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The Best Cheech Marin Movies 

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List of the best Cheech Marin movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Cheech Marin's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Cheech Marin movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Cheech Marin movies will be at the top of the list. Cheech Marin has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Cheech Marin movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Cheech Marin films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Cheech Marin role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Cheech Marin performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

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"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Cheech Marin movies?" and "What are the greatest Cheech Marin roles of all time?"

Quentin Tarantino and Martin Scorsese are among those who have directed Cheech Marin at one point or another during their careers in the film industry.

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Ellen Barkin, Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong
Up in Smoke, directed by Lou Adler, is Cheech & Chong's first feature-length film, released in 1978 by Paramount Pictures. It stars Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong, Edie Adams, Strother Martin, ...more

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#100 of 119 The Very Best Movie Franchises #9 of 211 The Best Drug Movies of All Time

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Phil Hartman, Paul Reubens, Cheech Marin
Cheech and Chong's Next Movie is a 1980 American comedy film directed by Tommy Chong, the sequel to Up in Smoke (1978).

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#146 of 439 The Funniest '80s Movies #27 of 387 The Best Movies to Watch While Stoned

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Paul Reubens, Sandra Bernhard, Cheech Marin
Nice Dreams is Cheech & Chong's third feature-length film, released in 1981 by Columbia Pictures. It stars Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong, Paul Reubens, Stacy Keach, Evelyn Guerrero, Sandra ...more

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#407 of 1,198 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time #95 of 387 The Best Movies to Watch While Stoned

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Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong, Ruby Wax
Things are Tough All Over is the fourth Cheech and Chong movie. Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong are featured as the two hippies, and additionally as Arab businessmen Mr. Slyman and Prince Habib. ...more
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The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cheech Marin Movies
Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons, Matthew Broderick
The Lion King is a 1994 American animated musical epic film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 32nd animated feature in the Walt Disney ...more

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#9 of 371 The Best Musical Movies of All Timefeaturing The Lion King Is Full Of Baloneylisted on The Best Soundtracks and Scores by Elton John

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Cheech Marin, Jan-Michael Vincent, Daniel Stern
Born in East L.A. is a 1987 American comedy film written and directed by Cheech Marin of the Cheech & Chong comedy team. The film is about a Mexican-American from East Los Angeles who is ...more

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#147 of 439 The Funniest '80s Movies #103 of 181 The Best R-Rated Parody Movies

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Salma Hayek, Quentin Tarantino, Steve Buscemi
Desperado is a 1995 American action film written, produced, and directed by Robert Rodriguez. A sequel to the 1992 film El Mariachi, it is the second installment in Robert Rodriguez's Mexico ...more

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#140 of 396 The Best Western Movies Ever Made #105 of 625 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies

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Salma Hayek, George Clooney, Quentin Tarantino
From Dusk till Dawn is a 1996 American horror-crime thriller film directed by Robert Rodriguez and written by Quentin Tarantino. It stars George Clooney, Tarantino, Harvey Keitel and Juliette ...more

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#345 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #54 of 796 The Best Horror Movies Of All Time

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Machete is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cheech Marin Movies
Jessica Alba, Lindsay Lohan, Robert De Niro
Machete is a 2010 American action film written, produced, and directed by Robert Rodriguez and Ethan Maniquis. This film is an expansion of a fake trailer that was included in Rodriguez's and ...more

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#221 of 265 The Best Ensemble Movies #5 of 52 The Best Movies Released Labor Day Weekend

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Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong
Still Smokin is an American comedy film by Cheech and Chong, released in 1983.
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Johnny Depp, Salma Hayek, Eva Mendes
Once Upon a Time in Mexico is a 2003 American action film written, produced, edited, cinematographied, scored, and directed by Robert Rodriguez. It is the third and final film in Rodriguez's ...more

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#223 of 625 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies #59 of 75 The Greatest Movies About CIA Agents & Operatives

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Tom Hanks, Billy Crystal, Sheryl Crow
Cars is a 2006 American computer-animated comedy-adventure sports film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed and co-written by John Lasseter, it is ...more

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#822 of 1,198 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time #172 of 243 Critically Acclaimed Movies That Kinda Suck

