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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Paul Reubens
Elizabeth Daily
Mark Holton
Diane Salinger
Directors
Tim Burton
Screenwriters
Phil Hartman
Paul Reubens
Michael Varhol
Running Time
90 minutes

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Female truckers, escaped convicts, fortune tellers: The Bicycle Thief gets a zany servicing.


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Plot
Pee-Wee Herman is a little boy inhabiting the body of an adult in a cartoonish world. When his bike is stolen, Pee-Wee sets out on an odyssey to the Alamo, Texas (where his bike is apparently stashed), meeting all manner of weirdos along the way.


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Burton's first feature revels in the weird, the unpredictable, the infantile and the absurd. A dazzling debut.


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