Overview

Acclaimed director John Landis (Animal House, The Blues Brothers) presents this madcap send-up of late night TV, low-budget sci-fi films and canned-laughter-filled sitcoms packed with off-the-wall sketches that will have you in stitches. Centered around a television station which features a 1950s-style sci-fi movie interspersed with a series of wild commercials, wacky shorts and weird specials, this lampoon of contemporary life and pop culture skewers some of the silliest spectacles ever created in the name of entertainment. A truly outrageous look at the best of the worst that television has to offer.

  1. Carl Gottlieb

    Director

  2. Peter Horton

    Director

  3. Robert K. Weiss

    Director

  4. Joe Dante

    Director

  5. John Landis

    Director

  6. Michael Barrie

    Writer

  7. Jim Mulholland

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Michelle Pfeiffer

    Michelle Pfeiffer

    Brenda Landers

  2. Peter Horton

    Peter Horton

    Harry Landers

  3. Monique Gabrielle

    Monique Gabrielle

    Taryn Steele

  4. Steve Forrest

    Steve Forrest

    Capt. Nelson

  5. Griffin Dunne

    Griffin Dunne

    Doctor

Full Cast & Crew

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Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • September 18, 1987
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 25m

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