Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

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Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
Directed byStephen Herek
Written by
  • Chris Matheson (screenwriter)
Produced by
  • Scott Kroopf
  • Michael S. Murphey
  • Joel Soisson
CinematographyTimothy Suhrstedt
Edited by
  • Larry Bock
  • Patrick Rand
Music byDavid Newman
Distributed by
Release date
  • February 17, 1989 (1989-02-17)
Running time
90 minutes[2]
CountryUnited States
Budget$10 million[3]
Box office$40.5 million

Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure is a 1989 American science fiction comedy movie directed by Stephen Herek and written by Chris Matheson and Ed Solomon. It stars Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, and George Carlin.[4]

Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure received generally positive reviews, and was a success at the box office.

A sequel, Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey was released in July 1991. A third film, Bill & Ted Face the Music is in development and is scheduled to be released in August 2020.

References[change | change source]

  1. Thompson, Anne (March 16, 1989). "Profiting from youth In search for adult fare, studios overlook a hit". Chicago Tribune.
  2. "Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (PG)". British Board of Film Classification. July 18, 1989. Retrieved September 27, 2016.
  3. De Laurentiis PRODUCER'S PICTURE DARKENS: KNOEDELSEDER, WILLIAM K, Jr. Los Angeles Times August 30, 1987: 1.
  4. Willman, Chris (17 February 1989). "Movie Reviews : Adventure, Thy Name Is Not 'Bill & Ted'". Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles. Retrieved 29 May 2016.