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Wayne's World (1992)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Music  |  14 February 1992 (USA)
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Two slacker friends try to promote their public-access cable show.



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Wayne is still living at home. He has a world class collection of name tags from jobs he's tried, but he does have his own public access TV show. A local station decides to hire him and his sidekick, Garth, to do their show professionally and Wayne & Garth find that it is no longer the same. Wayne falls for a bass guitarist and uses his and Garth's Video contacts to help her career along, knowing that Ben Oliver, the sleazy advertising guy who is ruining their show will probably take her away from him if they fail. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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Rated PG-13 for sex related dialogue | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

14 February 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El mundo según Wayne  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)


$121,697,350 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


When Wayne and Garth are on the hood of the car watching airplanes fly over, Garth asks Wayne if he ever thought Bugs Bunny was attractive in women's clothing. The comment was an ad-lib by Dana Carvey made while waiting for an incoming plane to finally come in to scene. Mike Myers laugh was genuine, and ultimately decided to keep the dialogue in the film. See more »


Piece of stringy licorice that Garth pulls out in car. See more »


[first lines]
[in bed, flipping through tv commercials]
Elyse: It's really good seeing you, Benjamin. You haven't been into Shakey's for so long.
Benjamin: Well, I've been real busy.
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Crazy Credits

Wayne: "Right, excellent movie. All right!" Garth: "Good one!" [Fade in to Wayne and Garth on their basement couch] Wayne: "All right. Well that's all the time we have for our movie. We hope you found it entertaining, whimsical and yet relevant, with an underlined revisionist conceit that belie the film's emotional attachments to the subject matter." Garth: "I just hope you didn't think it sucked!" Wayne: "Okay, so thank you for coming. Good night and party on!" Garth: "Party on, Wayne!" Wayne: "Party on, Garth!" [Fade to black] See more »


Referenced in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III (1993) See more »


By Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performed by Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Courtesy of Laserlight
By Arrangement with Sound of Film Ltd.
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The Worst Movie I Have Ever Seen...NOT!!
12 April 2003 | by (Nashville, TN) – See all my reviews

WAYNE'S WORLD is actually one of the best SNL-inspired comedies ever made. Mike Myers and Dana Carvey are way cool as Wayne and Garth. It's just shameful that the movie contains mostly wasted music...HYUH, RIGHT, if monkeys fly out of my butt. I think it the music here is excellent. Tia Carerre is hot as Wayne's love interest, and Rob Lowe does a fine job as the con artist who buys Wayne and Garth's show. Believe me, it's worthy.

4 out of 5

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