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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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Dallas Grimes (voice)
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FBI Agent Hurly (voice)
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Flight Attendant / White House Tour Guide (voice)
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Man on Plane / Man in Confession Booth #2 / Old Guy / Jim (voice)
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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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Rated PG-13 for continuous crude sex-related humor and language, and for a drug-related scene | See all certifications »

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20 December 1996 (USA)  »

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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

One of the people sitting in the circle when the teacher sings "Lesbian Seagull" is Daria Morgendorffer, who later got her own series. See more »

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Tom Anderson is involved in the large multi-vehicle collision caused by Beavis and Butthead falling out of the trunk of Dusty's car on the highway near Washington, DC, and does significant damage to the front end of his SUV. In later scenes at the White House, however (supposedly later the same day), his vehicle is undamaged. See more »

Quotes

Butt-head: [Beavis and Butt-Head roll the TV out of the school, it falls down the stairs and breaks] That was cool. Huh huh huh.
Beavis: No, it wasn't.
Butt-head: Uh, oh, yeah.
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Bruce Willis and Demi Moore are not credited in the theatrical version, but are in the home video version. See more »

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One of the best films of 1996
19 March 2000 | by (United States) – 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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