The Adventures Of Buckaroo Banzai Across The 8th Dimension Blu-ray
Adventure / Comedy / Sci-Fi

The Adventures Of Buckaroo Banzai Across The 8th Dimension


From the writer of Invasion of the Body Snatchers and Big Trouble in Little China comes a pop-sci-fi adventure that defies convention and went on to become one of the cult hits of the 80s.

Peter Weller is Buckaroo Banzai, a physicist-neurosurgeon-martial arts master-secret agent-rock star who has just made history with his invention, the Oscillation Overthruster. The Overthruster allows him to travel to the 8th Dimension, but this feat draws the attention of the Red Lectroids, an alien race (led by Christopher Lloyd) who have teamed up with Banzai’s nemesis, the deranged Dr Lizardo (John Lithgow). Lizardo and the Red Lectroids are seeking the Overthruster to take over the world and Banzai, with his team of agents/band musicians, The Hong Kong Cavaliers, must stop them before it’s too late!

With strong references to sci-fi and pop culture that span Thomas Pynchon and Orson Welles, Buckaroo Banzai is a film made by fans for fans and counts filmmakers including Wes Anderson and Kevin Smith among its admirers.

Production Year: 1984
Region Code: B
UK Rating: U
Running Time: 103
Number of Discs: 1
Language: English
Subtitles: English SDH
Audio: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
Colour: Colour
Director W.D. Richter
Cast Peter Weller
Cast John Lithgow
Cast Ellen Barkin
Cast Jeff Goldblum
Cast Christopher Lloyd
Cast Rosalind Cash
Cast Clancy Brown
  • High Definition Digital transfer of the film from original elements by MGM 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio and 2.0 Stereo
  • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • Audio commentary with writer-director W.D. Richter and Reno (writer Earl Mac Rauch)
  • The Tao of Buckaroo: A brand new interview with Peter Weller on his role of Buckaroo Banzai
  • Lord John: A brand new interview with John Lithgow who discusses working on the film
  • Lincoln Center Q&A featuring Peter Weller and John Lithgow moderated by filmmaker and Buckaroo fan Kevin Smith, filmed as part of the 2011 New York Film Festival
  • Buckaroo Banzai Declassified – An original featurette on the making of the film featuring W.D. Richter, stars Peter Weller, Ellen Barkin, John Lithgow and more!
  • Adventures in the 8th Dimension: Visual essay by critic and author Matt Zoller Seitz
  • Alternate opening featuring Jamie Lee Curtis presented in isolation and as part of the extended feature
  • Closing sequence presented without credits
  • Deleted scenes, featuring fourteen scenes from the workprint
  • New Jet Car Trailer and Teaser Trailer
  • Easter Egg
  • Gallery
  • Banzai Radio
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Matthew Griffin

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