Plot: In the small town of San Dimas, a few miles away from Los Angeles, there are two nearly brain dead teenage boys going by the names of Bill S, Preston ESQ. and Ted Theodore Logan, they have a dream together of starting their own rock and roll band called the “Wyld Stallyns”. Unfortunately, they are still in high school and on the verge of failing out of their school as well, and if they do not pass their upcoming history report, they will be separated as a result of Ted’s father sending him to military school. But, what Bill and Ted do not know is that they must stay together to save the future. So, a man from the future named Rufus came to help them pass their report. So, both Bill and Ted decided to gather up historical figures which they need for their report. They are hoping that this will help them pass their report so they can stay together.

Rating: PG

Directed By: Stephen Herek

Written By: Chris Matheson and Ed Solomon

Production: De Laurentiis Entertainment Group, Soisson/Murphey Productions, Interscope Communications, Nelson Entertainment

In Theaters: February 17, 1989

Box Office: $40,485,039 (USA)

Budget: $10,000,000 (estimated)

Runtime:1 hr. 30 mins.



Ted Logan – Keanu Reeves
Bill S. Preston, Esq. – Alex Winter
Rufus – George Carlin
Napoleon – Terry Camilleri
Billy the Kid – Dan Shor
Socrates – Tony Steedman
Dr. Sigmund Freud – Rod Loomis

Genghis Khan – Al Leong
Joan of Arc – Jane Wiedlin
Abraham Lincoln – Robert Barron
Ludwig van Beethoven – Clifford David
Captain Logan – Hal Landon Jr.
Mr. Ryan – Bernie Casey
Missy Preston – Amy Stock-Poynton
Mr. Preston – J. Patrick McNamara