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Tom Sizemore, Cheech Marin, Eric Roberts
Rude Awakening is a 1989 comedy film directed by David Greenwalt and Aaron Russo.
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Whoopi Goldberg, Matthew Broderick, Cheech Marin
The Lion King 1½ is a 2004 direct-to-video animated buddy film produced by Walt Disney Pictures and DisneyToon Studios and released by Walt Disney Home Entertainment on February 10, 2004. ...more

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#183 of 589 The Best Animated Films Ever #4 of 14 These Direct-To-Video Disney Sequels Are Surprisingly Some Of Disney's Best Work #55 of 179 The Greatest Animal Movies Ever Made

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Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong, Rae Dawn Chong
Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers is the sixth feature-length film starring the comedy duo Cheech and Chong. Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong star as the two brothers in a parody of various ...more

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#532 of 1,007 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #255 of 439 The Funniest '80s Movies #6 of 7 The Best Cheech & Chong Movies

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Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver, Dan Aykroyd
Ghostbusters II is a 1989 American science fiction fantasy comedy film produced and directed by Ivan Reitman. It is the sequel to the 1984 film Ghostbusters and follows the further adventures of ...more

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#137 of 302 The Greatest Soundtracks of All Time #448 of 599 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made

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Billy Joel, Bette Midler, Cheech Marin
Oliver & Company is a 1988 American animated musical buddy comedy-drama film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released on November 18, 1988 by Walt Disney Pictures. The 27th ...more

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#86 of 217 Musical Movies With the Best Songs #90 of 589 The Best Animated Films Ever #207 of 348 The Best Movies Based On Books

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Frank Sinatra, Burt Reynolds, Jackie Chan
Cannonball Run II is a 1984 American comedy film featuring Burt Reynolds and an all-star cast, released by Warner Bros. and Golden Harvest. Like the original Cannonball Run, it is a set around ...more

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#143 of 179 The Best Movie Sequels Ever Made #222 of 265 The Best Ensemble Movies

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Kevin Costner, Rene Russo, Don Johnson
Tin Cup is a 1996 romantic comedy film co-written and directed by Ron Shelton, and starring Kevin Costner and Rene Russo with Cheech Marin and Don Johnson in major supporting roles.

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#623 of 1,007 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #472 of 803 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made #176 of 493 The Funniest '90s Movies

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Owen Wilson, Michael Caine, Vanessa Redgrave
Cars 2 is a 2011 American computer-animated action comedy spy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The film is the sequel to the 2006 film Cars and ...more

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#199 of 302 The Greatest Soundtracks of All Time #81 of 217 The Worst Sequels Of All Time

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David Bowie, John Cleese, Madeline Kahn
Yellowbeard is a 1983 comedy film by Graham Chapman, along with Peter Cook, Bernard McKenna and David Sherlock. It was directed by Mel Damski, and was Marty Feldman's last film appearance.
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Nicolas Cage, Bruce Willis, Rose McGowan
Grindhouse is a 2007 American horror film double feature co-written, produced, and directed by Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino. The double feature consists of two feature-length segments, ...more

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Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd, Tim Allen
Christmas with the Kranks is a 2004 American Christmas comedy film based on the 2001 novel Skipping Christmas by John Grisham. It was directed by Joe Roth with a screenplay by Chris Columbus, ...more
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Martin Scorsese, Teri Garr, Catherine O'Hara
After Hours is a 1985 American black comedy film directed by Martin Scorsese, written by Joseph Minion, and starring an ensemble cast, including Rosanna Arquette, Griffin Dunne, Linda ...more

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#409 of 571 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked #196 of 439 The Funniest '80s Movies

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George Clooney, Teri Hatcher, Carla Gugino
Spy Kids is a 2001 American/Mexican science fantasy family adventure film written and directed by Robert Rodriguez. It is the first installment in the Spy Kids series. Alexa Vega and Daryl ...more

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#45 of 99 The Greatest Kids Sci-Fi Movies #31 of 314 The Best Movies for Kidsfeaturing 'Spy Kids' Is, Far And Away, One Of The Most Unsettling Movies Made In The Past 20 Years