Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure parents guide

Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure

History can be interesting if you take the time to learn about the subject mater.

Overall B-

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.

Release date February 16, 1989

Violence B-
Sexual Content B-
Profanity C+
Substance Use C+

Why is Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure rated PG? The MPAA rated Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure PG

Run Time: 90 minutes

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Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure rated PG? Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure is rated PG by the MPAA

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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Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia Not Rated
Alberta Not Rated
Manitoba Not Rated
Ontario Not Rated
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
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Cast and Crew

Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure is directed by Stephen Herek and stars Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, George Carlin.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure movie is September 27, 2016. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Bill & Ted’s Most Excellent Collection

Release Date: 27 September 2016
Relive the 1989 adventures of Bill (Alex Winter) and Ted (Keanu Reeves) with this Most Excellent Collection releasing to home video the following special features:
- Audio Commentary for Bill &Ted’s Excellent Adventure with Star Alex Winter and Producer Scott Kroopf
- Audio Commentary for Bill &Ted’s Excellent Adventure with Writers Chris Matheson and Ed Solomon
- Audio Commentary for Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey with Star Alex Winter and Producer Scott Kroopf
- Audio Commentary for Bill &Ted’s Bogus Journey with Writers Chris Matheson and Ed Solomon
- Time Flies When You Are Having Fun! - A Brand-New Extensive Documentary Looking Back at a Most “Excellent Adventure,” featuring Stars Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, and several other members of the cast and crew
- Bill & Ted Go To Hell – A Brand-New Extensive Documentary Revisiting a “Bogus Journey,” featuring Stars Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, and several other members of the cast and crew
- The Most Triumphant Making-Of
- The Original Bill & Ted: In Conversation with Chris & Ed
- The Hysterical Personages of Bill & Ted
- Score! An Interview with Guitarist Steve Vai
- Air Guitar Tutorial With Bjorn Turoque & The Rockness Monster
- Vintage EPK
- The Linguistic Stylings of Bill and Ted
- Theatrical Trailers
- 2 Bill And Ted Stickers
- Wyld Stallyns Guitar Pick

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
- One Sweet and Sour Chinese Adventure to Go
- Radio Spots
- Theatrical Trailer

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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.