The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai
Release Date:
Aug 15, 1984
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Science Fiction
W.D. Richter
Peter Weller Buckaroo Banzai
John Lithgow Doctor Emilio Lizardo/Lord John Whorfin
Ellen Barkin Penny Priddy
Jeff Goldblum New Jersey
Christopher Lloyd John Bigboote
Lewis Smith Perfect Tommy
Rosalind Cash John Emdall
Robert Ito Professor Hikita
Pepe Serna Reno Nevada
Ronald Lacey President Widmark
Matt Clark Secretary of Defense
Clancy Brown Rawhide
William Traylor General Catburd
Carl Lumbly John Parker
Vincent Schiavelli John O'Connor
Dan Hedaya John Gomez
Mariclare Costello Senator Cunningham
Yakov Smirnoff National Security Advisor
Billy Vera Pinky Carruthers
Jonathan Banks Lizardo Hospital Guard
Jamie Lee Curtis Sandra Banzai - Buckaroo's Mother (scenes deleted)
Sidney Beckerman , Neil Canton , W.D. Richter
Earl Mac Rauch
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Buckaroo Banzai is caught with his trusted allies, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, in a battle to the death between evil red aliens and good black aliens from Planet 10. Lead by demonic dictator John Whorfin, who has taken over the body of Italian scientist Dr. Emilio Lizardo, the aliens try to get the Overthruster back from Buckaroo Banzai. But the good black aliens are willing to destroy earth rather than let these renegades return to their planet.

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