Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure is a 1989 American science fiction comedy film directed by Stephen Herek and written by Chris Matheson and Ed Solomon. It is the first installment in the Bill & Ted series, and it stars Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, and George Carlin. It follows Bill (Winter) and Ted (Reeves). They travel across time to assemble historical personalities for their high school history presentation.

Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure garnered excellent reviews. It was a financial triumph at the box office, grossing $40 million against a $6.5 million budget. Winter and Reeves returned to reprise their roles in two sequels: Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991) and Bill & Ted Face the Music (2020).