Pee-wee's Big Adventure 37 years old

The story of a rebel and his bike.

Pee-wee's Big Adventure

The eccentric and childish Pee-wee Herman embarks on a big adventure when his beloved bicycle is stolen. Armed with information from a fortune-teller and a relentless obsession with his prized possession, Pee-wee encounters a host of odd characters and bizarre situations as he treks across the country to recover his bike.


Pee-wee's Big Adventure Cast

Name Character
Paul Reubens He was 32, now 70 years old as Pee-wee Herman
Elizabeth Daily She was 23, now 61 years old as Dottie
James Brolin He was 45, now 82 years old as Himself - as PeeWee
Cassandra Peterson She was 33, now 71 years old as Biker Mama
Morgan Fairchild She was 35, now 72 years old as Herself - as 'Dottie'
Milton Berle He was 77, 93 years old when he died as Himself
Monte Landis He was 55, now 92 years old as Mario
Jan Hooks She was 28, 57 years old when she died as Tina
Mark Holton He was 27, now 64 years old as Francis
Starletta DuPois She was 44, now 81 years old as Sgt. Hunter
Alice Nunn She was 57, 60 years old when she died as Large Marge
Daryl Keith Roach as Chuck (as Daryl Roach)
Diane Salinger She was 34, now 71 years old as Simone
Dee Snider He was 30, now 67 years old as Himself (as Twisted Sister)
Simmy Bow He was 64, 66 years old when he died as Man in Diner
Judd Omen He was 45, now 82 years old as Mickey
Lou Cutell He was 54, now 91 years old as Amazing Larry
Peter Looney He was 48, now 85 years old as Policeman #2
Ralph Seymour He was 110, 41 years old when he died as Francis' Accomplice
Bill Cable He was 39, 51 years old when he died as Policeman #1
Irving Hellman as Mr. Crowtrey

Pee-wee's Big Adventure Crew

Name Department
Thomas L. Roysden as Set Decoration. Art
Aggie Guerard Rodgers as Costume Design. She was 41 (now 78) years old Costume & Make-Up
Wallis Nicita as Casting. He was 39 (now 76) years old Production
Victor J. Kemper as Director of Photography. He was 58 (now 95) years old Camera
Michael Varhol as Writer. Writing
William E. McEuen as Executive Producer. Production
Tim Burton as Director. He was 26 (now 64) years old Directing
Danny Elfman as Original Music Composer. He was 32 (now 69) years old Sound
David L. Snyder as Production Design. He was 40 (now 78) years old Art
David L. Snyder as Art Direction. He was 40 (now 78) years old Art
Billy Weber as Editor. He was 14 (now 22) years old Editing
Richard Gilbert Abramson as Producer. He was 84 (now 121) years old Production
Robert Shapiro as Producer. He was 42 (now 80) years old Production
Pee-wee's Big Adventure poster
Pee-wee's Big Adventure (37 years)

The story of a rebel and his bike.

  • Release day: Friday, July 26, 1985
  • Runtime: 91 minutes
  • Budget: 6000000.00
  • Revenue: 40940662.00