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  • The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)
  • PG
    103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)
PG
103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Adventurer, brain surgeon, rock musician Buckaroo Banzai and his crime-fighting team, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, must stop evil alien invaders from the eighth dimension who are planning to conquer Earth.
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Director
W.D. Richter (directed by)
Producers
Neil Canton (produced by) | W.D. Richter (produced by)
Composer
Michael Boddicker (music by)
Cinematographer
Editors
George Bowers (edited by) | Richard Marks (edited by)
Casting Director
Terry Liebling (casting by)
Production Designer
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Release date
Aug 10, 1984 (United States)

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Cast

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51 cast members
Name Known for
Peter Weller
Buckaroo Banzai Buckaroo Banzai   See fewer
John Lithgow
Lord John Whorfin / Dr. Emilio Lizardo Lord John Whorfin / Dr. Emilio Lizardo   See fewer
Ellen Barkin
Penny Priddy Penny Priddy   See fewer
Jeff Goldblum
New Jersey New Jersey   See fewer
Christopher Lloyd
John BigbootĂ© John BigbootĂ©   See fewer
Lewis Smith
Perfect Tommy Perfect Tommy   See fewer
Rosalind Cash
John Emdall John Emdall   See fewer
Robert Ito
Professor Hikita Professor Hikita   See fewer
Pepe Serna
Reno Nevada Reno Nevada   See fewer
Ronald Lacey
President Widmark President Widmark   See fewer
Matt Clark
Secretary of Defense Secretary of Defense   See fewer
Clancy Brown
Rawhide Rawhide   See fewer
William Traylor
General Catburd General Catburd   See fewer
Carl Lumbly
John Parker John Parker   See fewer
Vincent Schiavelli
John O'Connor John O'Connor   See fewer
Dan Hedaya
John Gomez John Gomez   See fewer
Mariclare Costello
Senator Cunningham Senator Cunningham   See fewer
Bill Henderson
Casper Lindley Casper Lindley   See fewer
Damon Hines
Scooter Lindley Scooter Lindley   See fewer
Billy Vera
Pinky Carruthers Pinky Carruthers   See fewer
Laura Harrington
Mrs. Johnson Mrs. Johnson   See fewer
Michael Santoro
Billy Travers Billy Travers   See fewer
Jonathan Banks
Lizardo Hospital Guard Lizardo Hospital Guard   See fewer
Robert Gray
Radar Blazer Radar Blazer   See fewer
Gary Bisig
Radar Blazer Radar Blazer   See fewer
Kent Perkins
Mission Control Mission Control   See fewer
John Ashton
Highway Patrolman (as John David Ashton) Highway Patrolman (as John David Ashton)   See fewer
Ken Magee
Duck Hunter Burt (as Kenneth Magee) Duck Hunter Burt (as Kenneth Magee)   See fewer
James Keane
Duck Hunter Bubba Duck Hunter Bubba   See fewer
Yakov Smirnoff
National Security Advisor National Security Advisor   See fewer
Leonard Gaines
Artie Duncan Artie Duncan   See fewer
Francine Lembi
TV Anchorwoman TV Anchorwoman   See fewer
John Walter Davis
Star Surgeon Star Surgeon   See fewer
Read Morgan
Exhibitor Exhibitor   See fewer
James Rosin
John Yaya John Yaya   See fewer
Raye Birk
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
Jane Marla Robbins
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
Kevin Rodney Sullivan
John Gant (as Kevin Sullivan) John Gant (as Kevin Sullivan)   See fewer
Jessie Lawrence Ferguson
Black Lectroid Commander Black Lectroid Commander   See fewer
Radford Polinsky
Marine Lt. Marine Lt.   See fewer
Sam Minsky
Kolodny Brother Kolodny Brother   See fewer
Robert Hummer
Kolodny Brother Kolodny Brother   See fewer
Gerald Peterson
Rug Sucker Rug Sucker   See fewer
James Saito
Masado Banzai, Buckaroo's Father (scenes deleted) Masado Banzai, Buckaroo's Father (scenes deleted)   See fewer
Karla Dansereau
Fan Girl (uncredited) Fan Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Matthew Earnest
Drunk niteclub patron (uncredited) Drunk niteclub patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Michele Hess
Actress (uncredited) Actress (uncredited)   See fewer
Tommy J. Huff
Sam the jetcar mechanic (uncredited) Sam the jetcar mechanic (uncredited)   See fewer
Greg Mires
Young Buckaroo (uncredited) Young Buckaroo (uncredited)   See fewer
Matthew Mires
Young Buckaroo (uncredited) Young Buckaroo (uncredited)   See fewer
Corey Dee Williams
Lectroid (uncredited) Lectroid (uncredited)   See fewer
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