The ‘Burbs

Living in the suburbs can feel like a nightmare. And in Joe Dante’s The ‘Burbs, the nightmare is real. On leave from work, stir-crazy patriarch Ray (Tom Hanks) begins to suspect, with some not-to-subtle encouragement by his gossipy neighbors, that the creepy new family that just moved in to their picturesque cul-de-sac might be a bunch of murderers! This classic cult comedy is maybe the greatest film ever made about the paranoiac life of the suburbs and teaches everyone how (not) to be a good neighbor.

“Director Joe Dante funnels his decidedly cracked view of suburban life through dark humour in The ‘Burbs.” – Variety

Check out a collection of German lobby cards for The ‘Burbs on the New Beverly forum.

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