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The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension

  • Film
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension

Time Out says

Banzai - comic-book superhero, neurosurgeon, pop star, mystic, nuclear physicist and teenage heartthrob - is testing a new jet-propelled Ford Fiesta when he crashes into one side of a mountain to exit miraculously unharmed from the other. Evil Black Lectoids from Planet 10 have been exiled within the rock, and Buck accidentally releases a few, leaving him the only one who can save the Earth from destruction. His allies include a New Jersey cowboy-brain-surgeon (Goldblum) and a six-foot extra-terrestrial rasta; their chief enemy, evil Dr Lizardo (Lithgow). Richter's comic genre hybrid comes complete with its own mythology, and team of established superheroes, and is curiously appealing.

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Release Details

  • Duration:102 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:WD Richter
  • Screenwriter:Earl Mac Rauch
  • Cast:
    • Peter Weller
    • Ellen Barkin
    • John Lithgow
    • Jeff Goldblum
    • Christopher Lloyd
    • Lewis Smith
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