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Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure


Feb 16, 1989

Latest Home Video

Nov 12, 2012

MPAA Rating



Stephen Herek


Keanu Reeves
Alex Winter
George Carlin


1989 MGM/UA

Still shot from the movie: Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure.

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When faced with dire consequences if they fail their history exam, Bill and Ted (Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves), who happen to have access to a time machine, take a trip back in time to meet the famous people they should be studying about.

Content Details

Why Is Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure Rated PG?

Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure is rated PG

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Violence: Man attacks a mannequin with a baseball bat. Characters are sentenced to death and nearly beheaded with axes. A character pushes his way to the front of lines and yells at people who upset him. A boy and his father argue. Characters are jailed for disruptive behavior including damaging a sporting goods store. Characters engage in playful sword fighting. Another character is stabbed with a sword and presumed dead. A man fires a gun but no one is shot. A character takes a bullet in the foot. Characters are kidnapped.

Sexual Content: Male teens look down the shirt of a woman as she leans over. A man looks suggestively at his much younger wife. The script intimates that the man and his wife engage in sexual activity. A man’s naked body can be partially seen through his old-fashioned wet underwear. Older men hit on young women in mall. A boy, whose stepmother is only a couple of years older than him says he suffers from a minor Oedipal complex. Girls give boys a peck on the cheek. A man grabs and begins kissing a young servant girl.

Language: The script includes some crude anatomical terms and name-calling, a couple of mild profanities, sexual innuendo and some rude language. A scatological slang term is repeatedly written in the subtitles in one scene.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Teens order beer in a saloon. Secondary characters drink and smoke cigars or cigarettes on several occasions.

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Since his days as a dimwitted teen in Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, Keanu Reeves has gone on to star in more dramatic movies like A Walk in the Clouds, The Matrix, The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions, The Lake House, and The Day the Earth Stood Still.

Canadian Movie Ratings

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Home Video Notes: Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure

Release Date: 13 November 2012

Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure releases to Blu-ray with the following extras:

- Theatrical Feature

- Air Guitar Tutorial with Bjorn Turoque & The Rockness Monster

- One Sweet and Sour Chinese Adventure to Go

- Radio Spots

- Theatrical Trailer

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