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The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the Eighth Dimension

PG| 1 hr. 43 min.

Plot Summary
Buckaroo Banzai is caught with his trusted allies, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, in a battle to the death between evil red aliens and good black aliens from Planet 10. Lead by demonic dictator John Whorfin, who has taken over the body of Italian scientist Dr. Emilio Lizardo, the aliens try to get the Overthruster back from Buckaroo Banzai. But the good black aliens are willing to destroy earth rather than let these renegades return to their planet.

Cast: Peter Weller , John Lithgow , Ellen Barkin , Jeff Goldblum , Christopher Lloyd , Lewis Smith , Rosalind Cash , Robert Ito

Director: W.D. Richter

Genres: Science fiction

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the Eighth Dimension (1984)

Release Date: August 15th, 1984|1 hr. 43 min.

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'Buckaroo Banzai' Director Speaks About Film's Anniversary, Lost Footage and Still-Possible Sequel

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It's a wonder that a film like 'The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai across the 8th Dimension' exists in the first place. Strange, eccentric and littered with non sequiturs (including the gleefully ...

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