Wayne's World

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"You'll laugh. You'll cry. You'll hurl."
  • PG-13
  • 1992
  • 1 hr 35 min
  • 7.0  (169,690)
  • 57

Wayne's World is a 1992 comedy film directed by Penelope Spheeris and starring Mike Myers and Dana Carvey. The film is based on a popular sketch from Saturday Night Live and follows the story of two best friends, Wayne Campbell and Garth Algar, who host their own public-access TV show from Wayne's basement. The movie opens with Wayne and Garth introducing themselves to the audience and giving a brief overview of their show "Wayne's World." They take the viewers on a tour of their basement and introduce the various characters that make up their show. Wayne and Garth's show is a quirky and irreverent sketch comedy program that features music, celebrity interviews, and parody commercials.

The plot of the movie revolves around Wayne and Garth being approached by a TV producer named Benjamin Kane, played by Rob Lowe, who wants to turn their show into a national sensation. Wayne and Garth are initially skeptical but eventually agree to sign a contract with Kane's company, which leads to tension and conflict between the two friends.

As Wayne and Garth's show becomes more successful, they begin to encounter various challenges and obstacles, including Kane's attempts to take control of the show and turn it into a generic, commercially-driven program. Additionally, Wayne falls in love with a beautiful rock singer named Cassandra, played by Tia Carrere, but struggles to find the courage to tell her how he feels.

The movie is a hilarious and affectionate parody of pop culture and the entertainment industry, with numerous references to music, movies, and TV shows. Myers and Carvey give outstanding performances as Wayne and Garth, and their on-screen chemistry and comedic timing are impeccable.

The supporting cast is also excellent, with Rob Lowe delivering a standout performance as the slick and conniving TV producer, Benjamin Kane. Tia Carrere is also fantastic as the talented and independent-minded musician, Cassandra.

One of the most memorable scenes in the movie is the "Bohemian Rhapsody" sequence, in which Wayne, Garth, and their friends headbang to the Queen song while driving in their car. This scene has since become an iconic moment in movie history and is widely regarded as one of the funniest movie scenes of all time.

Another standout moment in the film is the "sphincter boy" scene, in which Wayne and Garth meet Alice Cooper and engage in a hilarious conversation about Milwaukee and the origin of the word "sphincter." This scene is a perfect example of the kind of absurd and random humor that makes Wayne's World so memorable and beloved by fans.

Overall, Wayne's World is a classic comedy movie that has stood the test of time and continues to be a beloved favorite among fans of all ages. Its witty humor, memorable characters, and infectious energy make it a must-watch for anyone who loves a good laugh.

Wayne's World is a 1992 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 35 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.0 and a MetaScore of 57.

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  • Release Date
    1992
  • MPAA Rating
    PG-13
  • Runtime
    1 hr 35 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.0  (169,690)
  • Metascore
    57