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The Burbs
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Tom Hanks Tom Hanks
Ray Peterson
Bruce Dern Bruce Dern
Mark Rumsfield
Carrie Fisher Carrie Fisher
Carol Peterson
Rick Ducommun Rick Ducommun
Art Weingartner
Corey Feldman Corey Feldman
Ricky Butler
Wendy Schaal Wendy Schaal
Bonnie Rumsfield
Henry Gibson Henry Gibson
Dr. Werner Klopek
Brother Theodore Brother Theodore
Reuben Klopek


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Dana Olsen Dana Olsen
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The 'Burbs

10 years, 5 months ago at May 4 17:33
4 votes
Watching this movie for the first time on DVD (have seen it before, many times), I was reminded of how much I loved watching the old Tom Hanks comedies---you know, all those movies he did BEFORE he started doing all the Oscar-worthy movies.

This is an entertaining movie from start to finish. Some of the residents of a suburban area start to wonder about a strange family no one has ... read more

Suburban Paranoia

11 years ago at Oct 14 1:40
3 votes
"Nobody knocks off an old man in my neighborhood and gets away with it." Such are the ramblings of paranoid suburban Ray Peterson (Tom Hanks) and the team of surrounding neighbors who plot to uncover the truth that the reclusive Klopek family killed a fellow neighbor. It is not only the comedy that surrounds the character development of Tom Hanks from suburban boredom to suburban paranoid, it is t... read more

An average movie

4 years, 11 months ago at Oct 28 10:00
3 votes
I wasn't sure what to expect from this movie but even though this flick is now pretty much forgotten by the mainstram audience, it has still reached a somewhat cult status. It features one of this typical Tom Hanks performance from the 80's, you know, before he became a 'serious' actor. If you have seen one of those, you have seen all of them, but you have to admit, he was pretty good at this and ... read more
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An overstressed suburbanite and his paramilitaric neighbor struggle to prove their paranoid theory that the new family in town is a front for a cannibalistic cult.
Release date: 17 February 1989
UPC: 025192052828
Tags: Comedy (18), Paranoia (10), Suburbia (9), 1989 (7), Thriller (6), Horror (5), Basement (5), Exploding House (4), Garbage (4), Peeping Tom (4), Suspicion (4), Black Comedy (4), 1980s (3), Dream (3), Fire (3), Garbage Truck (2), Stupidity (2), Senior Citizen (2), Kids And Family (2), Satanist (2)
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