Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996)

PG-13  |   |  Animation, Adventure, Comedy  |  20 December 1996 (USA)
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Muddy Grimes (voice)
Dallas Grimes (voice)
Jacqueline Barba ...
FBI Agent Hurly (voice)
Pamela Blair ...
Flight Attendant / White House Tour Guide (voice)
Kristofor Brown ...
Man on Plane / Man in Confession Booth #2 / Old Guy / Jim (voice)
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Hoover Dam Guide / ATF Agent (voice)
Motley Crue Roadie #1 (voice) (as Earl Hofert)


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 <>

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Coming to a screen bigger than your TV.

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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  »

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Box Office


$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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When Beavis and Butt-Head try to steal the TV from the high school, and their teacher stops them the Geffen Prodctions logo can be seen on the chalkboard See more »


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Generation X Art.
6 July 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The controversial but highly popular MTV animated series hits the big screen in this surprisingly entertaining and humorous film from the crazed mind of Mike Judge. The two dim-witted teenage friends have their television stolen and set out to find it. However it seems that a chemical weapon of mass destruction has fallen into the pair's hands. Now national security is a major issue as the two go on a long journey to some of the country's most famous locales. The authorities always seem to be two steps behind in this film that has a comedic life of its own. Interesting voice characterizations by Judge, Bruce Willis, Demi Moore, Cloris Leachman and the golden-voiced Robert Stack all match their animated alter-egos perfectly. 3.5 out of 5 stars.

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