|Far Out Man|
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Tommy Chong|
|Produced by||Lisa M. Hansen|
|Written by||Tommy Chong|
C. Thomas Howell
Rae Dawn Chong
|Music by||Jay Chattaway|
|Edited by||Stephen R. Myers|
Gilberto Costa Nunes
|Distributed by||New Line Cinema|
An aging hippie goes on a road trip in search of his long lost family. He meets up with his son (Paris Chong, Tommy's real-life son). Together they go off to see America. A majority of Tommy's real life family have roles; daughter Rae Dawn plays his daughter and wife Shelby has a lead role as his ex. Chong's former partner Cheech Marin makes a cameo appearance as a passenger in the back of Far Out Man's truck.
Labeled on promotional posters and in the opening credits as "A Tommy Chong Attempt", it was filmed in Los Angeles, California, USA. CineTel Films produced the movie and it was distributed in USA theaters by New Line Cinema, Sony Video (VHS), Platinum Disc (DVD), and RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video (VHS). It was distributed in Germany by Ascot Video (VHS) and in Brazil by Odyssey (VHS). It was distributed in Canadian theaters by Alliance.
Floyd Sneed, former drummer of the rock group Three Dog Night, and brother of Chong's first wife Maxine Sneed, made a small cameo in the film as a drummer.
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