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3.3
348 Ratings

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension

Directed by W.D. Richter
United States, 1984
Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Synopsis

Neurosurgeon/Rock Star/Superhero Buckaroo has perfected the oscillation overthruster, which allows him to travel through solid matter by using the eighth dimension, but the Red Lectroids from Planet 10 are after this device for their own evil ends.

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension Directed by W.D. Richter

Critics reviews

It’s a film that seems to be made of Easter eggs—it’s the comic-book twin of Repo Man, which came out the same year. A fully imagined alternate universe, the Banzai world is a revenge of the absurdist nerds against the dweeby, treacly legions of Luke Skywalker and Indiana Jones.
September 09, 2016
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