Pee-wee's Big Adventure

Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985)

The story of a rebel and his bike.

  • Genre: Comedy, Adventure
  • Release Date: 1985-07-26
  • User Rating: 6.4/10 from 740 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 31min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Aspen Film Society
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Tim Burton
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From 740 Ratings


The eccentric and childish Pee-wee Herman embarks on a big adventure when his beloved bicycle is stolen. Armed with information from a fortune-teller and a relentless obsession with his prized possession, Pee-wee encounters a host of odd characters and bizarre situations as he treks across the country to recover his bike.

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  • Paul Reubens

    as Pee-wee Herman
  • Elizabeth Daily

    as Dottie
  • Mark Holton

    as Francis
  • Diane Salinger

    as Simone
  • Judd Omen

    as Mickey
  • Irving Hellman

    as Mr. Crowtrey
  • Monte Landis

    as Mario
  • Damon Martin

    as Chip
  • David Glasser

    as BMX Kid
  • Gregory Brown

    as BMX Kid
  • Daryl Keith Roach

    as Chuck
  • Bill Cable

    as Policeman #1
  • Peter Looney

    as Policeman #2
  • Starletta DuPois

    as Sgt. Hunter
  • Professor Toru Tanaka

    as Butler
  • Ed Herlihy

    as Mr. Buxton
  • Ralph Seymour

    as Francis' Accomplice
  • Lou Cutell

    as Amazing Larry
  • Raymond Martino

    as Gang Member
  • Erica Yohn

    as Madam Ruby
  • Bill W. Richmond

    as Highway Patrolman
  • Alice Nunn

    as Large Marge
  • Ed Griffith

    as Trucker
  • Simmy Bow

    as Man in Diner
  • Jon Harris

    as Andy
  • Carmen Filpi

    as Hobo Jack
  • Jan Hooks

    as Tina
  • John Moody

    as Bus Clerk
  • John O'Neill

    as Cowboy #1
  • Alex Sharp

    as Cowboy #2
  • Chester Grimes

    as Biker #1
  • Luis Contreras

    as Biker #2
  • Lonnie Parkinson

    as Biker #3
  • Howard Hirdler

    as Biker #4
  • Cassandra Peterson

    as Biker Mama
  • Jason Hervey

    as Kevin Morton
  • Bob McClurg

    as Studio Guard
  • John Paragon

    as Movie Lot Actor
  • Susan Barnes

    as Movie Lot Actress
  • Zachary Hoffman

    as Director
  • Lynne Marie Stewart

    as Mother Superior
  • George Sasaki

    as Japanese Director
  • Richard Brose

    as Tarzan
  • Drew Seward

    as Kid #1
  • Brett Fellman

    as Kid #2
  • Bob Drew

    as Fireman
  • John Gilgreen

    as Policeman at Pet Shop
  • Noreen Hennessey

    as Reporter
  • Phil Hartman

    as Reporter
  • Michael Varhol

    as Photographer
  • David Rothenberg

    as Hobo
  • Patrick Cranshaw

    as Hobo
  • Sunshine Parker

    as Hobo
  • Gilles Savard

    as Pierre
  • James Brolin

    as "P. W."
  • Morgan Fairchild

    as "Dottie"
  • Tony Bill

    as Terry Hawthorne
  • Dee Snider

    as Self
  • Milton Berle

    as Self (uncredited)
  • Terry Bolo

    as Biker Chick (uncredited)
  • Tim Burton

    as Thug in Alley (uncredited)
  • Manuel Benitez

    as BMX Kid #0
Sound Danny Elfman Original Music Composer
Directing Tim Burton Director
Camera Victor J. Kemper Director of Photography
Writing Michael Varhol Writer
Writing Paul Reubens Writer
Production Robert Shapiro Producer
Production Richard Gilbert Abramson Producer
Production Wallis Nicita Casting
Production William E. McEuen Executive Producer
Editing Billy Weber Editor
Writing Phil Hartman Writer
Art Paul Reubens Set Decoration
Art David L. Snyder Production Design
Art David L. Snyder Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Aggie Guerard Rodgers Costume Design
Art Thomas L. Roysden Set Decoration
Production David Silver Unit Production Manager
Directing Robert P. Cohen First Assistant Director
Directing Robert Engelman Second Assistant Director
Directing Harvey Waldman Second Assistant Director
Directing Jan Kemper Script Supervisor
Directing Willie E. Simmons, Jr. Second Second Assistant Director
Sound Bob Badami Music Editor
Sound Cecelia Hall Supervising Sound Editor
Sound David B. Cohn Supervising Sound Editor
Crew Corey Michael Eubanks Stunts
Crew Steve Mack Stunts
Crew Bob Herron Stunts
Crew Troy Melton Stunts
Crew Angelo Lamonea Stunts
Crew Salomon I. Marx Stunts
Crew Russell Solberg Stunts
Crew J.P. Amateau Stunts
Crew Pat Romano Stunts
Crew Fred Scheiwiller Stunts
Crew Jeff Imada Stunts
Crew Mary Albee Stunts
Crew Marian Green Stunts
Sound Denise Horta Sound Editor
Sound Joseph A. Ippolito Sound Editor
Sound David Pettijohn Sound Editor
Editing Claudia Finkle Assistant Editor
Sound Irene Bowers Assistant Sound Editor
Sound Petur Hliddal Production Sound Mixer
Sound Roger Pietschmann Boom Operator
Sound Terry Porter Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound David J. Hudson Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Neil Brody Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Camera Robert C. Thomas Camera Operator
Camera Bill Roe First Assistant Camera
Camera Mario Zavala Second Assistant Camera
Production Sam Mercer Location Manager
Visual Effects Chuck Gaspar Special Effects Supervisor
Crew Joe Day Special Effects Coordinator
Art James E. Tocci Set Designer
Art Margie Stone McShirley Assistant Art Director
Camera Gaylin P. Schultz Key Grip
Camera Audie Aragon Best Boy Grip
Camera Bernie Schwartz Dolly Grip
Lighting Earl Gilbert Gaffer
Lighting Patrick Marshall Rigging Gaffer
Crew Paul Baxley Stunt Coordinator
Art Bruce J. Gfeller Construction Coordinator
Crew Jeff Freedman Unit Publicist
Camera Peter Sorel Still Photographer
Art Steven M. Levine Property Master
Art David Q. Quick Assistant Property Master
Costume & Make-Up Don Vargas Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Sandy Berke Jordan Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Frank Griffin Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Linda Trainoff Hairstylist
Crew Randy Peters Transportation Coordinator
Crew Tino Caira Transportation Captain
Crew Mario Simon Transportation Captain
Editing Donah Bassett Negative Cutter
Editing Richard Ritchie Color Timer
Art Anthony Goldschmidt Title Designer
Crew Steven Lambert Stunt Double
Crew Eurlyne Epper Stunts