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Wayne's World (1992)

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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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14 February 1992 (USA)  »

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El mundo según Wayne  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

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$121,697,350 (USA)
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Trivia

The scene where Wayne's ex-girlfriend Stacy (Lara Flynn Boyle) tries to patch up their relationship by buying him a gun rack, is based on some truth. Mike Myers once dated a girl who apparently broke up with him due to his preoccupation with his comedy. A week later, after some thought, she tried to reconcile by buying Mike a gun-rack. To her, this was an absurd joke that she had hoped Mike would appreciate. He didn't, and the two remained apart. When the movie was released, and Mike's ex viewed the movie with her new steady boyfriend, she was mortified not only to learn that the gun-rack anecdote had been written into the film, but also she was shocked to see that the main characters referred to the Stacy character as a 'psycho hose-beast'. Some time later, Myers telephoned his former girl, attempting to apologize for including a very detracting version of her in the movie. See more »

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When Cassandra comes off stage after Crucial Taunts set at Gasworks. Two guys have a fight and spill beer over her, she get mad and does a kung-fu style kick at one of them. Her right suspender belt becomes undone, yet when she sighs and walks over to the bar, its still done up. See more »

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[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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[Fade in to Wayne and Garth on their couch looking at magazines] Garth: "You know, I don't think anyone's going to tell us when to leave." Wayne: "Yeah, good call Garth. Uh, I bet we're just going to sit here and when they're finished they'll fade to black." [Fade to black] Garth: "I can't believe they did that." Wayne: "I told ya." See more »

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
By Mildred J. Hill & Patty S. Hill
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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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