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He's a man of peace in a savage land... Suburbia.

The 'Burbs (1989)

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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.

Director: Joe Dante

Release Date: 1989-02-17
Status: Released
Run time: 101 min / 1:41
Budget: $18,000,000
Revenue: $36,602,000
Production Company : Imagine Entertainment
Production Country: United States of America
Release Date: 1989-02-17
Status: Released
Run time: 101 min / 1:41
Budget: $18,000,000
Revenue: $36,602,000

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Tom Hanks
as Ray Peterson
Bruce Dern
as Lt. Mark Rumsfield
Carrie Fisher
as Carol Peterson
Rick Ducommun
as Art Weingartner
Corey Feldman
as Ricky Butler
Wendy Schaal
as Bonnie Rumsfield
Henry Gibson
as Dr. Werner Klopek
Brother Theodore
as Uncle Reuben Klopek
Courtney Gains
as Hans Klopek
Gale Gordon
as Walter Seznick
Dick Miller
as Vic, Garbageman #1
Robert Picardo
as Joe, Garbageman #2
Cory Danziger
as Dave Peterson
Franklyn Ajaye
as Detective #1
Rance Howard
as Detective #2
Heather Haase
as Ricky's Girlfriend
Nicky Katt
as Steve Kuntz
Billy Stevenson
as Ricky's Friend
Gary Hays
as Ricky's Friend
Kevin Gage
as Cop
Dana Olsen
as Cop
Brenda Benner
as Walter's Daughter
Patrika Darbo
as Suzanne Weingartner
Sonny Carl Davis
as Voiceover Actor
Kevin McCarthy
as Ray's Boss (workprint version)


Production Larry Brezner Producer
Editing James H. Spencer Editor
Directing Joe Dante Director
Production Michael Finnell Producer
Camera Robert M. Stevens Director of Photography
Production Ron Howard Executive Producer
Writing Dana Olsen Writer
Production Mike Fenton Casting
Production Pat Kehoe Associate Producer
Production Dana Olsen Co-Producer
Sound Jerry Goldsmith Original Music Composer
Production Judy Taylor Casting
Art James H. Spencer Production Design
Art William George Art Direction
Art Charles L. Hughes Art Direction
Art John H. Anderson Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Rosanna Norton Costume Design

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