Can anyone recommend "The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension"?

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  1. 5300cs macrumors 68000

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    I've only heard the famous line "Laugha while you can, monkey boy" other than that, I have no idea what this is.
    Can anyone recommend it?
     
  2. watcher2001 macrumors 6502a

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    In my opinion this is one of the greatest movies of all time.
     
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    Fun in a warped kinda way, as long as you abandon all expectations of plausibility. You want a plot to make sense, you don't wanna watch this one.
     
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    Come on, this movie is every hookers dream.. Imagine a whole town of "John's" <G>
     
  5. tpjunkie macrumors 65816

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    "It's John Big-Bootay!"

    Man this movie is great, and by great, I mean ridiculous. Utterly and completely ridiculous. Its one of those movies that don't necessarily have to make sense, you just go with it. And also watch it stoned.
     
  6. MongoTheGeek macrumors 68040

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    Its a great movie. John Lithgow and Christopher Lloyd as bad guys. Peter Weller and Jeff Goldbloom as good guys.

    Where else can you see a rock star, brain surgeon, test pilot.

    To bad they never made the sequels.
     
  7. panphage macrumors 6502

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    "I'm John Smallberries, and I approve this movie."

    John Manyjohns concurs.
     
  8. obeygiant macrumors 68040

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    ok, the main guy in this movie is a 80's rock band front man AND a nerosurgeon AND Top physist AND a test pilot for experimental planes and vehicles. Oh where does he find the time.
     
  9. mactastic macrumors 68040

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    Yes, this movie is awesome. Highly recomended as a 'cult classic'.
     
  10. Lyle macrumors 68000

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    It's been about a million years since I saw this. Isn't this the movie that spawned the line, "Wherever you go, there you are"?
     
  11. MongoTheGeek macrumors 68040

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    One of the best movie lines ever. To bad it didn't make the afi list.
     
  12. patrick0brien macrumors 68040

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    -"Bukaroo, give me the formula"
    BZZZT!

    -"So hwat? Big Deal!"

    -"John Bigbootie"
    -"Tay! Tay! BigbooTAY!"
    POW
     
  13. mactastic macrumors 68040

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    It's been years since I've seen the movie... I think I've been inspired to rent it this weekend. I don't think my wife or her brother (who's coming to visit for the weekend) have seen it. :D
     
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    I'll stay up and watch it tonight maybe. If I don't go to the drive in...
     
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  16. mactastic macrumors 68040

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    Holy crap, another SC member. I grew up there.
     
  17. IJ Reilly macrumors P6

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    More than you probably ever wanted to know about Buckeroo :

    Haven't seen this film since it came out, but I remember it being not quite as funny as I'd hoped or expected. An instant cult classic, though, in the tradition of Dark Star. I must be one of about eight people who've seen that one.
     
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    lol... off topic I know but what part of S.C.? I'm up on Oceanview Ave on the West Side...but have lived all over S.C. from Corralitos to Depot Hill...
     
  19. mactastic macrumors 68040

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    Oh I lived everywhere from Freedom to Boulder Creek. My parents live in Aptos still, but I really loved the mountains. Plus it was nice to live walking (or stumbling) Distance from the BC Brewery. :p

    And when my wife and I were still dating she lived a stone's throw from what was then Henfling's. We could sit on her porch and listen to the music. Ah good times.
     
  20. watcher2001 macrumors 6502a

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    Make that 9 people.. I loved that movie but had completely forgotten about it until you just mentioned it.. The one thing I remember is the airlock scene.. Way too funny
     
  21. yellow Moderator emeritus

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    This is one of my all time cult favorites.

    I actually have a headband from when the movie was in theaters.

    [​IMG]

    It's funny how often quotes from this movie pop into my head.
     
  22. JesseJames macrumors 6502a

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    "Banzai is fast, I'll give him that. But one heatseeker and he's history."
     
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    true that bro...it is so kine outside right now, it's about 75 degrees out and clear and sunny...gettin ready to take my daily bike ride up to the Lane and see what's happenin...Don't get me wrong I love the mountains too, I have lived up on different areas of Summit Rd, Mount Madonna and the Hazel Dell foothills in Corralitos...As you know, nothing is finer than enjoying a nice cool pint of BCB's Redwood Ale in the Redwoods of BC, getting ready for a choice band to come on (Strictly Roots, Dread Zeppelin, or any number of other local bands)...We are truly spoiled in S.C., we get the mountains and the ocean...lol...
     
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    lol...yellow that headband is tight!...you definitely must have been an underground member of the Cult of Banzai...lol...
     
  25. Dont Hurt Me macrumors 603

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    Yes i can, have the Popcorn ready! :D What a classic with so many stars to be.
     

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