The 'Burbs

Synopsis: In a Surburban Town, in a Less Gothic-like house lives the Klopeks, although they are strange neighbors, A man named Ray Peterson (who lives next door on right with Klopeks), and his buddies are figuring what are up too? But one day an Elderg Neighbor named Walter Selznick was gone, they thought the Klopeks killed him, Although Wlater just got back from the Hospital presumably Heart assues, during Ray was in ambulance, a figure crept in the ambulance, the figure was Dr. Werner Klopeks, he tells Ray that The Klopeks wanted to sell the Knapps's House, but they refused, then They killed them and Eat them (which Means Cannibalisim like eating the same species), but the Klopeks ended up getting arrested.
Director(s): Joe Dante
Production: MCA Universal Home Video
  1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
101 min

Watch it, you miserable little...

[Dog Yips]



- [Yips]

- 'Morning, Walter!

Good girl. Their lawn

needed fertilizing anyway.

[Electric Guitar Blaring]


I am your war machine

Yes, I am your ghetto scene

Well, I am your love of money

'Cause I found me a little honey

- I'm working for the machine

- Good morning, Lieutenant.

Mrs Rumsfield.

- Hi, Ricky.

- [Continues]

I'm working for the machine, baby

Oh, Mr Rumsfield, be careful. Queenie...

[Steps In Poop]

- Goddam

it. - Uh-oh.

Walter. Walter!

- Walter!

- I love that dude.

- Walter! Walter!

- Mark!

[Sighs] What are you doing up?

Walter's dog just took a dump

on Rumsfield's lawn again.

Good, honey.

I know you're in there, old man!

- Honey, honey, the neighbours.

- Listen up, mister.

That piece of scum,

barking rat of yours...

has just taken his last dump on my lawn!

I find one more... just one... I'm

gonna catch him and staple his ass shut!


- I'm gonna do it right now.

- No, no, no! Honey, don't.

- Come on. Let's go home.

- [Yipping Continues]

- Hey, honey, I think we should move.

- [Cartoon Over TV]

- [Mumbling]

- [TVContinues]

We got an arms dealer across the

street and a crazy person down it.

- [Lowers Volume]

- All they do is fight.

Is this sweet enough?

Now these new next-door

neighbours... What is their name?

- The Klopeks?

- Mm-hmm.

- Is that a Slavic name?

- I don't know.

They've been here a month. Think they're

gonna do something about their yard?

Are you gonna eat any of this?

Oh, no. I got that thing

with my stomach again.

I wonder what was going

on over there last night.

- I knew this was gonna happen.

- What?

- Nothing.

- What did you know was going to happen?

It's started already. Look at you.

You're gonna sit around

all week doing nothing...

get bored out of your mind and go

back to work worse than you are now.

No, I'm not.

Please, let's pack up the car and go

to the lake. Just get away and rest.

You should see yourself. You were

up at dawn watching a dog poop.

You call going up to the lake resting?

It is four hours of driving on

the tollway in holiday traffic...

to sit in some dank, wet cabin...

and wait for that neighbour

with the enormous head...

to get drunk and fall down.

He's a hydrocephalic. I don't think

that you should make fun of him.

Honey, that's not my idea of restful.

This is restful:
Hanging around

the house, just being lazy.

That's what I want to do.

I just wanna... hang around.

Be lazy, listen to the ball game...

and drink a couple hundred beers.

Smoke an occasional cigar... outside.

I'll fix the barbecue in

the backyard. I'll do that.

This is what I need,

Carol. I need... this.

And at the end of the week,

I'll be a brand new human being.

It's your vacation.

- [Crow Cawing, Bushes Rustling]

- [Growling]

[Cawing Continues]


- [Growling, Barks]

- Shh! Quiet.

[Crow Caws]

- [Gunfire]

- Art's got a gun.

- [Vince Barking, Gunfire Continues]

- [Cawing]

- Art!

- [Gunshot Shatters Porch Light]

[Art] Hey, hi, Ray. Are

you guys eatin'in there?

You know how Suzette is

about her bird feeder.

These crows start

showing up out of nowhere.

She's all over my back to get rid of'em.

"The crows are too big for

the bird feeder," she says.

- I don't remember seeing crows around here before.

- Oh, big bastards too.

That's why I got the

gun. I'm gonna pop a few.

Why didn't you go with

Suzette to her mother's?

Hey, I'm eating here. Can you imagine

me and the two of them alone for a week?

I'd rather chew broken glass.

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Dana Olsen

Dana Olsen is an American actor, film producer and screenwriter. His written works include George of the Jungle, The 'Burbs and Inspector Gadget. more…

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