The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension

Closed Capationed Starring: Peter Weller, John Lithgow & Christopher Lloyd Director: W.D. Richter  Rated: PG: Parental Guidance Suggested
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: PG
  • Closed captioning available
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 34 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1984
  • Label: MGM (Video & DVD)
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Note: NUON interactive features are only accessible with a NUON-enhanced DVD player.
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Single Side - Dual Layer
  • Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 2.35
  • Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 2.35
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
    • Dolby Digital Mono - French
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Deleted Scenes
    • Featurette: MAKING OF BUCKAROO BANZAI
    • Trailers: Original Theatrical Trailer
  • Interactive Features:
    • Easter Eggs
    • NUON Enhanced
  • Text/Photo Galleries:
    • Banzai Institute Archives
    • Character Profiles

Performers, Cast and Crew:

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Directed by
Screenwriting by

Entertainment Reviews:

New York Times - 10/05/1984
"...It's a lunatic ball, an extremely genial, witty example of what is becoming a movie genre all its own....Hard to top for pure, nutty fun."
Variety - 08/08/1984
"...Very funny....[Lithgow] gives one of the most controlled out-of-control performances on screen in recent years..."

Plot Keywords:

Cult Film | Justice | Recommended | Science-Fiction

Production Notes:

  • Though the ending of the film promised a sequel, financing problems halted its production. Richter's screenplay for the follow-up film was reworked and later became John Carpenter's BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA.

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  • UPC: 027616862785
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