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Buckaroo Bonzai 25th anniversary

I always thought that The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension was some odd film that nobody but I saw and loved, and now I’m so happy to learn that it does in fact have a cult following…I was just in the wrong cult. Hooray!

From Geekdad Ken Denmead: 

 “August 15th was the 25th anniversary of the release of a film near and dear to many geeks who came of age in the ’80s. The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension was a great, adventurous, geeky movie, with enough silly science fiction and great characters to fill any three lousy summer blockbusters these days. Didn’t we all dream of someday being a super-scientist/rock musician and get to travel around the country on the coolest tour bus ever made to save humanity from the evil aliens hiding amongst us?”

It also got me to ask my dad about physics/dimensions/and other space-time continuum questions. .

Check out some other fans’ favorite quotes from the film. Mine? “Laugh while you can monkey boy.”



Beth Kelley is an applied & digital anthropologist with an overall interest in how people engage with and are impacted by their environments and vice versa. This has manifested itself in many ways, by looking at creativity, playful spaces, built environments, and environmental enrichment, sustainability, design research, and integrative and collaborative models of learning such as through play and hands-on learning.