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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 »
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Cast

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 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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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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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish | Hindi

Release Date:

20 December 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Beavis et Butt-Head se font l'Amérique See more »

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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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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | SDDS | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Geffen Pictures acquired the film rights in 1993 with the hopes of making a live-action version of the series with David Spade as Beavis and Adam Sandler as Butt-head. Mike Judge hated the idea, finding the idea of making Beavis and Butt-head live-action not only sacrilege, but more expensive than animation. Reportedly, the decision to make the film in its final form was the result of a coin toss. See more »

Goofs

Anderson's truck and camper are washed away from the water released by the Hoover dam, yet they still make it to D.C. See more »

Quotes

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

Bruce Willis and Demi Moore are not credited in the theatrical version, but are in the home video version. See more »

Connections

References Airport (1970) See more »

Soundtracks

Walk on Water
Written by Ozzy Osbourne and Jim Vallance
Performed by Ozzy Osbourne
Courtesy of Epic Records
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Generation X Art.
6 July 2002 | by tfrizzellSee 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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