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Wayne's World (1992)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Music | 14 February 1992 (USA)
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Two slacker friends try to promote their public-access cable show.

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Penelope Spheeris

Writers:

Mike Myers (based on characters created by), Mike Myers | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mike Myers ... Wayne Campbell
Dana Carvey ... Garth Algar
Rob Lowe ... Benjamin Oliver
Tia Carrere ... Cassandra
Brian Doyle-Murray ... Noah Vanderhoff
Lara Flynn Boyle ... Stacy
Michael DeLuise ... Alan
Dan Bell Dan Bell ... Neil
Lee Tergesen ... Terry
Kurt Fuller ... Russell
Sean Sullivan ... Phil (as Sean Gregory Sullivan)
Colleen Camp ... Mrs. Vanderhoff
Donna Dixon ... Dreamwoman
Frederick Coffin ... Officer Koharski
Mike Hagerty ... Davy (as Michael G. Hagerty)
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Storyline

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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Taglines:

One world. One party. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sex related dialogue | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Cantonese

Release Date:

14 February 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Wayne's World: The Movie See more »

Filming Locations:

San Fernando, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$18,122,710, 17 February 1992

Gross USA:

$121,697,323

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$183,097,323
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Paramount Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Stereo | Dolby SR

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

In the early '70s, some British music shops banned or fined patrons for playing Led Zeppelin's "Stairway to Heaven" because it was played so often. Hence the sign: "No 'Stairway to Heaven'" when Wayne plays the guitar in the store. See more »

Goofs

The show Benjamin watches at the beginning of the movie and the tape (of the same episode) that he shows Van Der Hoff, are different. The second time it is seen, Wayne pauses and stutters on words he didn't the first time. See more »

Quotes

[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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Crazy Credits

A brownie recipe is given in the credits. See more »

Alternate Versions

In the broadcast version, many of the "inappropriate" parts are changed or cut. Some of the more interesting line changes are (see Quotes section for original lines): Wayne: Who's playing today? Tiny: Jolly Green Giants, Stinky Beetles. Wayne: Stinky Beetles? Are they any good? Tiny: They stink! Wayne: I lost my show, I lost my best friend I lost my girl! I'm being dumped on, that's all, dumped on... Garth: Benjamin is no one's friend. If he were an ice cream flavor, he'd be Jamocha Almond Idiot. See more »

Connections

References Beast of the Yellow Night (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Romeo And Juliet - Fantasy Overture
By Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (as P. Tchaikovsky)
Performed by Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester Berlin (as Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra)
Conducted by Peter Wohlert (uncredited)
Courtesy of Laserlight
By arrangement with Sounds of Film Ltd.
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WAYNE'S WORLD,WAYNE'S WORLD!PARTY TIME!EXCELLENT!
30 April 2000 | by revival05See all my reviews

Terribly sorry for the silly Summary, but I couldn't help it.

First of all, I have no idea why I enjoyed this movie at all. The jokes were weak, and there was too less funny stuff. But I think that the reason is one main thing: MIKE MYERS!!!! I mean, it is the exact same feeling with the AUSTIN POWERS-flicks. Nothing that's that extremely funny, but something that get's hilarius, even though it is very corny and silly.

I don't know what it is he does. Even though the extreme difference from the AP-movies, in storyline, the movies has a lot in common. First of all, there is a lot of silly jokes, hilarious spoofs, cool quotes that you never forget, a meathead as a leading character, a remarkably so what-lovestory, and, of course, Rob Lowe.

Do I have to say I dig this movie?


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