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Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996)

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

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Mike Judge, Mike de Seve (as Mike DeSeve) | 2 more credits »
1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mike Judge ... Beavis / Butt-Head / Tom Anderson / Mr. Van Driessen / Principal McVicker (voice)
Bruce Willis ... Muddy Grimes (voice)
Demi Moore ... Dallas Grimes (voice)
Cloris Leachman ... Old Woman on Plane and Bus (voice)
Robert Stack ... ATF Agent Flemming (voice)
Jacqueline Barba Jacqueline Barba ... FBI Agent Hurly (voice)
Pamela Blair Pamela Blair ... Flight Attendant / White House Tour Guide (voice)
Eric Bogosian ... Ranger at Old Faithful / White House Press Secretary / Lieutenant at Strategic Air Command (voice)
Kristofor Brown ... Man on Plane / Man in Confession Booth #2 / Old Guy / Jim (voice)
Tony Darling Tony Darling ... Motley Crue Roadie #2 / Tourist Man (voice)
John Doman ... Airplane Captain / White House Representative (voice)
Francis Dumaurier ... French Dignitary (voice) (as Francis DuMaurier)
Jim Flaherty Jim Flaherty ... Petrified Forest Recording (voice)
Tim Guinee ... Hoover Dam Guide / ATF Agent (voice)
David Letterman ... 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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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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Trivia

The name David Letterman chose as his credit for his voice-work in the film, Earl Hofert, is actually the name of his uncle, the same "Uncle Earl" Letterman routinely mocks on his show, especially for an incident where a drunk Uncle Earl supposedly said "Here, kitty kitty kitty" to the Thanksgiving turkey. See more »

Goofs

On the streets of Vegas, a building has the name "Freemont." This is a misspelling; there are many establishments in Vegas called Fremont, but they only have one "e" (as they are named for John C. Fremont). 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 »

Alternate Versions

The home video version credits Demi Moore and Bruce Willis (they are uncredited in the theatrical release) See more »

Connections

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Walk on Water
Written by Ozzy Osbourne and Jim Vallance
Performed by Ozzy Osbourne
Courtesy of Epic Records
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Better than you'd expect...
2 November 2005 | by JoeytheBritSee all my reviews

This film spin-off from the MTV show featuring the archetypal juvenile slackers with an all-consuming passion for TV, rude words ("huh, huh-huh, you said anus,") and scoring with chicks (at which they are singularly unsuccessful) is pretty good considering the low level of the humour. The moronic duo wander through life completely unaware of both their innate doofishness and the trail of chaos they leave in their wake as they are mistakenly hired by a drunken low-life (voiced by Bruce Willis) to 'do' his sexy wife (Demi Moore) who has absconded with the macguffin they stole together. The genesis of Hank Hill from B&B creator Mike Judge's other show, King of the Hill, can be seen here in the character of Tom Anderson, a tourist who runs across Beavis and Butthead throughout the film. Anderson is older, but he bears a strong resemblance to Hill, and his voice is identical. There's a neat riff on monster movies at the start of the film, and a great satire of 70s cop shows during the credits, and while the jokes are mostly juvenile and silly, they're consistently amusing, which makes this film surprisingly funny and enjoyable.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish | Hindi

Release Date:

20 December 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$20,114,233, 22 December 1996

Gross USA:

$63,118,386

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$63,118,386
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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