• Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989)

Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

Release Date: 1989

DVD Release Date: December 4th, 2001

PG |1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary

Bill (Alex Winter) and Ted (Keanu Reeves) are high school buddies starting a band. However, they are about to fail their history class, which means Ted would be sent to military school. They receive help from Rufus (George Carlin), a traveler from a future where their band is the foundation for a perfect society. With the use of Rufus' time machine, Bill and Ted travel to various points in history, returning with important figures to help them complete their final history presentation.

Cast: Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, George Carlin, Bernie Casey, Amy Stock-Poynton, Terry Camilleri, Dan Shor, Tony Steedman

Director: Stephen Herek

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: De Laurentiis, Interscope Communications, Nelson Entertainment

Keywords: Father, Witty, Lighthearted, Hilarious, School, 1980s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 40
    Marjorie BaumgartenAustin Chronicle

    Everything Reeves has done since always has the whiff of "Ted" about it. Party on, dudes. show more

  • 25
    Mike ClarkUSA Today

    Wow, dudes. Pu-trid. (1989 February 20, p.4D)

  • 50
    TV Guide Magazine

    Has an intangibly charming goofiness about it that is somehow endearing: here is a movie about teenagers that contains no excessive profanity, no drug references, and no explicit sexual activity. show more

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