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The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)

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103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

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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$ 620,279
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$ 6,254,148
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Aug 10, 1984 (United States)

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Peter Weller
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John Lithgow
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Ellen Barkin
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Lewis Smith
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Robert Ito
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Pepe Serna
Reno Nevada Reno Nevada   See fewer
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Ronald Lacey
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Matt Clark
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Clancy Brown
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William Traylor
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Carl Lumbly
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Vincent Schiavelli
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Mariclare Costello
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Bill Henderson
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Damon Hines
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Laura Harrington
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Michael Santoro
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Jonathan Banks
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Gary Bisig
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Kent Perkins
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Ken Magee
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James Keane
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Gerald Peterson
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Jamie Lee Curtis
Sandra Banzai - Buckaroo's Mother (scenes deleted) Sandra Banzai - Buckaroo's Mother (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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James Saito
Masado Banzai, Buckaroo's Father (scenes deleted) Masado Banzai, Buckaroo's Father (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Young Buckaroo (uncredited) Young Buckaroo (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.4 / 10 | 20,697 votes