
Rae Allen
as Holly
Paul Bartel
as Weebee Cool
Mr. Bill
as Mr. Bill, the Dog
Glenn Wilder
as Security Cop
Buddy Daniels
as Gang Leader
Lewis Dix Jr.
as Airport Guard
Tina Fava
as Woman with Lou
Peter Ferrara
as Rae Dawn's Director
Paul Hertzberg
as Drunk Man with Wine
K. Theodore Howard
as Desk Sergeant
Myra J.
as Young Lady
Henri Kingi
as Mean Indian
Terence Kirkland
as Hitchhiker
Paul T. Murray
as Redneck in Cafe
Lisa M. Hansen
as Police Radio Dispatc...
Henry Kingi
as Mean Indian
Patricia Van Santen
as Truck Stop Waitress
John Welsh
as Driver
Penelope Reed
as Stewardess
Glen Wilder
as Security Cop
Lisa Hansen
as Police Radio Dispatc...
Floyd Sneed
as Drummer in Band
Don Dokken
as Rock Group
Paul Monroe
as Rock Group
John Norum
as Rock Group
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Hilarious!

iLeo
Leo L

Super Reviewer

Pretty stupid with some funny moments. Chong pulls his one trick pony routine and almost makes a decent movie..almost. The C. Thomas Howell plot works.

rodjeckrich
Rodney Eckrich

Far Out Man is the story of an aging hippie (the immortal Tommy Chong) whose still stuck in the 60's, high off his gord, and saddened over his ex-girlfriend (real life wife Shelby Chong) along with their son (real life son Paris Chong) who are now with C. Thomas Howell (playing himself) in basically a 99% autobiographically telling of Chong's life. With the help of his other daughter, Rae Dawn Chong, from another marriage, as well as Martin Mull, as a seedy therapist, Chong embarks on a journey of being a roadie again, with Paris accompanying him, neither knowing their true relations. For the most part, this movie if pretty unfunny, but it has its moments, thanks in part to a surprisingly good supporting cast that help Chong stagger about this entire film stoned off his ass. Most notable appearances from from the likes of 80's black comedian Reynaldo Rey (as Chong's seedy boss), Cheech Marin (in a surprise cameo as himself), Police Academy noise-maker Michael Winslow (as an airport cop), and Mull and Howell in their perspective roles. Judd Nelson also pops in as himself in a slightly comical battle between C. Thomas Howell, whom both were at about to make the big drop in popularity shortly after this film. Hmm, what else, Shelby Chong has a nice (but very brief) showing of her titties, as does B-movie actress Peggy McIntaggart. So, in conclusion, a couple of small laughs and some small titty shots does not help Tommy Chong capture any sort of glory he may have had when he was apart of Cheech & Chong. Don't feel too sad, he's definitely made a notable comeback lately.

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