The 'Burbs



When secretive new neighbors move in next door, suburbanite Ray Peterson and his friends let their paranoia get the best of them as they start to suspect the newcomers of evildoings and commence an investigation. But it's hardly how Ray, who much prefers drinking beer, reading his newspaper and watching a ball game on the tube expected to spend his vacation.

  1. Joe Dante


  2. Dana Olsen


Top Billed Cast

  1. Tom Hanks

    Tom Hanks

    Ray Peterson

  2. Bruce Dern

    Bruce Dern

    Lt. Mark Rumsfield

  3. Carrie Fisher

    Carrie Fisher

    Carol Peterson

  4. Rick Ducommun

    Rick Ducommun

    Art Weingartner

  5. Corey Feldman

    Corey Feldman

    Ricky Butler

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The 'Burbs
The 'Burbs



Status Released

Release Information

  • February 17, 1989


    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 42m

Budget $18,000,000.00

Revenue $36,602,000.00



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