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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Tom Hanks
Carrie Fisher
Bruce Dern
Rick Ducommun
Corey Feldman
Directors
Joe Dante
Screenwriters
Dana Olsen
Running Time
102 minutes

The 'Burbs


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Plot
A newcomer to a surburban neighbourhood has a hard time convincing his family and the rest of the locals that his suspicions about sinister goings on next door are anything more than paranoia.


Verdict
One of Tom Hanks' overlooked performances because this bizarre thriller-comedy ends so strangely but there's much to like here.


Reviewed by Kim Newman

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