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Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers
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by Rob Gonsalves

"A change of pace that didn't work."
2 stars

By 1984 drug humor was on the way out, so the boys did this mediocre PG-rated non-drug spoof. It was their last C&C feature and bombed pretty badly.

In a loose treatment of the Alexandre Dumas tale, C&C play twins who feel each other's pain, which allows for one or two good gags. As the revolutionary brother, Chong wears his long hair swept back in a ponytail and his beard neatly trimmed, and speaks in heroic tones; he's surprisingly dashing and physically graceful. Cheech, however, does the usual Cheech stuff, which has the effect of making you nostalgic for the old C&C.

They deserve credit for trying something different, but after a while it becomes an endurance test, with lots of gratuitous homophobic jokes.

Cheech does some great Chuck Berry moves near the end, but it's too late.

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User Comments

9/23/15 PepsiAdikt Funny as long as you don't go into with the mindset that it'll be another smoker movie! 4 stars
1/12/12 Josie Cotton is a goddess Underrated. I laughed a lot, watching this one 4 stars
8/23/07 smith5 i agree, with jmsynth, unfairly maligned, sometimes really funny. 4 stars
4/04/07 David Pollastrini The worst of C & C's movies 2 stars
3/01/04 Samuel a pretty decent film, certainly not the best Cheech & Chong movie i've ever seen though 3 stars
1/20/04 jmsynth Unfairly maligned, and often quite funny 4 stars
12/17/02 Charles Tatum P U 1 stars
3/03/02 Butterbean I missed the dope action, but it had it's moments. 3 stars
8/10/01 Mr. Hat I think it'sgood that they don't promote drugs anymore,though their drug movies were funny. 4 stars
2/06/01 Classicdog Not your classic doper Cheech and Chong movie 2 stars
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  02-Oct-1984 (PG)



Directed by
  Tommy Chong

Written by
  Tommy Chong
  Cheech Marin

  Cheech Marin
  Tommy Chong
  Roy Dotrice
  Edie McClurg
  Rae Dawn Chong
  Shelby Chong

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