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Big Top Pee-Wee [DVD] [1988]

  • SKU: 32742488
  • Release Date: 04/25/2017
  • Rating: PG
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    Ratings & Reviews


    Overall Customer Rating:
    67% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (4 out of 6)

    Synopsis


    Big Top Pee-Wee
    Paul Reubens's followup to the box-office hit Pee-wee's Big Adventure is just as outrageous and cartoonish, though not as good. This time, child-man Pee-Wee runs a colorful farm, chock full of talking animals and outsized produce. On the morning after a tornado of Wizard of Oz dimensions, Pee-Wee awakens to discover that a travelling circus has been deposited in his back yard. Befriended by circus owner Kris Kristofferson, Pee-Wee takes an acrobatic job, hoping to impress lovely trapeze artist Valeria Golino--thereby incurring the jealous rage of his hometown sweetie Penelope Ann Miller. When the circus is faced with bankruptcy, Pee-Wee comes up with a brilliant idea: why not stage a three-ring spectacular celebrating the wonders of agriculture? A partial takeoff of such earlier sawdust-trail flicks as Martin and Lewis' Three Ring Circus and Disney's Toby Tyler, Big Top Pee-wee is generally entertaining, but goes off in too many directions at once, leaving a lot of loose plot ends and underdeveloped characters. Also, Pee-Wee's overactive libido (at least in this film!) is not all that suitable for his younger fans. Even so, there are plenty of hilarious set-pieces. Big Top Pee-wee was produced and cowritten by Paul Reubens. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

    Cast & Crew


    • Paul Reubens
      Paul Reubens - Pee Wee Herman
    • Kris Kristofferson
      Kris Kristofferson - Mace Montana
    • Valeria Golino
      Valeria Golino - Gina Piccolapupula
    • Penelope Ann Miller
      Penelope Ann Miller - Winnie
    • Susan Tyrrell
      Susan Tyrrell - Midge Montana



    Customer rating

    Rating 3.7 out of 5 stars with 6 reviews

    67%
    would recommend to a friend
    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      Great movie for fans

      Posted
      BullGator84
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      If you liked the first movie, you'll enjoy this romp; while not as much fun as Big Adventure, it's still a nice diversion when one needs a little mind candy.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

      Not as good as His Big Adventure

      Posted
      80smovielover
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      I got this for my kids who loved his first movie. While they thought the talking pig was amusing, they did not care for the movie as a whole.

      No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

      Not Nearly as Good as the First Film

      Posted
      kevman79

      An extremely disappointing sequel that never even attempts to re-create the magic displayed by its predecessor. Sadly, it's not even worth watching.

      No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Awesome Movie!!

      Posted
      JCJC
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      It is still fun introducing older movies to my kids!!!

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      Great for any kids who like his show...

      Posted
      hellokitty47
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      I am big fan of him and his early career... I watch it was my children... They love him.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Good Movie

      Posted
      mikelandroid
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      I liked this movie a lot as a kid, bought it for my kids.

      I would recommend this to a friend



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