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Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996)

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

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Cast

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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 ...
Tony Darling ...
Motley Crue Roadie #2 / Tourist Man (voice)
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French Dignitary (voice) (as Francis DuMaurier)
Jim Flaherty ...
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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.


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

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$20,114,233, 22 December 1996, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$63,071,133, 13 April 1997
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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Beavis's hallucination scene in the desert was inspired by artwork drawn by Rob Zombie. The music of the scene is White Zombie's "Ratfinks, Suicide Tanks and Cannibal Girls". See more »

Goofs

The tourists are shown observing Old Faithful from benches arranged in rows. The real observation area is arranged in a semicircle around the geyser, and at a much greater distance. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Butt-head: This is cool.
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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 »


Soundtracks

Ratfinks, Suicide Tanks and Cannibal Girls
Lyric by Rob Zombie
Music by Rob Zombie, Jay Yuenger (as J. Yuenger), Sean Yseult, John Tempesta and Charlie Clouser
Performed by White Zombie
Produced by Terry Date, Ulrich Wild and White Zombie
Courtesy of Geffen Records
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One of the best films of 1996
19 March 2000 | by See all my reviews

Beavis and Butthead Do America is as funny (if not funnier) than the television show. It looks at the two morons like never before (with intelligence). The plot involves the duo on a cross-country odyssey to "score". Along the way, we overhear the voices of Robert Stack, Cloris Leachman, Eric Bogosian, Demi Moore, Bruce Willis, Greg Kinnear and David Letterman. And of course, Mike Judge (who directed, co-wrote and voiced 5 characters) who created this (God help me for saying) satirical masterpiece brings this film to a fine edge that isn't lost years later. For it's fans it's entertaining, in spots hysterically funny, and even cool to an extent; it's a film that, in a way, should get more credit than it got, but as a film on a level of 'cult' status it ranks in the background of other comedy peaks from the X-ers of the 90s. Where else will you get Dave Letterman playing former Motley Crue roadies turned drifters?


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