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Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996)

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The dimwitted teen duo of Beavis and Butt-Head travel across America in search of their stolen television set.

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Muddy Grimes (voice)
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Dallas Grimes (voice)
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Jacqueline Barba ...
FBI Agent Hurly (voice)
Pamela Blair ...
Flight Attendant / White House Tour Guide (voice)
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Kristofor Brown ...
Man on Plane / Man in Confession Booth #2 / Old Guy / Jim (voice)
Tony Darling ...
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French Dignitary (voice) (as Francis DuMaurier)
Jim Flaherty ...
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Hoover Dam Guide / ATF Agent (voice)
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Motley Crue Roadie #1 (voice) (as Earl Hofert)
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Storyline

Our intrepid adolescent heroes wake up to find their beloved television stolen, and embark on an epic journey across America to recover it, and, who knows, maybe even score. On the way they encounter a murderous smuggler of a deadly virus and his treacherous wife, an FBI agent with a predilection for cavity searches, a couple of rather familiar looking ex-Motley Crue roadies, Mr. Van Dreesen singing "Lesbian Seagull", a little old lady and of course Mr. Anderson and his trailer. Can the Great Cornholio save the day? Uh-huh. Huh-huh. Written by Martin H. Booda <booda@datasync.com>

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Coming to a screen bigger than your TV.


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Rated PG-13 for continuous crude sex-related humor and language, and for a drug-related scene | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

20 December 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Beavis et Butt-Head se font l'Amérique  »

Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$20,114,233 (USA) (20 December 1996)

Gross:

$63,071,133 (USA) (11 April 1997)
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Trivia

The white trash hoodlums that steal Beavis and Butt-Head's TV are not unique to the movie. Their names are Ross and Harlan, and they previously appeared on the series robbing Stewart's house. See more »

Goofs

When the duo are on the plane to Las Vegas, the people sitting in the row immediately behind them changes - most easily seen as the man sitting on the aisle seat changing from a man in a vest (who later asks if there is corn in the dinner from another row on the opposite side of the plane) to a man in a business suit See more »

Quotes

Little Old Lady: [to her husband] I want you to meet two nice boys.
[She introduces Beavis first]
Little Old Lady: This is Travis and Bob.
[to Butt-head]
Little Old Lady: And, what's your last name, dear?
Butt-head: Uh, Head. My first name is Butt.
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Crazy Credits

A big band version of Mr. Van Drissen's Lesbian Seagull song plays over the end credits. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Scream: The Inside Story (2011) See more »

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The Lord is a Monkey
Performed by Butthole Surfers
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24 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie was directed by Mike Judge (office Space). After finding out their TV is stolen, Beavis and Butthead are determined to get it back. After failing stealing a TV from school, they stumble in a seedy hotel room with Muddy Grimes lying on his bed. He gets them confused with the killers he hired to "Do" his wife and sends them to Las Vegas. Mike judge is a good writer/director, he has a dry sense of humor that appeals to me in most of his work (Except king of the hill, Damn that's dry!). The movie is a wild-goose-chase for Beavis and Butthead, and they stay oblivious as much as on their MTV show. I don't think any fan of the MTV show would disagree that Mike Judge did the best job possible-for this movie.


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