The 'Burbs


Runtime : 01h37
Genres : Comedy, Thriller
Release : February 17, 1989
Studio : Universal Pictures
Domestic revenue : $36,601,993
Woldwide revenue : $49,101,993
Director : Joe Dante
Writer : Dana Olsen
Shooting place : The United States

Cast and characters

Tom Hanks Ray Peterson
Bruce Dern Mark Rumsfield
Carrie Fisher Carol Peterson
Rick Ducommun Art Weingartner
Corey Feldman Ricky Butler
Wendy Schaal Bonnie Rumsfield
Henry Gibson Dr. Werner Klopek
Brother Theodore Uncle Reuben Klopek
Courtney Gains Hans Klopek
Gale Gordon Walter Seznick
Dick Miller Bic, Garbageman #1
Robert Picardo Joe, Garbageman #2
Cory Danziger Dave Paterson


Ray Peterson takes a week off from work just to walk around in pyjamas all day, read the newspaper and lay low. However, Ray Peterson have some very peculiar neighbors. In fact he has no normal neighbors, but one neighbor in particular is especially strange. Therefore Ray Peterson and the other neighbors decide to investigate what's wrong with the Klopeks, and the relaxing week off from work becomes something far from relaxing...