Adventurer/surgeon/rock musician Buckaroo Banzai and his band of men, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, take on evil alien invaders from the 8th dimension.

  1. W.D. Richter


  2. Earl Mac Rauch


Top Billed Cast

  1. Peter Weller

    Peter Weller

    Buckaroo Banzai

  2. John Lithgow

    John Lithgow

    Lord John Whorfin

  3. Ellen Barkin

    Ellen Barkin

    Penny Priddy

  4. Jeff Goldblum

    Jeff Goldblum

    New Jersey

  5. Christopher Lloyd

    Christopher Lloyd

    John Bigboote

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The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension


Status Released

Release Information

  • August 15, 1984


    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 43m

Budget -

Revenue -



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