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

5 Ratings: 2.4
Action & Adventure and Science Fiction & Fantasy movie directed by W. D. Richter

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai: Across the 8th Dimensionis one of the most agreeably insane movies ever made. Peter Weller stars as Buckaroo, an acclaimed neurosurgeon, particle physicist, and, of course, rock star. He travels with the Hong Kong Cavaliers, … see full wiki

Director: W. D. Richter
Genre: Sci-Fi, Fantasy
2 reviews about The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across...
review by . September 26, 2010
   the Lord of the Rings trilogy for example, I like them, but I don't love them like I used to.            When I think of the newer films that I love, they all typically have an aspect to them that makes them just a little more challenging or a little more complex whether in terms of concept or the extent of the ambition involved.  Take the Big Lebowski for example.  The film has a really odd dichotomy between its simplicity (it's …
review by . June 11, 2009
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Out of all the films I saw as a kid, Buckaroo Banzai is one of the ones that has this aspect to it. When I first saw it I didn't love it, probably because of this. There was more there than I could process as an 8 year-old, but as the years went on and I revisited the film I got more and more out of it. It's actually very similar to the Big Lebowski in that on the one hand it's a simple action movie, one of a million in the 80s, that deals with the threat of an alien invasion thwarted by a small …
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