"The 'burbs" (also known as "Meine teuflischen Nachbarn", "Life in the Burbs", "Erba del vicino, L'") is a Comedy/Horror film directed by Joe Dante, released in the USA on February 17 of 1989 . Tom Hanks and Bruce Dern are starring, alongside Carrie Fisher, Rick Ducommun, Corey Feldman and Wendy Schaal.
He's a man of peace in a savage land... Suburbia.
Who directed "The 'burbs":
The 'burbs was directed by Joe Dante, an American director, actor, producer, and writer.
Before directing The 'burbs, Joe Dante had directed Amazon Women on the Moon, released in 1987, Innerspace (1987), Explorers (1985), Gremlins (1984), Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983), and The Howling (1981). Since, he directed Gremlins 2: The New Batch, released in 1990, Matinee (1993), Small Soldiers (1998), Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003), The Hole (2009).
When was "The 'burbs" released:
The 'burbs was initally released in the United States on Friday, February 17, 1989. Also released on Friday, February 17, 1989 have been Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (dir. Stephen Herek), True Believer (dir. Joseph Ruben), and Paperhouse (dir. Bernard Rose). This was thirty (30) years ago.
It has been released on Thursday, June 29, 1989 in Germany; Thursday, June 15, 1989 in Australia and on Saturday, July 29, 1989 in Japan.
Who is at the casting of "The 'burbs":
At the casting of The 'burbs we find Tom Hanks, previously seen in Punchline (1988) and Big (1988); Bruce Dern (1969 (1988), The Big Town (1987)); Carrie Fisher (Appointment with Death (1988), Amazon Women on the Moon (1987)) [ more... ]
- Heather Haase and Rick Ducommun, Henry Gibson also appeared together in Gremlins 2: The New Batch, released in 1990.
- Tom Hanks and Carrie Fisher can also be seen in The Man with One Red Shoe, released in 1985.
- Wendy Schaal and Henry Gibson can be seen in Innerspace, released in 1987.
- Henry Gibson and Kevin Gage can also be seen in Big Stan, released in 2007.
What is the Storyline of "The 'burbs":
On Mayfield Place, a quiet cul-de-sac in the fictional suburban town of Hinkley Hills, Ray Peterson (Tom Hanks) is attempting to learn more about his mysterious new next-door neighbors, the Klopeks.
One evening, Ray and Art Weingartner (Rick Ducommun), the Petersons' other next-door neighbor, spy on the Klopeks with veteran Lt. Mark Rumsfield (Bruce Dern). The three watch Hans Klopek (Courtney Gains) drive his dilapidated car from the garage to the curb, then pull a large, heavy garbage bag from the [...]
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