Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure [DVD] [1989]

Stephen Herek's cult comedy favorite Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure comes to DVD with a widescreen anamorphic transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 2.35:1. The closed-captioned English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital 5.1. English, Spanish, and French subtitles are accessible. Although the only supplemental material is the original theatrical trailer, the highly affordable list price and the high-quality transfer make this a disc worth owning, if one likes the film. Fans of Keanu Reeves are sure to appreciate this MGM/UA release.
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Overall Customer Rating:
Rating 4.6 out of 5 stars.
4.6
99% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (89 out of 90)

Special Features

  • Original theatrical trailer
  • English 5.1 Surround
  • English, French, and Spanish language subtitles

Synopsis

Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
With only a few days before their high-school graduation, it looks like airheaded rock star wannabes Bill (Alex Winter) and Ted (Keanu Reeves) are doomed to flunk all their finals. The boys' long-suffering teacher (Bernie Casey) gives them one more chance. If they can ace a presentation on the topic of how a famous historical personality might react to modern times, they will be allowed to pass. If not, Ted's dad will plunk the boy into military school, thereby breaking up the boys' garage band permanently. Bill and Ted receive unexpected aid from a very unexpected source: Rufus (George Carlin), an Emissary from the Future. It seems that in Rufus's time, Bill and Ted's rock music is the basis of all society-and if their band is aborted, Rufus's world will no longer exist. Thus, Bill and Ted are whisked off in a time machine (actually a telephone booth) to retrieve a few historical characters--including Joan of Arc, Abe Lincoln, Napoleon and Beethoven--as "eyewitnesses" for their crucial oral exam. Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure inspired both a sequel (Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey) and a Saturday morning cartoon series. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Keanu Reeves
    Keanu Reeves - Ted "Theodore" Logan
  • Alex Winter
    Alex Winter - Bill S. Preston
  • George Carlin
    George Carlin - Rufus
  • Bernie Casey
    Bernie Casey - Mr. Ryan
  • Terry Camilleri
    Terry Camilleri - Napoleon

Overall Customer Rating

4.6 out of 54.6
90 Reviews
99%of customers recommend this product.

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