Pee-wee's Big Holiday

2016 film by John Lee

Pee-wee's Big Holiday is a 2016 American adventure comedy movie. It was directed by John Lee and written by Paul Reubens and Paul Rust. The film stars Reubens as Pee-wee Herman. The film was released on March 18, 2016 on Netflix.[3][4]

Pee-wee's Big Holiday
Directed byJohn Lee
Produced byJudd Apatow
Paul Reubens
Written byPaul Reubens
Paul Rust
StarringPaul Reubens
Music byMark Mothersbaugh[1]
CinematographyTim Orr
Edited byJeff Buchanan
Pee-wee Pictures
Apatow Productions
Distributed byNetflix
Release date
  • March 17, 2016 (2016-03-17) (SXSW)
  • March 18, 2016 (2016-03-18) (worldwide)
Running time
89 minutes[2]
CountryUnited States


Pee-wee's Big Holiday received positive reviews from critics. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film got an 82% approval rating. 44 reviews gave it an average rating of 6.9/10. The site's said, "The simple story is a little short on laughs, but there's plenty of sweet wackiness for Pee-wee Herman fans to enjoy".[2] On Metacritic, the film scorde 63 out of 100, from 19 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[5]


  1. "Mark Mothersbaugh Scoring Netflix's 'Pee-wee's Big Holiday'". Film Music Reporter. Film Music Reporter. 12 October 2015.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Pee-wee's Big Holiday". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved March 18, 2016.
  3. Evers, Joris (August 30, 2015). "Why You'll See Some High Profile Movies Leave Netflix US Next Month". Netflix. Archived from the original on 1 September 2015. Retrieved 31 August 2015.
  4. Otterson, Joe (January 19, 2016). "Pee-Wee's Big Holiday' Gets Netflix Premiere Date". Retrieved January 19, 2016.
  5. "Pee-wee's Big Holiday". Metacritic. Retrieved April 12, 2016.

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