Neighbors is the film adaptation of the book by Thomas Berger about Earl Keese (John Belushi), a mild-mannered average suburbanite who's peaceful, boring life changes when the annoying young couple Vic (Dan Aykroyd) and Ramona (Cathy Moriarty) move in next door. Earl leads a quiet life, with a wife, Enid, and a teenage daughter, Elaine, in their middle-class suburban home. When the new neighbors Vic and Ramona impose themselves on the Keeses, Earl can't handle it. Annoyed by his inability to handle the couple, and his lack of proof that they are doing anything wrong on purpose, Earl starts to quickly lose his cool. As the nigh progresses the fued between Earl and his new neighbors becomes suburban warfare, and Earl comes to a shocking realization about his own life.